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He can’t handle his booze

I think my boyfriend has a drink problem but he insists he doesn’t. I love him so much and we seem made for each other – until he gets drunk. I am 26 and he’s 28. We’ve been together for a year and I stay at his flat most weekends. After dinner most evenings, we share a bottle of wine. Then he gets out the whisky and can’t stop. That’s when he changes.

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Why suicide needn’t be an option

SUICIDE has a nasty ring to it. It is also chilling. For a human being to sit down, think his life over and decide that it is not worth living, takes a lot of courage. Yet, it takes a lot more courage and guts to stay and find out if at the end of the tunnel, he might not find a light. The bewildering fact is that suicide bids are on the increase; and actual successes boggle the mind. In the past, cases of a suicide were shrouded in absolute secrecy. Instead entirely different reasons were given as to the cause of death while speculations ran riot.

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Men don’t like it when they get a dose of their medicine!

“AREN’T our women a bit over the top in the way they dress these days?”  That was Kay as he breezed into my office looking a bit worn around the edges. He’s currently heavily involved with Bomma, an older friend years younger than he is, but had also met Rose, one of the participants at a course we ran on Information Technology a couple of months back.

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Defying time and space with love

Maintaining an emotional relationship generally with a loved one is no piecemeal. It comes with it turns and hurdles. The hurdles and turns are peculiar if you are in a long distance relationship and it might not always be the most comforting or convenient romantic relationship. And even though we all know that absence, or as in this case, distance makes the heart grow fonder, don’t forget also that out of sight could be out of mind too. However, since the debate on which of the two positions is true remains inconclusive, our best bet would be to hold on to what you have, knowing that no relationship can thrive on auto drive anyway. We need to work at it as well as stay focussed and patient. I have gathered a few tips that might be of help if you are planning on starting a long distance relationship or have found yourself in one without a choice.

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