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How do I progress a newly formed friendship into a romantic relationship?

There are a couple things I want to clear up before I get into your main question of how to progress the friendship into a romantic relationship. First off, being introverted simply means you find ...
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How to deal with accented people

The best way to broach this is to be honest and tell him that you have a hard time with accents - make it clear that you are not criticizing his way of speech or his accent in particular, but rather ...
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Dealing with ex-girlfriend suicide threat

This does not at all feel like an interpersonal question but as I sympathize with your sense of urgency and the delicacy of the situation I will toss in some advice. The following was grabbed from ...
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How to help a friend in doubt about staying with his family or moving to the USA and what type of life suits him the best?

I would advise this person to take it one year at a time. Some people will complete a five year program, others may drop out after one, two or three years. Or this person may even alternate years; ...
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How do I progress a newly formed friendship into a romantic relationship?

Every person is different, and every romantic relationship is different. But in general, it's always in your best interest to be open, direct, and honest. Tell her "I'm afraid of messing up our ...
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Mediating Between a Parent with High Expectations and a Defensive Sibling

Oh wow, I've been in almost this exact situation. My parents have very high expectations (not as unrealistic or as strict as your father's, though), and my younger sister has high expectations of ...
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How to break a two year old glacier!

There are some missing details, so I’ll have to assume some things to try to answer. You quoted interpersonal problems and I’ll assume these were emotional problems due to your depression and anxiety: ...
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How to help a friend in doubt about staying with his family or moving to the USA and what type of life suits him the best?

Encourage him to think about his long-term goals. For example, he can think about his hopes for what his life might be like in ten years: Where does he want to be? (Which country? In the ...
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