South Asian Relationships: Six Steps To Prevent Arguments

Having a conversation about a difficult topic can bring up a lot of anxiety in both partners. If there is already a history of difficult conversations ending in argument, partners get into a cycle of avoiding sensitive topics, creating a ticking time bomb in their relationship. Arguments are a natural …

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South Asian Relationship: Couples Counseling for Failing Marriage

This is part 2 of a 3 part series. For Part 1, please click here and for Part 3, click here. It was a typical evening at Shikha and Nirav’s house. Shikha, who comes home from work earlier, had made dinner and set the table. “Hi,” said Nirav quietly as …

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South Asian Relationships: Single No More

For young South Asian adults, after obtaining a college degree, the next item to check off on your list of things to do is to get married. The pressure for marriage begins earlier than our non South Asian counterparts and may be difficult to explain to someone who is not …

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South Asian Relationships: Patterns in Dating

A unique issue for first-generation American-born South Asians is that many prefer the Western method to finding your life partner: dating. Since many of their parents are immigrants and probably had arranged marriages, they aren’t able to turn to their parents for help on learning how to navigate the dating …

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