What Do You Think, Sujatha?

In Love With Myself

In Love With Myself

Dear Sujatha, I spend a lot of time practicing self-care, whether through yoga, meditation, or the way I eat. My boyfriend, however, doesn’t prioritize self-care, and judges the measures I go to to protect my body and my mind, potentially seeing it as selfish. How […]

Losing Myself

Losing Myself

Dear Sujatha, I am worried that I am losing myself in my relationship. I often find myself accepting things I do not want, despite craving independence. I know what I want for myself but those things don’t always align with what my partner wants, so […]

Restless In Virginia

Restless In Virginia

Dear Sujatha, I am in a committed relationship, and my partner loves where we live, and has roots established here but I have no ties here, and am ready to move. If it is unrealistic to expect my partner to move, what can I do […]

My Kid is a Sweet Pain in the Butt

My Kid is a Sweet Pain in the Butt

Dear Sujatha, My son is in the 6th grade. He is sweet, loyal, really handsome, hilarious, good at heart, but also immature, aggressive, quick to anger, impulsive, manipulative and sometimes he tells lies, though he can also be remarkably truthful! Here’s my problem: yesterday I […]

My daughter’s friend

My daughter’s friend

Dear Sujatha, I have a pretty involved problem but I will try to be brief. My friend Maria and her husband Joe just got divorced. Their youngest child Beth is my daughter’s good friend. They are 16 years old. Beth splits time between Maria and […]

That Belt I Stole

That Belt I Stole

Dear Sujatha, About 3 years ago, I stole this belt from a store in the outdoor mall near my house. The reason I did it is pretty stupid and really doesn’t matter, but basically boils down to my needing a belt and having left my […]