Category: Ask

Dr. Sivri
Ask Dr Sivri – Can you love more than one woman?

Dear Dr Sivri,  I hope you are well? I feel kind of embarrassed with my problem, but you are the only person that can help me. I am a man in his late thirties, and I feel really stuck at the moment and in this stage of my life. I have never been married, and […]

Dr. Sivri
Ask Dr Sivri – How can I overcome my insecurity?

Dear Dr Sivri, I am a 36-year-old woman who has suffered from deep insecurities my whole life. It affected me badly whilst I was at school, also in jobs, and in particular in all my relationships. As a result I tend to avoid people, and at work I try to keep under the radar and […]

Dr. Sivri
Ask Dr Sivri – How can I stop my gambling problem?

Dear Dr Sivri, Ever since I can remember, I have had a problem with gambling. Over the years I have lost a lot of money, and it hasn’t been too big a problem because most of the time I have been single, and I have always managed to find money from somewhere or another. If […]

Dr. Sivri
A guide to bereavement and the five stages of grieving

Unfortunately, when it comes to losing people that we love, our emotions are usually uncontrollable for a long time afterwards. There is never a good time to lose the people we love most, but in this period of great uncertainty and fear, somehow the loss of a loved one seems more amplified because of the […]

Dr. Sivri
Ask Dr Sivri – Have I got OCD?

Dear Dr Sivri, I’m a middle-aged man, divorced and now in a happy new relationship. However my partner recently told me she thinks I suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). To be honest, I’d not heard of OCD before and had no idea what she was going on about, but she says my obsession with […]

Entrepreneurs
Tips on picking the right childcare for working parents

Finding pre-school childcare can be one of the most daunting things for a parent. There are so many elements to consider. We asked Letife Mehmet (pictured above), an OFSTED-registered childminder with nearly 20 years of experience in childcare, for some pointers on what parents should look out for and what to ask when they are […]

HP People
When only a lawyer will do: a quick guide to securing a good commercial tenant

In the age of the internet, many people are tempted to rely on template documents to do the job of experts [‘uzmanlar’]. It may be cheaper, but it doesn’t always pay to exclude the professionals, who can not only advise, but also devise bespoke documentation right for your specific circumstances. T-VINE turns to Yildiz Betez, […]

Yonca Abla
Ask Yonca abla: My husband is too controlling
 

Dear Yonca abla, I’m 29 and have been with my husband for seven years, five of these as a married couple. He’s six years older than me and we met at a social function via my cousin. Everything was great in the beginning. I’d not had a serious relationship before, and he swept me off […]

Garden
Flower meanings – the perfect flower for each occasion

With flowers being the perfect gift to celebrate every occasion, it is important to know exactly what the bouquet you are giving says to that special someone. Every flower has its own distinctive meaning and knowing this can help you mark that special occasion with flair. Heed these flowers’ meanings as you choose the most appropriate arrangement […]