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Fashion and beauty director Billie Bhatia shares her wisdom, taking on readers’ knottiest dilemmas.

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    Ask Billie: “I think my best friend’s boyfriend is cheating. Do I tell her?”

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    Ask Billie: “My parents are getting divorced, and I’m devastated. How do I cope?”

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    Ask Billie: “I’m dreading going to my friend's wedding because I won't know anyone – can I bail?”

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Money

Ask Billie: “Am I a bad person for resenting my friends who can afford big plans this summer?”

Stylist’s Billie Bhatia on leaning into a slower, simpler (read: more frugal) summer

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Ask Billie: “How do I get past the ick in my relationships?”

Is it an ick or is it a red flag?

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Family and Friends

Ask Billie: “A few friends have recently said that I’m ‘a lot’. Should I be less?”

Consider this one for the extroverts.

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Mental Health

Ask Billie: “I’m going on holiday, but my body has changed and I’m scared of judgment – any tips?”

Stylist’s columnist on how to feel comfortable in your skin on holiday.

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Ask Billie: “My best friend is pregnant but I’ve been trying for 2 years – how can I handle this?”

Stylist’s Billie Bhatia on dealing with fertility heartache when your friends are pregnant.

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Careers

Ask Billie: “Does everyone have a career path? Because I don’t – and I’m freaking out”

Stylist’s Billie Bhatia on not rushing career choices.

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Family and Friends

Ask Billie: “Should I break up with my best friend of 15 years?”

Stylist’s Billie Bhatia on when it’s time to call it quits on a friendship.

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Ask Billie: “How can I stop feeling intimidated by my boyfriend’s ex, who I’ve never met?”

Stylist’s Billie Bhatia on how to stop social stalking your partner’s exes to be fully present in your relationship.

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Fashion

Ask Billie: “How do I get my fashion personality back?”

Tips from columnist Billie Bhatia on how to regain your fashion identity.

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Health

“I promised myself I’d do Dry January but failed miserably. Should I try again now?”

Billie Bhatia on how to pick yourself up and achieve your sober quest after falling down.

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“I feel pressure from my friends to go out most nights, but I’m burnt out by the weekend. Help!”

Billie Bhatia on how to juggle the work-life balance and still have fun.

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“How can I make new friends when it feels like everyone already has their groups?”

Advice on how to enter a new friendship group when you feel like it’s already too late.

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Family and Friends

“I’m 30 with a good career and lots of friends. So why do I feel the pressure to settle down?"

Once our friends begin laying down roots, we may think we have to follow suit — but why?

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Mental Health

“I can’t stop envy-scrolling. Am I a terrible person?”

Billie says, don’t beat yourself up for falling into the trap of comparison culture.

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Fashion

“I’m struggling to let my new boyfriend in because of my body hang-ups. Any advice?”

If you’re looking to expand your romantic desire and forgo internal body criticism – read on.

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