Recently a friend confided her view on life with me. She said, “I am like an onion, made of all these layers. These layers represent my culture, family, education, occupation, etc.”
Problem, as defined by the dictionary, is a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome. The synonyms to ‘problem’ are of various degrees. From the harmless ‘mess-up’ to the conclusive check-mate of ‘catch-22’.