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Tip of the Day Archive

May 24, 2017

Once an unrepentant compulsive liar/cheater is exposed, you’re knowingly facing drama and deception.

 

May 23, 2017

Confront intense family interference with a united front, or it’ll tear you apart.

 

May 22, 2017

When a new partner’s behaviour suddenly changes, learn what’s happening before you try to “fix” things.

May 20, 2017

A shocking incident of an unwanted sexual come-on, can leave long-term doubts about how you reacted at the time.

 

May 19, 2017

Those people who envy and critique the personal choices that make you happy, are NOT good friends or caring family.

May 18, 2017

Understand why your partner wants your presence when the ex is around, before you try to make changes.

May 17, 2017

Someone who strings you along and lets others know, cares only about himself.

May 16, 2017

Shakespeare knew it long ago: “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; / For loan oft loses both itself and friend.” (Polonius, in Hamlet).

May 15, 2017

Past sexual partners should NOT be counted, only their health checks, re: STD’s, should be open.

May 13, 2017

Unless married people are prepared for the realities of separation, an affair can become a nightmare.

May 12, 2017

After a break-up, healing trumps friends’ neediness.

May 11, 2017

Having a “relationship” is only an idea, unless there’s someone specific with mutual attraction to be together.

May 10, 2017

If fears of a family breakup keep recurring, tell your parents and be open to getting counselling.

May 9, 2017

Discuss Power of Attorney and caregiving options well before they’re needed.

May 8, 2017

When information that could destroy your close family is evident and true, you must speak up.

May 6, 2017

His post-first-sex suggestion that new girlfriend gets her breasts enlarged is insulting, shallow, and self-serving.

 

May 5, 2017

A sudden “I-don’t-love-you-anymore” is mostly shock value to avoid heavy discussion.

May 4, 2017

Frequent arguments between adult sisters often have a mutual history of hurt feelings and disappointments.

 

May 3, 2017

Adult children of divorce usually have strong reasons for breaking ties with a parent.

May 2, 2017

Cheating on a low-libido boyfriend for better sex with a now married ex is a solution bound to implode.

May 1, 2017

Steady love can feel like magic if you put new energy into it.

April 29, 2017

Make a safe and secret plan to leave an abuser.

April 28, 2017

Respecting another’s strong religious commitment is essential for a lasting relationship.

April 27, 2017

Suspecting a close relative of theft? Think through the consequences before you accuse.

April 26, 2017

Sexual fantasies can be more fun when shared willingly.

April 25, 2017

Instead of criticizing a partner’s behaviour that you accepted for years, show another side of you that changes the dynamic.

April 24, 2017

Personal change is less daunting if you approach one change at a time to gain confidence.

April 22, 2017

Enabling a partner to treat you badly guarantees there’s no hope for change.

April 21, 2017

Sometimes the things about a partner that feel upsetting may relate to our own past as much as theirs.

April 20, 2017

Attraction to a co-worker may only be sparks. Don’t start a fire you can’t control.

April 19, 2017

Living with bitterness and anger at the person who “stole” your partner is self-destructive.

April 19, 2017

Living with bitterness and anger at the person who “stole” your partner is self-destructive.

April 18, 2017

Suspect elder abuse? Get informed about available resources and legal responsibilities.

April 17, 2017

Casual sex between roommates, is often a step towards needing to move.

April 15, 2017

Respect a partner’s right to test their dreams, and she/he will want to share with you whatever happens.

April 14, 2017

Don’t “test” your dates. If you have questions about their attitudes, ask.

April 13, 2017

To travel or have babies at 23? Learn how to compromise on major decisions before the wedding!

April 12, 2017

The person you love and commit to must be your priority, even before critical parents.

April 11, 2017

If long-past trauma is still limiting your life and peace of mind, see a professional therapist to help you put it behind you.

April 10, 2017

Post-separation grief is natural, so long as you look after what’s necessary for your family and work, and seek help if you get stuck in sadness.

April 8, 2017

Don’t let a parent’s post-divorce bitterness still limit your life and choices as an adult.

April 7, 2017

When someone’s behaviour is upsetting and dangerous, protect yourself and end contact.

April 6, 2017

Stay out of other friends’ dramas, especially if you’re already experiencing stress.

April 5, 2017

Handle post-separation issues in steps, especially if depression’s involved.

April 4, 2017

A virgin-by-choice has to decide personally when feeling emotionally ready for sexual experience.

April 3, 2017

A partner’s indifference to the effects of excess personal flatulence is no joke.

April 1, 2017

What matters isn’t who finalizes a long-ago breakup, but that you’re moving on from it.

March 31, 2017

See-sawing from an affair to divorce to living together, obscures what you’re really able to give to a relationship.

March 30, 2017

Children raised under joint custody need assurance that they’re wanted and secure with each parent.

March 29, 2017

Don’t let fear and frustration create barriers to your relationship.

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