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Tip of the Day Archive

April 7, 2007

In-law problems can’t get resolved if the person who’s upset has a spouse who stays detached.

April 6, 2007

When a marriage is troubled, look to major repair work instead of picking at sore spots.

April 5, 2007

Family interference in adult relationships often pushes the relative further away.

April 4, 2007

When major life changes put stress on relationships, professional help can ease communication and understanding.

April 3, 2007

Some kinds of personal risk-taking are too much for a partner to bear.

April 2, 2007

Relationships are not best achieved by choosing “either/or.”

March 31, 2007

Internet love affairs are a beginning, requiring personal meetings to become real.

March 30, 2007

Small-stuff critiques can erode a relationship.

March 29, 2007

Differing lifestyle expectations can destroy relationships.

March 28, 2007

Teenagers’ angry behaviour is sometimes a covert cry for help.

March 27, 2007

Lending money frequently can ruin a relationship.

March 26, 2007

Email slip-ups can create havoc in relationships. Think first.

March 24, 2007

When a partner handles money matters secretly, it’s time to discuss more than the budget.

March 23, 2007

Mutual sensitivity is a must in any relationship.

March 22, 2007

A cheater can change, if he/she has the will and self-knowledge to do so.

March 21, 2007

You can’t test a romance for long-term possibilities if there’s a third partner in the picture.

March 20, 2007

Do not let friends dictate your loyalties, according to their whims.

March 19, 2007

Stirring up an old emotional can spread the sadness further.

March 17, 2007

When a partner’s porn-watching is disturbing to you, it’s no longer a private matter.

March 16, 2007

Letting friends know of their body odour is a favour to them as well as yourself.

March 15, 2007

When children change their normal behaviour, explore what prompted it.

March 14, 2007

You can avoid the hoopla of a birthday, but it’s foolish to try to avoid your age and stage.

March 13, 2007

Going after someone else’s full-time partner, is looking for trouble.

March 12, 2007

Finding a date/mate takes trying new approaches and showing flexibility.

March 10, 2007

When you have strong suspicions, odds are you need to discover some facts.

March 9, 2007

Before sharing your credit card, check out the reasons for being asked.

March 8, 2007

Rejecting a partner sexually is a sure way to not achieve the improvements you seek.

March 7, 2007

Not confronting a relative’s repeated racist remarks is tantamount to accepting them.

March 6, 2007

Shyness can sometimes be helped by enriching your own life and interests.

March 5, 2007

The solution to a loveless marriage requires thoughtful weighing of options.

March 3, 2007

March 2, 2007

You can’t force someone to quit smoking, but you can show how much you care for their health.

March 1, 2007

It’s never too late to apologize again for a mistake.

February 28, 2007

Don’t let family/social niceties interfere with protecting your child from aggression.

February 27, 2007

When a partner can’t accept your responsibility to children, you’re facing a deal-breaker.

February 26, 2007

Until a couple has The Talk, there are chances for misunderstandings and confusions about their relationship.

February 24, 2007

Relationship “solutions” that are tossed out in rage usually create far worse problems.

February 23, 2007

When a whole household is troubled, there’s more than one solution needed to calm it.

February 22, 2007

There’s more to finding a partner than scoring high as a catch.

February 21, 2007

If you let a pet peeve grow unresolved, you may end up with less friends and bigger problems.

February 20, 2007

Don’t let fear blind you to how far you’ve come away from a difficult past.

February 19, 2007

No relationship can thrive when one partner’s self-interest always comes first.

February 17, 2007

When divorce is unavoidable, look to the children’s best interests first.

February 15, 2007

Cultural and/or age gaps can be bridged, so long as others’ disapproval doesn’t win out.

February 14, 2007

Hope and optimism are necessary companions, if life is to move forward from tougher times.

February 13, 2007

Improving your self-esteem is an ongoing voyage of discovery and learning.

February 12, 2007

If you want people to ignore your bad record, you need to show you’re improving it.

February 10, 2007

Cheating just for kicks is a habit that dies hard.

February 9, 2007

Focus on your positive attributes to increase confidence in all areas.

February 8, 2007

When a partner’s anger becomes destructive, and change is unlikely, it’s time to save yourself.