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Tip of the Day Archive

January 21, 2020

With family differences, work towards understanding, and solutions.

January 20, 2020

Wishing for past love too long? Don’t risk missing chances for a happy/better future.

January 18, 2020

Long-term dating without discussion of the future grows stale with regrets.

January 17, 2020

Dating apps provide limited profiles of an array of strangers. Choosing whom to meet in person requires careful selection.

January 16, 2020

By a third date, honesty about your most serious matters, such as finances, legal standing, must be discussed.

January 15, 2020

Rude, controlling behaviour isn’t friendship.

January 14, 2020

Regular cannabis users need to learn more about the physical/mood effects of THC.

January 13, 2020

Responsible adults keep records of financial “gifts” vs. loans, of what’s owed or repaid, and a detailed Will.

January 11, 2020

Avoid loneliness by joining friends and group activities on a regular basis.

January 10, 2020

Sexual harassment is intolerable, and against the law in both Canada and the United States.

January 9, 2020

Same-sex parents have the same chance to raise well-adjusted children as heterosexual parents.

January 8, 2020

Start fresh to improve your relationships.

January 7, 2020

When a partner refuses to divorce his/her past spouse, serious legal problems can arise.

January 6, 2020

Everyone’s life faces passages which commonly cause friendships to adjust or change.

January 4, 2020

Don’t wait for someone else to fulfill your dreams and ambitions.

January 3, 2020

Dating sites provide the photo and whatever profile a stranger writes. Ask character-based questions early.

January 2, 2020

Don’t risk your relationship by pursuing a personal goal at your partner’s emotional expense.

January 1, 2020

An “amicable” divorce still requires being legally informed and aware of any financial complications.

December 31, 2019

Happy New Year and fresh starts to all!

December 30, 2019

To paraphrase the old saying: The best revenge is feeling great!

December 28, 2019

All meaningful relationships have a place/purpose in your life, including the briefer passages.

December 27, 2019

If someone harasses you, and blocking contact doesn’t help, protect your safety, including notifying police.

December 26, 2019

Dwelling on a past abusive relationship prolongs trauma that wasn’t your fault. Get therapy.

December 24, 2019

To all, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

December 23, 2019

Be discreet when meeting people casually. Take time to assess whether closer friendship is likely, or not.

December 21, 2019

Separate socializing as part of your job from your personal dating life.

December 20, 2019

New Year’s Eve is a notable calendar date, not a definition of who you are.

December 19, 2019

Pursue your interests and seek like-minded people, and you, not Santa, will find your next relationship.

December 18, 2019

When you feel blocked from the ability to feel love, get professional help to deal with the reasons.

 

December 17, 2019

Don’t allow someone a second chance to devastate you, unless he/she shows evidence of having changed.

December 16, 2019

Distrusting your spouse ultimately destroys the relationship.

December 14, 2019

The answer to a woman’s question “Do I Need a Man?” has to come from within herself, considering her needs/wants and any children involved.

December 13, 2019

The importance of “size” in a relationship is relative to the degree of emotional feelings felt between the two partners.

December 12, 2019

The different personalities that attract two people, also require their adjusting to and accepting those differences.

December 11, 2019

When circumstances impose pressure and fatigue, lean in together. Touch, warmth, love, will revive desire.

December 10, 2019

Labelling step-grandparenting differently from grandparenting sends a divisive message.

 

December 9, 2019

At least one parent should be home when a young teenage couple have their “date” there.

December 7, 2019

Do NOT “move on” to another marriage until you’ve learned how your first marriage failed so dramatically.

 

December 6, 2019

When one partner’s emotionally stronger, the other still must share some couple-minded responsibilities.

December 5, 2019

Don’t let love make you accept a second-class role in your relationship. Lying/cheating can’t be dismissed.

December 4, 2019

Since opposites often attract, it’s almost inevitable that many couples have to learn to accept the reality of each other’s differences.

 

December 3, 2019

The trauma from physical abuse is deep-rooted. Without counselling, old fears can be re-triggered.

December 2, 2019

Age-difference isn’t as big a problem as one person being used and treated badly by other.

November 30, 2019

Sometimes the more obvious differences between two people aren’t what’s really dividing them.

November 29, 2019

Mid-life is no time to give up on yourself even if a partner has failed you. The years ahead are up to you!

November 28, 2019

A cheater who brags to you should be warned of being outed, if you know the spouse.

November 27, 2019

Hoping to re-connect with an alcoholic relative? Get informed about the best approaches, build trust slowly.

November 26, 2019

When you view your relationship partner with suspicion, make sure it’s not due to your own insecurity.

November 25, 2019

Disagreements occur in every couple’s relationship. “Fighting fair” is how they can disagree and stay connected.

November 23, 2019

An old/true saying: If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.

 

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