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Tip of the Day Archive

June 2, 2020

When an adult child manipulates/controls the parent’s next marriage, the partner should consider leaving them both.

June 1, 2020

Stress during COVID-19 is common and unavoidable. Compromise through these times and your relationships will improve.

May 30, 2020

COVID-19 will leave painful memories but those who are lucky can learn from its fierce lessons.

May 29, 2020

When a married lover’s spouse and family come first, you don’t.

May 28, 2020

Following your own principles should be satisfying enough without judging others.

May 27, 2020

One shared interest only, to the exclusion of all others, is a shaky foundation for a lasting relationship.

May 26, 2020

Don’t accept abuse. Call 911 from a safe location and ask for help.

May 25, 2020

If a partner’s social behaviour makes you uncomfortable, discuss it and consider counselling.

 

May 23, 2020

In a fully consensual extra-marital affair, any “blame” rests with both parties.

May 22, 2020

Dating during COVID-19 gives some relationships room to grow.

May 21, 2020

Don’t let COVID-19 further strain your parent-adult child relationship. Stick to your safety rules.

May 20, 2020

When a long-time spouse turns elsewhere for flirting and frequent contact, look for what’s gone missing in your relationship.

May 19, 2020

Families are facing many pressures while trying to survive this pandemic.

May 18, 2020

Dislike racism/bigotry? Say so, and avoid those who spout it.

May 16, 2020

We’re “all together in this” because all lives matter.

May 15, 2020

Focus on your relationship, not on nasty relatives.

May 14, 2020

Being supportive means being ready to help but not intruding with it.

May 13, 2020

In extraordinary times, we need extraordinary understanding of what each other is experiencing.

May 12, 2020

Coronavirus stressed? Hang in and reach out. There are online resources for most concerns. We are in this together.

May 11, 2020

Jealousy is sometimes a natural reaction against a partner not offering a respectful solution to a past relationship that persists.

May 9, 2020

Hope for Love in a pandemic: Common interests, attraction and growing trust through online connecting, even when in-person meeting is delayed.

 

May 8, 2020

Don’t let alcohol/drug abuse become the elephant in the room. Start a discussion to learn the extent of substance reliance.

May 7, 2020

Save your energy for staying well and managing through stay-home orders until the time for change is as safe and informed as possible.

 

May 6, 2020

Smoking and vaping allow COVID-19 to attack even young lungs already weakened by regularly inhaling nicotine.

May 5, 2020

Divorced parents must be honest and open with adult children about a serious love relationship.

May 4, 2020

When a relationship’s over, it’s obvious. Accept it and move on.

May 2, 2020

Families at home with children must muster their strengths, tolerance, creativity, and determination to fight the virus’ spread.

 

May 1, 2020

In war, everyone’s at risk. In a pandemic, even those who feel invulnerable may spread the deadly disease which can turn on them too.

April 30, 2020

Emotional/verbal family abuse can be harmful to both abuser and abused. Protect yourself, help the weaker one if possible.

April 29, 2020

Some difficult mother/daughter relationships still call for moments of connection (remotely) during this dangerous pandemic.

April 28, 2020

Children need close family support during this pandemic.

April 27, 2020

Former cheaters may change when older… or not.

April 25, 2020

Show the realities of what COVID-19 does to victims, to teenagers who resent strict rules.

April 24, 2020

At a time of pandemic fears, try to smooth family squabbles any decent way you can.

April 23, 2020

Adapt to the “new-normal” in our changing world.

April 22, 2020

Nasty gossip affecting children is bullying. School officials must take action.

April 21, 2020

Love should blend two people’s needs and desires, not what their adult children prefer.

April 20, 2020

When shared custody issues cause grief to older children, get legal/mediator help to change the agreement.

April 18, 2020

Stay up-to-date informed about the risks in your community and living situation, related to having sex during  the coronavirus.

April 17, 2020

Don’t let external difficulties beyond your control divide you. Set boundaries and co-operate to get through it.

April 16, 2020

Find your “normal” to maintain needed relationships, especially the one with yourself.

April 15, 2020

Responding to what’s needed in crises and helping others, keep individuals/families and communities strong.

April 14, 2020

In this COVID-19 crisis, do everything possible based on information to date, to keep your household members safe.

April 13, 2020

These critical times that carry serious health threats, require great patience, understanding and trust, especially in still-developing relationships.

April 11, 2020

Many families are exercising responsible care/concern for their older generation during Covid-19.

 

April 10, 2020

Too much couple togetherness staying home? Solve small stuff, compromise on bigger things, connect as friends and lovers.

April 9, 2020

When you self-isolate from exposure to the coronavirus, you’re helping yourself and the immediate, critical need to slow the surge of illness for us all.

April 8, 2020

Getting through social isolation requires finding online resources for human connection, creativity, fitness, and needed help.

April 7, 2020

In these tough times, “lean in” to your important relationships, with a partner, close family and friends, together, online and whatever ways possible.

April 6, 2020

A basic difference in values is a deal-breaker.

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