Tip of the Day Archive
It takes a community to combat bullying among students, by speaking to the parents, school authorities, and the relevant teachers.
There’s more to achieving sexual pleasure than judging men based on penis size.
All family members should know the risks for someone living with a peanut allergy.
There can be light and happiness at the end of the divorce tunnel for men and women alike.
Independence and self-realization are proud achievements. Don’t cloud it with unnecessary worries and distrust.
When a relationship’s going nowhere, one of you will call the game or get going alone.
If family tensions are affecting those fragile or overwhelmed, withdraw.
Until a person values themself, their search for romance and connection keeps repeating its negative pattern.
There are counsellors, therapists, coaches, and books to help you improve a present relationship. Or achieve a better life for yourself.
Alcoholism kills relationships. Recovery is possible. Check out addiction counsellors, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), professional behavioural treatment, and “Stop Drinking” books.
Never rush into a relationship just to have one. A man who deeply loves and respects you is worth waiting for.
Teenage twins can be doubly challenging during physical/emotional changes. Parental understanding/guidance is key.
If you love/trust someone much younger or older, live your life and relationship without fear of judgment.
Moving far from a loving wife and small children for a “dream job,” has marital risks. Set a six-month “trial” period.
Any person, male or female, who realizes that they’re in a controlling/abusive relationship, should plan a safe exit and then inform police.
Moving in together may initially cause a couple to experience insecurity about sharing space and belongings.
Wherever sexual innuendoes exist, there are gossips, disapprovers, attention-grabbers, and over-reactors.
Cheating right up to the wedding day calls for discussion/honesty about why/whether to commit to your relationship or divorce.
Adult children need their parents’ emotional support, but it should be bolstered by confidence in their ability to make their own important decisions.
Whenever someone dithers over a major life decision, without any resolution, they either don’t want to answer or prefer to blame someone else.
Despite one partner’s affair, a marriage can refresh and thrive, if both parties commit to mutual improvements, and renewed love.
Accepting a partner’s cheating can be as emotionally harmful to your children as to you.
If your in-laws show no interest in your marriage or well-being, find supports among your family and your trusted friends.
The twinship bond has a genetic base, and can’t be “created” by non-twins.
Even religious/cultural communities appreciate love marriages chosen by the bride and groom.
When partners planning to cohabitate each have their own child, conversations/preparations between each unit, and the whole group are crucial.
Busy working parents need agreed time-spots for connecting emotionally/physically. Ask grandparents for help, not distraction.
Complaining about your marriage is counter-productive, making you feel worse. Consider with your partner what you both can do to improve it.
Children of divorce need support adjusting, and constant assurance of being loved by both parents.
Parents’ role in their adult children’s relationships is to be supportive, offering advice only when asked, unless abuse is evident/suspected.
No matter your age, an “attraction” is like a crush until you get to know someone better.
Silence/lies about a “secret” child through cheating calls for re-thinking the whole relationship.
Toxic relationships play havoc with peace of mind. Protect yourself and your own choices.
The present and future are what matters most in a continuing relationship, especially when love has persisted throughout.
Women’s apparel reflects their taste, NOT any interest in being objectified or ogled.
When someone says that you’re “too good” for them, it’s their lying excuse for being already involved with someone else. And trying to wrongly put the blame on you. Be relieved that it’s over.
Extended family time is important, but couple time is the bedrock of your relationship.
Don’t obsess on a past love if you’re staying married.
If he/she is stringing someone else along, you may be facing the same fate.
Disclosing something you’re uncertain about, may risk your friendship.
Early marital fights signal it’s time to learn better ways to communicate your feelings and respect your partner’s.
When pregnancy’s being discussed, both partners should expect equal involvement in parenting.
Under heavy relationship stress, be open with your partner, so you both get a chance at resolving it.
Domestic violence from a female or male is equally heinous.
Trust yourself, and trust in your growth and learned experiences.
When a date/friend/partner offers only “bread crumbs” of interest, end the relationship.
A young marriage based on years of being “best friends” calls for taking time to both be sure that you’re not just afraid to let the other move on.
Seeking dating/sexual connection, still requires health precautions regarding sexually transmissible diseases and the pandemic.
Don’t take long friendships for granted. Heal disagreements early.
When divorce issues get nasty, disengage from fighting your soon-ex. Let your lawyer explain what’s legally fair.