Tip of the Day Archive
If negative about a relationship, caving in is unfair to you both.
A parent’s ongoing love/support for a child deserves equal support when the aging parent needs it.
Emotional cheating may exist in the hurt view of a partner especially if “another” woman or man is involved.
A long-loving partnership is a gift. Grief’s process takes slow steps to accept loss.
Don’t dismiss the notion of a healthy and satisfying sex life for older people.
With love, shared values, and children’s interests in mind,
living together is worth waiting for during this pandemic.
Stop fighting, learn to communicate, show your children a better way.
The wise parent is a leader by example regarding adult children’s disputes, not a referee.
If possible, consider a partner’s affair as an alarm for help for your relationship through counselling.
Caring in-laws can be a resource of love and emotional support.
The COVID-19 pandemic carries one inescapable message: Your health and safety are precious and we ARE all in this together.
How a divorcing couple deals with their house, finances and wills regarding it all, can reassure adult children of the connection to their parents, or divide a family further.
Jealousy and distrust are destructive to a relationship. Clear any reasons for doubt, or get professional help.
Divorce isn’t only about the couple involved. There’s often a secondary dividing of relationships with others – once-close in-laws, friends you once shared. Some remain close, others take sides.
Depression is real. Offering assistance to get someone professional help is a true gift of caring.
There are proven approaches to repairing relationship resentments through counselling, therapy or coaching.
Start the path to change by asking yourself some important questions.
Grief takes time to heal, for everyone. But children’s loss of a parent is a blow that hurts forever.
When you want to marry someone, say so. Even when apart, love can flourish.
When a partner’s depressed, drinking, and lying, it’s time for serious efforts towards professional help.
Simple changes can renew your partnering connections.
Don’t make assumptions about women who work with your husband/boyfriend. If you feel he’s going to cheat, that’s a problem about him… or the marriage.
When an unmet online dater professes early “love,” steel yourself for the “ask” of money and/or private security information.
Never having a “serious relationship chat,” means having no voice about your life together.
Marriage break-up affects even the in-law parents/grandparents caught in the drama.
This Christmas is a national celebration, not only of our secular traditions related to it. Along with our diverse faiths, it’s about who we are as a people and will be again – resilient, hopeful, staying the course to outlive the pandemic.
Don’t “counsel” your relationship partner. Instead, support his/her getting professional help.
Relationship counselling’s available online during the pandemic. Find the “right fit.”
Couples need to talk together – not interrogate, suspect, and label.
A new relationship with an odd, unexplained flaw from early on, rarely becomes a lasting bond.
Adult children of divorce can re-learn relationship trust from counselling.
An adult brother can no longer bully you when it comes to your protecting your mother from COVID-19.
When a spouse feels intense attachment elsewhere, discuss feelings/intensions and seek counselling help.
Early abandonment by her father can turn a daughter to blaming her mother, even into adulthood.
Try to prevent COVID-19 from destroying family relationships. Tension/fear can weaken needed energy to stay safe.
Consider this: If your lover weren’t married, would you be chosen for marriage, or just for cheating?
Don’t let a lockdown bring out the worst of your relationship from the past. Use it for connecting positively whenever possible.
A healthy relationship mantra for 2020: Adapt and accept what’s essential to safe survival without risking others.
The time for choosing a life partner is when you’re certain that he/she is the one you love, respect and trust.
An affair doesn’t have to end a marriage. What matters is why it happened and what can be saved and/or revived.
Online dating? Ask questions, listen, discuss interests, make a “meaningful connection” before you imagine that it’s a romantic relationship.
Using sex to bargain, your girlfriend insists you separate from your wife before she’ll trust you.
Sometimes love and happiness count more than the issue you’re letting divide you from it.
Unconditional love is built on caring deeply, sharing good and bad, adapting and staying the course.
Feeling “stuck” in your marriage while loving another, hurts everyone involved.
Committed second-time relationships after a loss or divorce need to be respected be other family members.
Repeatedly choosing dangerous relationship partners is a desperate cry for help.
Someone who talks a lot about a spouse who’s died, may still be mourning the loss. Or shares his/her past story to become closer with you.
Divorce is hard on everyone involved. Understand the legal process. Try marital and/or personal counselling. Focus on children’s needs.
When embattled siblings refuse peace-making, show them emotional/health effects on other family members.
Seek remedies for co-workers’ lies/gossip while rising above them.