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Tip of the Day Archive

June 23, 2021

No relationship can thrive in an atmosphere of bullying and insults. Families in which these tactics persist are harmful to everyone, including innocent children.

June 22, 2021

Raising a child together is worth your best efforts to be positive, confident and support each other.

June 21, 2021

Family estrangements only survive when everyone maintains it. It only takes one party to rise above it.

June 19, 2021

Treat each significant relationship as unique, and leave the past behind.

June 18, 2021

Adult children living in countries that celebrate diversity won’t long accept bullying by parents disposed to caste inequities, racism, and religious intolerance.

June 17, 2021

Your own special interests can lead you to find an empathetic partner who also brings uniqueness to a relationship.

June 16, 2021

A parent’s love/understanding is still needed by adult children still being undermined/diminished by their other parent.

June 15, 2021

Separating spouses have options in lawyers’ approaches to the wants/concerns of both husband and wife.

June 14, 2021

Bad-mouthing an ex-spouse to your mutual children usually harms their relationship with you at least as much as with him/her.

June 12, 2021

Women who’ve suddenly been emotionally and physically abandoned by their husbands can reject the victim label. They can find healing, recovery, and motivation through personal determination and/or with the benefit of counselling.

June 11, 2021

After recovery from loss of a beloved partner of many years, zest for life/sex is normal and healthy, but should be pursued only when mentally/emotionally comfortable about it.

June 10, 2021

Medical/science experts believe vaccinations are the most effective way of keeping people who are in frequent/close contact safe from COVID-19.

June 9, 2021

Marriage only has a chance at “together forever” if both parties are honest and open about their needs/wants, and any preconceived future plans.

June 8, 2021

Snooping and secrecy are equally harmful to the trust, and mutual support that’s necessary in a lasting marriage.

June 7, 2021

To understand the reasons for a sudden relationship breakup, seek the guidance of a professional therapist to probe the underlying issues, how they were handled and/or why they were ignored.

June 5, 2021

Though love and marriage may be highly compelling, take stock of what you see and expect, then give it your all if you proceed.

June 4, 2021

Looking for lasting love through in-person meeting without online dating? For every goal for marriage that’s essential for you, listen to one of his/hers, too.

June 3, 2021

With so many youth feeling pandemic mental-health stress, a close parent/confidante can help by listening, encouraging therapy, and reacting quickly to any alarms.

June 2, 2021

Leadership in a relationship is meant to be shared, not one person’s teaching position.

June 1, 2021

When a long-time spouse has a secretive flirtatious relationship with a past lover, the marriage suffers lost trust.

May 31, 2021

Acting as both mother and lover to someone will ultimately hurt you both.

May 29, 2021

Hanging onto romantic memories and yearnings about a long-gone past relationship is emotionally unhealthy. Move on.

May 28, 2021

Family pressure against your choice of partner calls for an attempt at healthy discussion, and conviction on your decision vs. fear and accepting control.

May 27, 2021

When a dating partner wants total distance, it’s time to stop reaching out.

May 26, 2021

An emotionally healthy home life is far more important to young children’s development, learning, and adaptability, than a high-end house/pool.

May 25, 2021

Individual counselling support for teenagers as well as the parents during family upheaval, can help all involved.

May 24, 2021

Inquire through an online search whether contacting a long-past love interest can cause relationship problems for him/her.

May 22, 2021

Grieving is a time of reflection that shouldn’t include firm decisions on unknown matters like whether a potential girlfriend provides a “great father-in-law.”

May 21, 2021

When a partner doesn’t communicate important decisions, encourage her/his ideas and discuss needed details later.

May 20, 2021

The best way to seek a “pal” for companionship is to look where your interests take you and who your trusted friends recommend.

May 19, 2021

Any woman or man who feels threatened by someone’s sexual comments/touch/threats should report all to police.

May 18, 2021

If your relationships are repeating a negative pattern, take a break to rebuild your self-esteem. Don’t rush romance, build trust or move on.

May 17, 2021

We can learn from each other even when viewpoints on relationship matters differ.

May 15, 2021

Rushing to find love has never been a wise approach and is far less safe now during the pandemic.

 

May 14, 2021

Divorce is hard enough on children without one parent’s ongoing anger fuelling insecurity.

May 13, 2021

If you can recommend particular books and approaches on currently raising well-adjusted youngsters, send in your suggestions.

May 12, 2021

Both husband and wife need to separate their links to a work partner from their greater bond to their life partner.

May 11, 2021

Social media posts can be real OR not. Don’t overreact till you have the facts.

May 10, 2021

If a marriage proposal makes you doubt its underlying intent, that’s not a good sign. Think through your answer very thoroughly.

May 8, 2021

Singles: Don’t despair. Use self-care, outdoor air, healthy food, fitness and sleep to stay healthy and confident.

May 7, 2021

Co-habiting is a relationship, while property co-ownership is business.

May 6, 2021

At any age of maturity, make choices that can re-shape your future.

May 5, 2021

Sensing problems in another’s life? State your caring and support upfront to hopefully start a conversation.

May 4, 2021

When a partner’s self-interested only, make positive changes for yourself.

May 3, 2021

After maintaining a 15-year affair while still living with his wife, the man’s unlikely to disturb his future retirement by leaving her.

May 1, 2021

Lifetime-affecting decisions often appear more easily with the help of professional therapy (available virtually).

 

April 30, 2021

Adult children of divorce who can’t “trust” choosing a life partner, need to strengthen their own goals and self-confidence about future relationships.

April 29, 2021

Considering a serious relationship? Learn whether you’re both open to sharing delicate personal information.

April 28, 2021

Children given too much power in early relationships lose more than they gain. Adults must demonstrate the give and take of love.

April 27, 2021

End contact with online scammers who profess “love” that can cost your home, your savings, and your dignity.

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