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Tip of the Day Archive

April 29, 2019

On big issues, compromise is more than tit-for-tat, but rather about emotional giving and receiving.

April 27, 2019

Never let a near stranger’s demeaning rude remarks define you.

April 26, 2019

Don’t fall for someone’s practiced cons.

April 25, 2019

Rekindling a past romance? Be realistic about the present.

April 24, 2019

Boosted self-confidence, and better communication helps in finding dates.

April 23, 2019

Over-analyzing relationship issues without good counselling guidance can impede any positive change.

April 22, 2019

Don’t choose bitterness and anger if there’s a chance for better-quality life.

April 20, 2019

When a partner distances physically, both need to discuss the reasons (together or through counselling).

April 19, 2019

When an adult child divides a couple, a team strategy is needed.

April 18, 2019

Sharing new-baby information and mutual trust helps both parents become partners in child rearing.

April 17, 2019

Don’t let a go-nowhere “crush” limit your self-confidence for another real relationship.

April 16, 2019

A healthy emotional connection is essential for a long-term relationship.

April 15, 2019

Back off an office affair until the “attached” person either repairs or rethinks his/her current partnership.

 

April 13, 2019

Healing a partner’s deep resentment requires equally deep understanding of what “cheating” really means.

April 12, 2019

Uncertain paternity is delicate emotional territory. Offering “revelations” can be deeply harmful to the people involved.

April 11, 2019

DNA science has brought remarkable health benefits, AND new realities of genetic relatives.

April 10, 2019

If a partner’s falsely accusing you of cheating, the motivation may be his/her own guilt.

April 9, 2019

When an online “friend” cancels just before meeting in person, you’re probably luckier than you think.

April 8, 2019

Maintaining a loving relationship plus other partners requires full mutual consent.

April 6, 2019

A true friend doesn’t take advantage of knowing that you want more.

April 5, 2019

Most governing bodies of professional health practitioners have strict rules barring sexual/romantic relationships with patients.

April 4, 2019

Setting “limits” on love choices doesn’t guarantee finding The One.

April 3, 2019

If serious illness wrecks your sexual relationship, seek information and advice from medical and sex-therapy experts.

April 2, 2019

No relationship thrives where insults, disrespect, and immaturity divide both parties.

April 1, 2019

Forgoing intimacy in very early dating doesn’t signal rejection. It’s sometimes just about getting to know one another.

March 30, 2019

The “dog-talk” can create a harsh impasse if it’s conducted as adversaries instead of as practical, caring partners.

March 29, 2019

Age doesn’t define us; attitude and how we treat others does.

March 28, 2019

A “fresh start” after divorce means still being you, with an open mind towards new people.

March 27, 2019

Teenagers need awareness of how social media, text, and messaging apps complicate easily fragile emotions and early dating.

March 26, 2019

When a partner’s mental health is in serious question, seek information from his/her physician, or get the person to a mental health clinic.

March 25, 2019

Don’t accept repeated putdowns and sarcastic criticism as “just joking.”

March 23, 2019

When you can’t forget a past wound, you need to discuss it together and/or in counselling, to heal.

March 22, 2019

Sudden distancing isn’t always explained or understood. Moving on becomes essential.

March 21, 2019

Bickering couples need to hear that their arguments strain other friendships.

March 20, 2019

An affair when single is a mindless romance; when happily married it’s a fool’s risk.

March 19, 2019

Tough mother-in-law? Decide with your partner on reasonable boundaries with room for improved relations.

March 18, 2019

Give a full-time caregiver more than an occasional visit. They need regular time on their own.

March 16, 2019

Sometimes, a beautiful, generous-spirited love outweighs all other considerations in a relationship.

March 15, 2019

While a wedding’s very important, a sibling’s mental health care is urgent.

March 14, 2019

Abuse is never acceptable, not even for some rare moments of happiness.

March 13, 2019

Impotence has several contributing factors, including both physical and emotional disorders, for which treatment may be available. Seek medical or counselling help.

 

March 12, 2019

Cyber-stalking’s illegal (especially if harassment’s involved), and an unhealthy obsession requiring therapy for the stalker.

March 11, 2019

You may get along with an ex-partner who cheated on you, but you can’t trust him/her.

March 9, 2019

A passionate romance in extraordinary circumstances is a gift, but not always one that can last.

March 8, 2019

You only need to meet one serial romancer to know the next one… and expect nothing more.

March 7, 2019

Two people, who communicate differently, must adjust to each other’s style and meanings.

March 6, 2019

When the dating signals from someone don’t feel right, they probably aren’t. End it.

March 5, 2019

Speak up when your gut feelings show that you want “more” from dating someone than being friends with benefits.

March 4, 2019

When an adult child becomes physical, your personal safety is the priority.

March 2, 2019

Avoid letting depression take control of your life by seeing a doctor or mental health clinic, soon.