Solving Relationship Problems


How to Handle Father’s Day When You’re Fighting With Your Dad

These five tips for dealing with a difficult dad on Father’s Day will help you see him in a different light. You may not be able to stop fighting with your dad forever or heal a long-standing family rift, but you can find ways to treat him with respect. After I wrote When You Miss Your Dad – Help and Hope for […]

How to Handle Father’s Day When You’re Fighting With Your Dad

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How to Deal With Problems in Your Family

You love your family members, but sometimes they’re frustrating and aggravating! These six tips on how to deal with troubling family problems will help you get along with your siblings, parents, or other relatives. Learning how to handle toxic family problems is complicated because of the strong emotions we feel towards our relatives. “Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others,” […]


How to Deal With Your Girlfriend’s Weight Gain

These tips are inspired by a guy whose friends tease him because of his “fat girlfriend.” Are you struggling with your relationship because of your girlfriend is gaining weight? Here’s how to love her through thick and thin… “My girlfriend is actually very interesting and funny, and I think I love her,” says Mr X on 10 Things to Talk About […]

How to Deal With Your Girlfriend’s Weight Gain

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How to Love and Live With an Alcoholic Boyfriend

Living with an alcoholic is painful and scary. These tips on how to love a boyfriend who drinks too much will help you live with the reality of alcoholism. The more you know, the better able you’ll be to get the support you need. “My boyfriend has had problems with drinking too much for over five years,” writes Mary on on How to Help an […]


How to Work With a Coworker You’re in Love With

This relationship advice is for a reader who is involved with a married coworker. Her story may help you figure out how to work with a coworker you’re in love with. “I’m emotionally involved with a married coworker,” says Rita on How to Prevent Problems When You’re Dating a Coworker. “We have been physical but never had sex. We totally get […]

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How to Move Past Our Old Problems

How to Move Past Your Old Problems

Here are a few ideas for moving past old relationship problems, inspired by a reader who commented on my article about marriage. “My wife is unhappy and depressed, and keeps bringing up our old problems from the past,” says Ron on 5 Tips for Finding Balance in a One Sided Relationship. “I don’t want to lose my marriage or my daughters. […]


What to Do When Your Daughter Says She Hates You

These tips on what to do when your daughter says “I hate you” will help mothers cope. I interviewed psychologists, therapists, and parenting experts on coping when your daughter says she hates you. Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection with Your Teenage Daughter by Lucie Hemmen is an excellent resource for moms whose daughters […]