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What A Teen Needs - Respect

Conversations with our teenagers can be unpredictable. How do parents start establishing a sense of mutual respect in their parent-child teen relationship?

08 February, 2023

How to Talk to Your Children About Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

With the repeal of Section 377A, it is all the more critical to begin engaging your child in a conversation about gender identity and sexual orientation. Here are some guidelines that can help.

05 September, 2022

5 Questions to Guide You In Resolving Couple Conflict

Given a choice, most of us prefer living peaceful and conflict-free lives, especially when it comes to our marriage and families. But conflict is not necessarily a bad thing. While unhealthy conflict with lots of shouting and physical violence can cause a lot of grief and heartache, most everyday conflicts are made up of disagreements and misunderstanding, and when dealt with constructively, can help us to grow in our understanding of our spouse. What does healthy conflict management look like?

02 November, 2022

Bedroom Talk: How to Grow in Sexual Intimacy

Communicating your desires in the bedroom can be a daunting and awkward affair. How can we do it with grace?

31 August, 2022

What Teens Really Want From Their Parents

Adolescence, with its associated issues and angst, has baffled parents from generation to generation. Recently 4 teens went on CNA938 to share with Susan Ng what teens really want from their parents, and how parents can bridge the communication gap with them.

02 August, 2019

Growing Even More In Love With Your Spouse

“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.” – Pearl S. Buck

14 September, 2020

Why Do Husbands Need Respect and Wives Desire Love?

Why do men value being respected so much, and why is feeling loved so significant to women?

08 February, 2018

How to Break the Ice In A Cold War with Your Spouse

“Why are you always tired the moment I want to talk to you? I only wanted to...”. Before I could even breathe a word more, my husband pulled the blanket over his head and snapped, “Good night!”, cutting me off in the middle of my sentence.

18 April, 2019

Build Your Marriage By Asking These 5 Questions

After a season of coping with parenting young children in our twenties and thirties, along with career and family transitions, our marriage had lost some of its initial shine with the daily wear and tear of life.

13 December, 2019

What Happens When We Truly Listen To Our Spouse

Thriving in your marriage is not a science, it’s an art. Like all relationships, marriage ebbs and flows through time and personal challenges and growth.

23 May, 2023

Are You A Controlling Spouse?

It’s crucial to recognise and understand our need for control. Without this recognition, it becomes difficult to engage in the process of change and growth.

08 June, 2022

How to Declutter Your Marriage & Travel Light

The longer you are married, the more your marriage needs decluttering. Perhaps we can take a leaf from Marie Kondo, and apply her tidying rules to our marriage.

18 August, 2023

Growing Trust Through the Teenage Years

How do we build trust in our relationships with our children? How do you keeping trusting your kids after they’ve messed up? Is fear motivating you to control your kids’ behaviour?

13 July, 2023