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Ask Ellie: Wife thriving in new job, but husband has other ideas

Ask Ellie: Wife thriving in new job, but husband has other ideas

Many husbands support their wives’ personal and intellectual growth. The ones who don't either don’t “get it,” or dislike that it takes attention away from them
Ask Ellie: Personality differences don't necessarily doom a marriage

Ask Ellie: Personality differences don't necessarily doom a marriage

There are differences in personal nature in almost every couple, and it doesn’t have to mean there’s a disaster looming
Ask Ellie: Mom's past trauma no reason to deny kids COVID-19 vaccine

Ask Ellie: Mom's past trauma no reason to deny kids COVID-19 vaccine

Best chance we have for staying healthy during COVID pandemic is full vaccination status
Ask Ellie: Husband's nurturing side not a sign of secret identity

Ask Ellie: Husband's nurturing side not a sign of secret identity

The question: Could my husband be hiding a side of his sexuality and one day come out as gay or a different gender identity?
Ask Ellie: It takes work to undo damage from toxic mother

Ask Ellie: It takes work to undo damage from toxic mother

Therapy can help greatly in learning how to move forward with your own goals and improved self-confidence, despite your mother’s negativity
Ask Ellie: Don't let old heartbreak get in the way of new love

Ask Ellie: Don't let old heartbreak get in the way of new love

Life’s too short to keep looking backward
Ask Ellie: Wiser not to 'explain' neighbours' late-night visitors to kids

Ask Ellie: Wiser not to 'explain' neighbours' late-night visitors to kids

It could provoke gossip/false rumours among their friends, and spread to their parents and other neighbours
Ask Ellie: Discuss chores with roommate without judgment

Ask Ellie: Discuss chores with roommate without judgment

Be clear this is about fairness, not a judgment on his personality
Ask Ellie: It takes a communal effort to battle bullying in school

Ask Ellie: It takes a communal effort to battle bullying in school

Being left out of a party can be devastating to a child
Murky waters: A history of toxic chemicals in the  fish-farming industry

Murky waters: A history of toxic chemicals in the fish-farming industry

An excerpt from Converging Waters: The Beauty and Challenges of the Broughton Archipelago When fish farms first appeared on the coast in the late 1970s, they seemed like an interesting idea.