Ellie Tesher Advice Columnist
  • Toronto
  • Toronto Star

Ellie Tesher is a relationship advice columnist for The Star. You can find her column "Ask Ellie" in the Life section.

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  • Relationships
  • Advice

514 Articles
3 months ago
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Advice | My baby’s father won’t stop smoking. What should I do? Ask Ellie

You knew he smoked from the relationship’s start. But you hadn’t yet had a child to worry about, or shared responsibi...

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3 months ago
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Advice | There is no excuse for domestic violence and victims must never be blamed: Ask Ellie

I want to apologize for advice I offered in Wednesday’s column to a woman facing domestic violence.

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3 months ago
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Advice | My boyfriend is threatening to murder me. How do I handle this? Ask Ellie

Also, a father wonders if his kids can handle him dating.

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4 months ago
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Advice | Were airline staff racist in shrugging off this crying woman? Ask Ellie

Also, a reader gives advice to a couple who wonder if they’re supporting a student the right way.

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4 months ago
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Advice | My parents’ health issues must come first right now, but my husband is unsupportive: Ask...

With both your parents experiencing difficult health challenges, you need focused energy and shared decision-making w...

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4 months ago
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Advice | A widowed cousin’s new husband is being treated as an outsider. What should she do? Ask ...

People who distance themselves from “the other” — whether based on their race/religion/politics or all of these — don...

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4 months ago
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Advice | My husband and I are from different cultures. Can we get past our emotional divide? Ask ...

Love crosses geographical boundaries. But cultural norms from the past don’t always change easily.

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4 months ago
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Advice | My friend’s attractive, smart, and ends up with lousy guys. What can she do? Ask Ellie

Also, a reader describes trying, and failing, to keep a marriage together.

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4 months ago
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Advice | I love him passionately, he broke up with me, and now he’s back: Ask Ellie

Also, a reader urges action about a pedophile getting close to a family’s children.

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4 months ago
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Advice | I watched a mother go off on her teenage daughter. Should I have intervened? Ask Ellie

Also, a reader asks what the right thing to do with an item borrowed 30 years ago and not returned.

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4 months ago
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Her kindness to my son came with a surprise bill: Ask Ellie

Also, Ellie recommends supporting, not criticizing, a socially ambitious relative.

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4 months ago
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Advice | A psychologist nudges millennials toward resuming their personal lives in person: Ask Ellie

Also, a senior reader wonders what can be done for a fully grown but unhappy child.

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