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Tips to Curtail Your Jealousy

In recent times, there have been reported cases of deaths resulting from domestic violence. A wife sees a message on hubby’s phone suggesting the man is having an affair, then a certain emotion comes on her and she picks a knife and stabs the man to death. Another woman...

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7 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Remarkable With Your Family

While the joy of Valentine’s Day can be fun to participate in, it’s also a great opportunity to teach your kids about kindness and real love. Here are seven ways to make Valentine’s Day make a remarkable impact in your family: 1. Have your kids write a note to...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 15: Jeremiah’s Proposal

“You won’t believe who I saw this morning at the jewelry store buying an engagement ring!” My friend shouted at the other end of the phone.   I rolled my eyes, half looking at my computer screen, half monitoring Missy’s movements.   “This person must be really special to...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 14

Visiting Jeremiah’s Little Cottage   At 8:01am the next day, Lisa called me to say she was outside my house. As I stepped into her car, I hoped in my heart that I was doing the right thing.   After so many turns and losing our way a couple...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 13

Lisa’s Request   Why would Lisa request to see me again? This time I wasn’t ready to meet with her. In fact, I was tempted to immediately decline but thought against it.   I would rather ignore.   I needed to get away from everything, the last thing I...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 12

“Are you out of your mind?”   That came out before I could stop it. I wasn’t sure of what to make of what I just heard.   He didn’t respond, he only stared.   “You call off your engagement to a woman you have been bethrothed to for...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 11

Jeremiah’s Text….Gregory’s Offer.   “I said I ran out” I responded, feeling so ashamed before my friend of fifteen years.   “Isabella, why do you always run out? The last time you ran out of an elevator, now you run out of a restaurant!” She was looking at me...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 10

REALITY’S WELCOME   Don’t stop” I wanted to cry out.   As my heart continued to race, I knew that in a few moments this was going to be over.   As if to hear my internal plea, he kissed me deeper. I melted in his embrace. I couldn’t...

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Wrong Reasons for Singles to Get Married

You’re single and in a rush to get married.  What’s the reason? There are many singles out there for marriage and when you ask them why they want to get married so badly their answers vary. Most times the reasons they give are selfish and sometimes immature. The following...

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How much salary should I be earning to be able to get married?

How much you need to earn before marriage depends on several factors eg where you live, the standard you hope to maintain, distance of your house to office, how soon do you want to starting having children, do you have a car etc Since there are so many variables,...

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Should Couples Live Apart?

At what stage is it good for couples to consider staying apart in marriage? Looking at the whole purpose of marriage the way God ordained it, God said it wasn’t good for Adam to be alone so he created Eve to solve the “being alone” problem. It means God...

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4 Finance Issues that Can Ruin Your Marriage

Having a plan for finances is critical in a marriage. Some of the issues that need to be addressed are listed below. Taking care of them will avert friction in your family finance. 1) Selfishness This occurs when someone is self-centered, seeking only their own interests, and not working...

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Tips For Managing Housework Together

This is article is written with newly weds in mind. Most of the time, it is just the two of you at home. One of the challenges for busy dual-earner couples is carving out enough time to get the necessary household work done without cutting into personal, couple, and...

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Overcoming Boredom In Marriage

Boredom is just a message sent to you by your subconscious mind to tell you that there are much more important things to do that what you are doing right now. Boredom is a feeling. It’s actually you who feels bored based on internal and external factors. It causes...

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How to rekindle the desire in your relationship

One of the most common problems I hear is “how do I get him/her to desire me like when we first met”? Remember when your partner couldn’t keep their hands off you, then fast forward to 6 months or a couple of years and that spark is nowhere to...

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4 Tips to Overcome Premature Ejaculation

Intravaginal Ejaculation Latency time(IELT) is the time taken by a man to ejaculate during vaginal penetration. A survey carried out in 2008 proved that it takes 7 mins for an average man to ejaculate while between 15-20 mins for an average woman to ejaculate. Little wonder why most women...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 9

MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 9: Jeremiah's Pre-dinner Visit Saturday morning. Home alone with my cat. Tonight, I would be meeting with Gregory after so long. I had mixed feelings. As I sipped my tea, I wondered what to expect with Gregory. In fact, I wondered what had become of...

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Mysteries of Bella Episode 8

Bella Episode 8: Jeremiah Vs. Gregory   As I looked at the phone on my desk at work the next day and considered dialing it to call Pentagon House’s Legal Director, a lot of thoughts came to mind. Last time I heard about Gregory was when his father had...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 7

BELLA EPISODE 7: JEREMIAH’S ENQUIRY   I made up my mind not to be late for the Heads of Departments/Senior Executives meeting the next day. What good was it to be late for a meeting twice in two days?   I was seated at my desk by 8:45am trying...

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MYSTERIES OF BELLA EPISODE 6

BELLA EPISODE 6: MONDAY CAME, EVENTUALLY.   “Meyer Isabella, Head of Legal Affairs.”   When I saw the gold-plated inscription on the door of my new office, I stared a little longer. Truth be told – I wasn’t feeling quite as much as head of anything, let alone, head...

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Mysteries of Bella Episode 5

Bella Episode 5: Mother’s Visit Fom the corner of my eyes, I could sense my mum was watching me.   She liked to do that a lot. When I was much younger, it really got on my nerves; it still did although thankfully, I didn’t see her as often...

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