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Understanding the different stages of your marriage

Life is in phases and men are in sizes! What happens when the marital relationship begins dwindling? Anxiety develops- anxiety that may destroy the couple’s basic outlook on relationships. However before aiming to save a relationship going downhill, we need to understand the 4 stages that every marital relationship...

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The power of compromise

Granted, it is difficult to compromise in the heat of marital battle. It is often better to first take a time out, calm down and then communicate what is in your heart. The following communication tips will help: Rose and John have been married for 17 years, and love...

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Anger management

It is easier to avoid a fight than stop one after it has started! Once the fight starts, you don’t feel capable of ending the argument with an apology or an act of tenderness. Your natural reaction would have taken control of you. You waste hours feeling furious as...

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Marriage: A life-time building project

  A good marriage is a life-time building project. The type of house you want (personal vision) would determine the area, your budget, the kind of contractors and the required materials. Although, there are some popular mode of finding suitable plots of land (partner) such as through estate agents,...

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Maybe I should even end this marriage?

The divorce rate is rising all over the world. A recent EU-wide survey reveals an overall increase in the number of couples getting divorced. Britain and Finland have the joint highest divorce rate in the EU. The African continent isn’t spared from this situation. Divorce is also increasing in...

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The 7 Types of Dysfunctional Marriages – David Willis.

Many couples are healthy and thriving, but many others remain stuck in a perpetual state of dysfunction. Some of them have been living in the dysfunction for so long that they don’t even think anything is wrong. It’s remarkable what can start feeling “normal” if it goes on long...

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FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES

There are five basic love languages – five ways to express love emotionally. Each person has a primary love language. Identify and learn to speak your spouse’s love language if you want that person to feel loved. Words of Affirmation One time, a pastor was visiting his daughter and...

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Can this really be a blessing!

God said it wasn’t good for ‘Adam’ to be alone so He created ‘Eve’ to solve the ‘aloneness’ problem, it means God does not intend that ‘Eve’ should live far away from ‘Adam’. Companionship seems to be the original essence of marriage. In today’s world, due to economic reasons,...

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Why does she always say NO?

Some husbands wonder why their wives turn down their sexual advances. There are various reasons for this. Tiredness or ill health: sometimes the woman is just tired, both in her body and in her mind. If this is not a usually occurrence, the man will surely know she is...

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Honey, Are you sure God told you so???

Trust and open communication are very important requirements in marriage, How will you react if your spouse comes home one day to tell you that the Lord had asked him to give up a building you both had struggled for years to erect or maybe the only family car?...

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Put the Intimacy Back

A lot of people who have been together for a long time tend to lose the intimacy that was once in their relationship. Jobs, kids or other responsibilities tend to get in the way of our relationships. When I say intimacy I’m not just talking about sex. Intimacy isn’t...

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What Do Men Really Want in a Relationship?

Yeah, it’s hard to figure out what your man wants out of the relationship you are in. Men and women are completely different when it comes to what they want and need in their relationships. Below are a few things that men have specifically said they wanted when it...

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What Do Women Really Want in a Relationship?

It’s been said that women are extremely hard to understand, though a lot of women disagree with that. Women aren’t really that hard to figure out and here are a few tips to help you understand what your woman wants in the relationship. Women want to know you respect...

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Two fishes were swimming

Two fishes were swimming when they saw a piece of meat dangling before them. The younger fish darted toward it with an open mouth. The older fish cried out, “Stop! You can’t see it, but there is a hook inside that meat. It is connected by an invisible line to a pole outside the water....

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Farmer, cultivate your field!

Marriage is like a field and the man and woman are the farmers assigned to work on the field. They are therefore like farmers who have to cultivate their farms. What will a farmer need in other to make the most of the allotted farm? Prepare the land for...

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Lessons from the film WAR ROOM.

War room is a movie centered on Marriage, Parenting, Love and Prayers. I couldn’t help picking up my pen and writing down notes while watching the Movie. These are my thoughts. Communication is key in every relationship either in Marriage, Parent to child, among friends or even at work....

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You want to get married, why?

There are many singles out there that are clamouring for marriage. When you ask them why they want marriage so badly, the answers are varied and most times the reasons they give are selfish and sometimes immature. I am getting too old: very true, there is time for everything...

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