Category: Married Life

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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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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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 3

BELLA EPISODE 3: THE OFFER It was either he was late or I was too early. I kept looking at the door to the mini conference room expecting to see Jeremiah any minute but he didn’t surface. The intensity at which I started to tap my left foot told...

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Friendship- Foundation for a lasting Relationship

I got a question from a 26 year old male who is having difficulty maintaining a romantic relationship beyond a few weeks. He wonders why he starts out with much excitement and in a few weeks, the excitement disappears and he quits the relationship. The missing ingredient is ‘Friendship’!...

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Relationship Etiquette

Relationship Etiquette: It is essential that we learn good relationship practice. There are people who can never have successful relationships because they have no regard for relationship ethics. They move from one relationship to another with the erroneous believe that the fault lies with the people they were involved...

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Angry with God?

When it happened (the death of your husband) you might think God had forsaken you. You might think He had abandoned you; to who? I remember His words in the book of Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the thoughts that I think towards you, saith the Lord, thoughts of...

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Are you an absentee parent?

Children are gifts from God. I remember growing up as a child, my father was hardly around because of the nature of his job. But the few days he was around he did school runs, cooked for us, at times took us out. While taking us out he sang...

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Sex Matter

Quite a number of times I’ve heard women complain about how overbearing their husbands are when it comes to sex. Some have even given up on that aspect of their lives and relationships. I was once there! I woke up at 4am in the morning, left for work at...

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How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship

Being in a long distance relationship can be complicated, lonely at times, and just plain tough.  However, if you have decided that this type of relationship is for you, being ready to take on some of the challenges that come with that are essential. Often, with distance comes more...

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Work Had Really Been Stressful for me

It has been ten months since I lost my job; I got to the bank one morning and was given a termination letter. It was very unexpected as I had been one of the best in my branch but the bank was downsizing and I was a victim. I...

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Relationship commitment

Commitment in a relationship is the protection of each others: (i) interest (ii) values (iii) goals/ vision (iv) ideas. It is highly important to consciously protect what makes up your partner’s life. No one buys trust but it could be earned, not on a platter of gold but on...

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Life on One Income

  Adjusting to life on one income after the loss of job of a partner, an illness where one partner can no longer work, death of a partner or a divorce can come as a huge shock. For couples accustomed to living on two incomes or in the case...

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PUTTING YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER

It has become an unpalatable recurring decimal amongst us that when our people pass on, invariably, their passage is marked with myriads of problems. Take a look at three true-to-life cases: Scenario 1   Tamuno worked in several blue-chip establishments in the course of his 25 – year work...

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TOGETHER…….ASUNDER!!!

It is official! The marriage is dissolved. The tie has been severed and the once professed “loving till death do us part” may, if care is not taken became “loathing till death do us part”. You wonder why in spite of the bickering and bitterness, arguments and accusations, you...

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