Everyone wants to marry a good person; I strongly doubt people wake up in the morning and pray to God for an abusive partner who takes them for granted and makes their life hell. Surely, no one asks for that. People want a partner who’s not shy with the loving or stingy with the cherishing. People want a partner who is God-fearing, sweet-natured, understanding, tolerant … Continue reading Four Types of Good People You Should Not Marry
The saddest thing I have ever heard anyone say is “we don’t always marry the ones we love”. First time I heard it, I was taken aback. How do you love a person but go ahead to marry someone else? Is it some kind of calculated strategy to keep your heart from bursting from all the love and happiness you’ll enjoy? Or is this a … Continue reading Here’s Why You’ll Keep Choosing the Wrong Partner
“Women were created to please men” This is the general thought many men walk around with even if they refuse to say it out loud (no thanks to female emancipation). This is the thought many women believe hence the urge they have to ensure their relationships work out at all cost. This is the thought society has thrived on – that women are lesser beings … Continue reading Women were Created for the Pleasure of Men
I can’t count the number of times I’ve met Nigerian men overseas, and when the issue of relationships came up, they talked about how they’ve been emotionally battered and used by women of other nationalities, and are now ready to ‘settle’ for a Nigerian wife. The first time I heard it, I was flattered. “Aww! He wants to come back home. Nigerian girls are the … Continue reading Don’t Marry Me Because I’m Nigerian
Let’s face one simple truth: Many married couples in this 21st century generation do not love each other A marriage of convenience has always been a measure taken by the individuals involved to avoid the development of unpleasant situations or strengthen certain family ties. Of course, most of these marriages hit the rocks even before the voyage begins, however the ‘convenience’ keeps them together, making … Continue reading The New Marriage of Convenience
Reading time: 5 minutes I am probably the biggest fan of the Amazing Race; it’s one show I NEVER miss. It doesn’t matter which continent I may find myself, trust me to either stream the episode online or hunt down the channel that shows it. Last night, I was seated on the couch, waiting for the final episode of the Amazing Race Australia. My heart … Continue reading Do You Have a Partner for Life?
Single women lie to themselves- that is not news. Married women lie to single women- Oh! Are you surprised?! Sometimes, people feed us with information to sway our desires and decisions to suit the lifestyles they already live…. I will address this in a later post. Today, I was working on my book when this topic came to mind- lies we single women tell ourselves … Continue reading Lies Single Women Tell Themselves