Bishop Charles Ighele
When your spouse refuses to apologise
We must not assume that our partners will always know when they are wrong. It can really be painful, when you expect an apology from your partner and none comes.
Stopping the family blame game
As a marriage and family counsellor, one of the major problems we deal with in many families is that of blame.
Handling family mood swings
A wise person once said: “The necessity of seeing lies in the ability of seeing well.” I have come across many husbands, who do not even notice when their wives...
How to teach your spouse table manners
About two or three months after our wedding in 1986, my wife, Carol and I were having our evening meal, chatting on the dinner table, when she told me that my chewing was too loud.
When you think your wife is controlling you
In my article in this column last Sunday, which was titled: “When a woman queries her husband,” I wrote towards the end that I would go to the exclusive WhatsApp page I share with my wife...
When the one you love breaks your heart
About three weeks ago, my wife Carol and I were gisting and laughing, as we were getting prepared that morning for the day’s work. We were talking about how much our marriage and love life has grown.
The mother in-law and her daughter in-law
Before I got married, my mother had decided she would never give any of her children’s spouses problems, no matter how problematic the spouse might turn out to be.
How to apologise when your spouse feels offended
There is a popular saying that ‘it takes two to tango.’ The word ‘tango’ originated from South America and originally referred to a ballroom...