Avoiding family quarrels during burials of loved ones
In every family, there are two clear lines of authority. One is the nuclear family, and the other is the extended family. In many instances, they may not have the same approach towards life.
Some periods a woman needs excess love
I remember visiting someone when I was in my mid-twenties. We used to be friends when we were younger. But we started growing apart when I realised that his ways of life could contaminate my Christian beliefs ...
Keep dating your spouse
I first saw the title “date your mate” in marriage counselor Nancy Pelt’s book “The Highly Effective Marriage.” Through the many years I have counseled couples on the need for deliberate constant manufacturing of love...
Firm parenting and harsh parenting
As a daddy, you can be firm without being harsh. The dictionary defines harsh as “unpleasantly stern, rough.” It defines the word harshly as “in a harsh or unkind manner.”
When your wife is her mummy’s pet
From my observation, more children in Nigeria seem to say “I will tell my mummy for you” than they say, “I will tell my daddy for you,” even though daddy is the symbol of strength and protection for the family.
When you are married to a mummy’s boy
A mother having a soft spot for a male child is not uncommon. It can be due to many reasons.
Is love blind?
I had an experience as a teenager that I will never forget in my life. My plan for my life was to marry early. And when I came across a girl during the last year in secondary school
Does love make men strong or weak?
As my family and two other families sat in the living room of my Lagos residence during our weekly movie night watching Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” last week...