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23 Aug 2019
People in relationships are meant to be totally open with each other; however, there are instances where boundaries come. Boundaries are necessary, and there is nothing about them that says they must be rigid. Here are some boundaries that should be set in any relationship: Expectations It is important that you discuss your expectations with…
A happy couple in love
22 Aug 2019
Every relationship is unique. People go into relationships for different reasons, some for fun and others for mutual connection and marriage. Despite these reasons, people who get involved, desire a  relationship where they are friends with their partner. Bearing in mind that people have several mindsets when entering into a relationship, it is important to…
29 Jul 2019
Every now and then, we encounter fake people saunter in our lives and unconsciously we let them stay. However, if you get that uncomfortable feeling in the pit of your stomach that you are not okay with someone because something feels phony about them, then you need to know how to deal with them. In…
Love
22 May 2019
According to general societal opinion, if the age difference between two partners is ten years or more, then there obviously is some sort of ulterior motive than just being in love. However, when you date someone who is older the relationship tends to be a more sustainable connection between you which leads to a successful…
28 Feb 2019
Open relationships aren’t for everyone, but for a select few. They are a perfect way to revamp a romantic or sexual connection — as long as those open relationships are navigated in a healthy way – and a good form of a rebound. What really is an ‘open relationship’?  According to full-time relationship expert, Andrea Syrtash itis…
7 Aug 2018
Every relationship has its moments, and so do friendships. Let's say you have a friend and, along the line, you both start getting sexually attracted to each other. Then you end up having sex with them, things get awkward, and it damages the friendship. While this may seem like the way some modern-day relationships work,…
20 Dec 2017
Q Good day, Dr Maymunah. I'm a 23-year-old university undergraduate student at one of the Nigerian universities and currently dating a 28-year-old banker. Whenever we go out, he keeps pressurising me to pay bills and if I remind him that I am a student and can't pay, he reminds me that I have to start…
22 Nov 2017
Q: Hello Dr Maymunah, I recently got married to a wonderful man. He's very sweet, loving and really cares for me. I don't want this feeling to go away. I'm willing to do anything to make this relationship and marriage last forever. I've seen couples who are still in love even at old age; I…
8 Aug 2017
We can all recall the early parts of dating. That precious "honeymoon" phase, just before you hit all the obstacles and hardships of maintaining a healthy relationship. If you're in it for the long haul, you'll see that your relationship will slow down on the romance after a while. It's quite normal for many couples…
28 Jul 2016
Men have a couple of attributes they find attractive in a woman and these varies from one man to the other. Women on the hand; are constantly on the lookout trying to adopt traits the world tells them they should have in order for men to find them attractive. These philosophies may abound, but I…
21 Jul 2016
Once couples settle into a relationship, reality begins to unveil. Routines change, attention becomes complacent and what seemed to be point of attraction begins to fade. Ultimately tension gets on the rise and life become unbearable at some point. Simple things may seem common sense, but you may be surprised how often we fall victim…

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