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Living In Africa As A Woman

Living In Africa As A Woman

“See, mummy don’t stress me o! I’ve already had an annoying day, don’t come and add to my problems! I would get married when I get married.” Wunmi said to her mother as she hung up the call and dropped the phone on her table with a long hiss. ” I can’t believe I called […]

How To Speak To Your Spouse to Strengthen Your Marriage

How To Speak To Your Spouse to Strengthen Your Marriage

Joe, a married father of two, came to me for therapy because he was feeling stressed, and pressure at work was a big factor. He was the sole breadwinner in his family and acknowledged that he tended to be irritable when he got home, even though he admired his wife Carole’s warm and loving nature. […]

Women And Name Change After Marriage

Women And Name Change After Marriage

One of my friends got married a week ago and I was surprised to see her update on all social media platforms the next day that she would want to be addressed as ‘Mrs Husband’s Surname’ henceforth. This actually got me thinking, what is the fuss about a woman changing her last name to that […]

Price Of Marriage Pushes Land Out Of Reach In Sri Lanka

Price Of Marriage Pushes Land Out Of Reach In Sri Lanka

It was another day of agony for Rizeena, as she waited with her family at their home in eastern Sri Lanka to meet yet another potential husband for her sister – the 46th time they have tried to find someone to marry her in the past decade. Most of these meetings last only a few […]

Marriage Is Not The End

Marriage Is Not The End

This one is for my about-to-wed or already married ladies. Please try to pay attention to every word and line. To the main question; Is marriage the end? Is it the end of your life and even your dreams? I’m sure while growing up, you had a lot of people who asked you what you […]

AW Gist (The Change Agents) : Face Your Marriage Sir

AW Gist (The Change Agents) : Face Your Marriage Sir

Just before you begin: This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change agents. I hope this stirs a thing up as you […]

Rekindling Love In A Loveless Relationship

Rekindling Love In A Loveless Relationship

It’s possible you might be wondering how a relationship can be loveless but I’m sure you’re aware that it’s not just love that holds a relationship. A fact is this; we don’t go into a relationship because we only love, if that was the case then, we would have dated or probably married everyone we […]

An Engagement Ring Is Not Enough

An Engagement Ring Is Not Enough

It’s every woman’s dream to be engaged and eventually get married to their “LOML” (love of my life), how sweet! I hope you understand and remember something very crucially important; it’s not all about the engagement ring. Getting engaged is not ultimately enough, in fact, it doesn’t guarantee a talk of the town wedding, talk […]

The ‘Rushing’ Culture

The ‘Rushing’ Culture

Why aren’t you married? Your friends are already having children. You don’t have anything to bring to the table! You are not getting any younger… You are too independent. Do not be picky; but, don’t settle for less. How many times have you heard these words said? A lot right? Approaching a particular age in […]

How To Commit To Your Relationship

How To Commit To Your Relationship

If the relationship is worth committing to, you need to take risks and make sacrifices to provide elements of uncertainty and passion. Go back to the question of what you would do for the one you loved. Anything, right? If you’ve mastered yourself and you’ve achieved clarity in, and focus on, your outcomes, what’s stopping […]

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