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Why Do People Ghost?

Why Do People Ghost?

A friend called me in confusion, verging on alarm. She was in the early stages of a new relationship. They met at a bar; they had gone on a few dates and spent a late night or two texting. Then the woman whom my friend initially really liked stopped responding to texts. Emails went unanswered, […]

How to Tell If You’re an Empath

How to Tell If You’re an Empath

If you’ve ever felt happy for a newly promoted BFF or sad for a loved one who suffered a loss, you’ve been empathetic. But some people, called empaths, really feel those emotions. “Being empathetic is when your heart goes out to somebody when they feel joy or sadness,” explains Judith Orloff, MD, psychiatrist and author of The Empath’s […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Dynamics Of Parenting (2)

The Dynamics Of Parenting (2)

“Yes, I don’t want to be a parent, at least not yet. Parenting is more than just a role or the name, it’s a responsibility”, these were the words of Olakunle, the first child of the Olawales. Olakunle has grown enough to get married and also bear kids but he has refused to do any. […]

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 […]

This Is How To Speak To Your Spouse To Strengthen Your Marriage

This Is 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. […]

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

1. Monogamy. If both partners do not want the same thing, it is not a good match. In order for a monogamous or an open relationship to work, both people need to be in agreement and have the same desire in terms of their level of commitment. Compromising on this issue will only lead to enormous […]

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