I read a heartbreaking story a few days ago. A young man went to his doctor for a medical consultation. During the appointment, he became overwhelmed with emotions and broke down crying in the doctor’s office. He then confided in the doctor that his job working away from home was having a serious impact on his … More Don’t air your dirty laundry in public
You complete me. We’ve all heard it. Ever since the dashing Tom Cruise used that great line to express his undying love for Renee Zellweger. (By the way, Tom Cruise was once my Hollywood crush 👌🏽😂😎) You complete me. It sounds like a great thing to say to one’s spouse. And many couples have indeed … More Feeling unhappy and unfulfilled in your relationship? This might be why.
Women are intuitive. We just know stuff, deep within, even when there are no facts to back them up. A woman will usually “see” the outcome of a situation long before it happens. Yet, I haven’t met a woman who has not experienced some level of frustration because her husband is not listening to her … More What to do when your husband doesn’t listen to you
I heard an astonishing statistic (unverified) a while ago, that 70% of African American children are raised in homes without a father. This really bothered me and got me thinking for a long time. Then I realised that it’s easy to point fingers and deride those men for such irresponsibility but the truth is, men … More We shouldn’t really complain about men, if this is how we’re raising our sons
My family and I were on holiday recently. It was in one of those resorts where there are a hundred and one activities at your disposal. Literally. After two days of active and constant engagement from dawn to dusk, I was completely activity-ed out and desperately in need of some “me” time. When the rest of … More Life as an introverted wife in an extroverted home
This week is my first wedding anniversary. Yay! And whilst it’s been an awesome time overall, there have been lessons learnt and here are five “Ah-ha!” ones. Enjoy! 1. Your spouse will surprise you You don’t fully know someone until you are married to them. Regardless of how long you date, the sense of “permanence” … More 5 simple lessons from my first year of marriage
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I was away on a three-day conference recently. By myself; no husband, no kids. Now before I go on, I should probably confess that I’m a neat-freak. Everything has to be clean and in its place. As in, I walk into an untidy room and it’s as if my brain goes into meltdown – I … More A common cause of frustration in relationships
Anyone who really knows my husband knows he likes to jest and even play pranks (nope, he’s not quiet or reserved). Well then, enter stage right: serious, focused, methodical (bordering on OCD), “C’mon people, let’s not waste a moment of eternity!” Olawunmi. Needless to say, the playful words “Uvie lea’e me oh” became quite common … More Light as a feather