Tinu Asegieme : Love and Marriage

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Happy Valentines Day everyone! This is one celebration I am not really big on but I appreciate its focus on showing love to not just couples but all and sundry. One person who talks a lot about love amongst couples is Pastor Tinu Asegieme who happens to be one my favourite people. As a Pastor she exudes a rare honesty which allows her to speak with depth and wisdom. She has a passion for single and married women and with her husband Pastor Kennedy Asegieme runs the  Marriage Institute, a Christian resource centre for marriage building and is a widely sought out […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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“Love is a beautiful thing” goes the line of a popular song, and I totally agree. True love (not lust or infatuation) is truly a beautiful thing and for me, nothing paints the picture of true love more than seeing an old couple holding hands and looking lovingly into each others eyes. When I think of true love, I think about my folks -now my parents  (of blessed memory) were never the type given to open displays of affection but you could feel the love in the air when they were together. Whenever they were apart for long stretches my […]

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Why Some Married Men Cheat : Four Men Speak!

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  This month is dedicated to food and relationships and one aspect of relationships that has caused a lot of pain is infidelity even in marriage! Marriage is an Institution where Mutual Fidelity is preached and expected. However the phrase “forsaking all others” has been ignored by many and infidelity has wrecked many marriages. Despite the high toll it takes on marriages many men (and women) still indulge in extra-marital affairs.  In fact in this part of the world some women are convinced that most if not all men cheat at some point in their relationships. It isn’t too clear why […]

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Guest Post: Musings of a Husband

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Tonna is a gifted writer but he claims to have writers block! Anyway I harassed him and finally he has sent me this beautiful piece below. Its a unique look at the of a mans fears before marriage and the reality of life as a married man. Its speaks of honesty, love and passion and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.   I used to be a writer. Let me rephrase, I used to think I was a writer. I was working in a foreign country then, knew very few people outside the workplace and had […]

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Keeping your Marriage Fresh!

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The state of the economy is taking its toll on everything including marriages. People are getting more irritable and things that could be overlooked before are now cause for serious conflict. When the bills are piling up tempers flare and your boo takes the brunt of it. However, for these reasons and more a lot needs to be put in to make your marriage fun no matter what. Here are a few tips I have learnt from friends and family to keep things nice and fresh! Have dates: Set aside one day every week and go out with your significant […]

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Marriage and Money

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 Money is a big issue in most marriages and in the early days it is important to make sure that any ugly issues that could stem from money matters are nipped in the bud. Here are a few of the common financial mistakes young couples make and how they can be tackled. Poor planning: It’s commonly said that when you fail to plan then you plan to fail. One of the major mistakes many young couples make is failing to plan their finances. Spending as each day goes by is not only reckless but downright dangerous. Always have a plan […]

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Murdered by her husband!

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They look so happy don’t they? Like many newlyweds I am sure they imagined a lifetime of happiness. Who would have thought about 2 years later the bride would be gruesomely killed at the hands of none other than her “beloved” groom. Yes! you read right the handsome, quiet looking fellow Arowolo stabbed his wife titilayo to death. Apparentely Titi who worked with skyebank lagos was the bread winner until her death.Her husband/murderer was a known wife beater and had lost his job a few months after their wedding. Theirs was a turbulent marriage and last year she had moved […]

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