Relationships

The ONE Thing Women REALLY Want

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What do women want? This is question men have been asking themselves for centuries and they still haven’t found the answer. In fact these days it seems men and women have become more separated than ever. Misunderstandings, media reports and television series are making it difficult for men to know how they should behave and if they are doing things right. Women, on the other hand, now have been given unreasonably high expectations and often find themselves disappointed when they aren’t met. This causes hurt all around, while things could be so easy. When I asked my friends what they looked for in

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Emem Isong speaks on motherhood: ‘It is nice to have other people to think of’

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Talented movie producer, Emem Isong is still basking in the euphoria of motherhood. Though she is back to work she wish to take more time off to nurse her twins. ENCOMIUM Weekly had an interview with her at her Surulere (Lagos) office, where she shared the joys of motherhood with us and told us about her forthcoming movie…   How are you rocking motherhood? I am doing the best that I can. It is not easy at all considering the fact that they are two. I rely on God’s grace and I am trying my best. What is the best

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Relationships

Men can tell if a woman has cheated based on her face alone, research suggest

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This is Interesting!!! Men may be able to tell how faithful a woman is based on her appearance alone, new research has suggested. The study investigated whether sexual faithfulness could be accurately judged by only looking at the appearance of opposite-sex strangers. “It is striking that men were able to show any accuracy from images alone after only a brief presentation, considering that accuracy in faithfulness judgments made from behavioural information is relatively poor,” the researchers from the University of Western Australia wrote in the study, published inPLOS One. In two experiments, evolutionary psychologist Samantha Leivers and her colleagues, Leigh

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Relationships

Undying Love

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Can you remember the first time you fell in love? It’s even deeper if you had that feeling for that special significant other. My darling husband.  Aah! how I miss you. It’s been two years since you left me… I feel so lonely now. Valentine’s day was just some days ago and i remembered our first valentine’s day spent together seven years ago. You invited me over to your flat at Magodo which eventually became our house where we had our babies and raised our children together till we split up.  Hmn! I lied to my parents as usual saying

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Relationships

7 Hints You Might Be Too Dependent on Your Partner…

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When you fall in love with someone, you want to spend all your time with them. That’s understandable. But there is a risk that you could become too dependent on them if you don’t maintain aspects of your life that don’t include them. Some people get so caught up in their romance that they invest their entire emotional well-being in their partner – and it’s not healthy to be too dependent. Here are some signs that you might be too dependent on your boyfriend … 1. You’re Neglecting Your Friends Do your friends complain that they haven’t seen you for

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Relationships

20 Habits Happy Couples Have (But Never Talk About)

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A happy couple is not a ‘perfect couple’ that comes together, but an imperfect couple that learns to enjoy each others differences, and works together every day to create something special.  In other words, a great relationship isn’t luck and doesn’t just happen – it requires effort and care to endure and evolve in ways that keep both partners fulfilled.. All of this has given us keen insight into the specific behaviors that make two human beings happy as a couple.  We’ve literally watched couples go from “ready to break up” to being “on cloud nine” in a matter of

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Events, Featured

Happy Valentine’s Day To You All

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While Valentine’s Day certainly has a romantic vibe, the holiday is still about love, and your partner is not the only person in your life that holds a special place in your heart. Friends are chosen family, and while you may not always tell them how much you care for them, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to remind your friends that you love them. It certainly doesn’t have to be a grand gesture, especially if you want to include multiple friends in your Valentine’s Day activities, and it is true that the best gifts come from the heart. Happy

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Lifestyle

Hey Single ladies! 5 Tips to Enjoy Valentines day!

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It’s a season of Love and affection, this could be between couples, family, friends and colleagues; It’s a celebration period in my office Owambe.com and we sure going to have fun. Meanwhile, I have some colleague/friends of mine who feel there’s really not much to the day, yeah love should be shown everyday irrespective of the day and season. At some point in our lives we have dreaded the arrival of February because it reminded us of our single status. We would enter into the second month of the year pretending to be above all things lovey – dovey, uttering

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Relationships

10 Unmistakable Ways to Know He’s Head-Over-Heels for You

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Want to know if he’s crazy about you? Here are the top ways that men show their love. It’s cliché for a reason…… Men aren’t always best at showing how they feel, even when they’re crazy about you. But here are simple 10 ways to know for sure: He Opens Up.Emotional intimacy isn’t easy for anyone so if he’s baring his soul to you, it’s not because he likes hearing himself talk … alright, not just because he likes hearing himself talk. He Does the Dirty Work.Taking out the garbage and scrubbing the bathroom floor may not seem romantic, but

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News & Features

Lagos Court Dissolves 18 Year Marriage Over Wife’s Frequent Partying

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An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Tuesday dissolved the 18-year-old marriage between Olukayode Atolagbe and his wife, Bisi over her frequent partying. The court’s president, R.I. Adeyeri said that all efforts to reconcile both parties failed, and the court had no choice than to dissolve the union. “Both parties are no longer husband and wife, they are free to go their separate ways,’’ Adeyeri ruled. The petitioner, Olukayode , 47, had filed a suit seeking for the dissolution of his 18-year-old marriage over his wife’s alleged frequent partying. “My wife hardly stays at home as she frequently goes from

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Six Things Every Couple Should Discuss Before Getting Married

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Many couples don’t take the time to discuss these important topics before getting married, addressing the topics below doesn’t always lead to easy conversations, but it’s essential that you discuss each of them in-depth now, rather than waiting for a rude awakening after you’ve said “I do.” 1. Your Home. Even if you’re already living together, you won’t live in that second-floor rental unit forever and it’s important to discuss the type of home you envision sharing together in the future. Do you want to live in a condo? A house with a yard and garage? Would you consider moving to a different city? How

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Featured, Travels and Tours

10 Great Places To Surf In Africa

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Surfers are forever on the lookout for the next big challenge, and forever traveling the globe in search of the best waves. Luckily for them, there are dozens of beaches around Africa that provide the set up for the perfect barrel, or an intense point break that builds up a rush of adrenaline. Though there is no doubt that many worthy beaches have been left off this list, here is a roundup of the best places to surf in Africa, whether you’re heading north, south, east, and west. Killer Point, Taghazout, Morocco The Southern Moroccan village of Taghazout landed on

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Relationships

7 Types Of Women Every Man Should Date

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The year 2014 is gone already! Guys don’t worry if you are still confused on the kind of woman that suits you; we decided to give men a starting point for the types of women we feel are a good consideration to date. We, as men, know the goal is to have a woman we can love, cherish, hold, and make our wife. Of course what we are about to list is no guarantee of a good woman, but should be used as a foundational guide of what she can look like emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and personality-wise. Here are 7

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Relationship health check

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Even the healthiest of relationships sometimes needs a check-up. We suggest three questions to ask when undergoing a love examination. When you’ve been with your partner for what seems like a lifetime, complacency often sets in. You may be happy, but are you neglecting unspoken issues that could threaten a bond you thought was eternal? We’re generally careful about monitoring our physical health but being proactive about keeping our relationships in good shape is just as important. Here’s what to ask yourself before relationship problems take root: Are you communicating? You’re furious and you’ve made it very obvious, or so you think. If you’re

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Health

The 5 Easiest Ways To Give Others (And Yourself!) A Happiness Boost

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Hundreds of studies have found that actively helping people does good things for the psyches of all involved. Even the smallest kind deeds gives you –and the person you helped —  a positive brain boost. The team at worked with Dr. Paul Zak, PhD, a neuroeconomist and a professor at Claremont Graduate University, to suggest five ways to give the people in your life a little happiness boost (while reaping some of those same feel-good benefits for yourself!). See which ones work best for you. 1. Ask “How can I be of service to you?” This phrase makes your collaborators feel supported

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Relationships

Secrets of a Happy Relationship

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A healthy relationship can be sustained with a happy note if some of the secret rules are followed which are subjective and not clear cut. However, following certain guidelines may help you proceed happily in a relationship. Many of these rules are based on the life experiences of many happy couples and the observation of those in their circle of association. When two people get into a relationship, they look forward to a lasting relationship. Unfortunately, a good number of relationships grow apart after which, the search for new partners begin. Below are a few secrets that constitute to long

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