Relationships

5 Tips On Successful Internet Dating

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Your photo is your first impression As the age old saying goes, “you only get one first impression.” In the case of online dating, not only is your profile picture your first impression with a person it will also make or break whether or not they want to read your profile and click further. The secret to online dating is following these guidelines for online dating profile picture success. Wendy Newman, relationship coach helps with a few steps to take when selecting your profile picture. Newman suggests that you use a close­up as your primary image, that way you can

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Lifestyle

Sex and The Economy. How Well Do You Play Your Part In Building The Nation?

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Let me start by saying I am not a sex therapist neither am I an economist.  However, this is not to say I can’t give my best shot at analyzing how sex plays a major part in sustaining the economy. And I don’t mean those mindless, numbing, sexual acts that are constantly thrown into our faces thorough movies and shameless porn. I am more particular about the healing, liberating, and uplifting experience that drowns you in tears without shame, guilt, self-judgment or trauma. This kind is usually reserved for couples who have found inner peace and have fused with their

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Relationship Matters: Learn to Forgive & Forget

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1. Many marriages suffer because spouses are holding on to past mistakes, past failures, past disappointments, past heartbreaks, past rejections & past relationships. 2. You cannot revisit the past & undo the hurtful wrong that happened. You cannot unwind the hands of time. 3. You cannot erase the scars. But you can choose to forgive, trust God & move on. 4. No marriage can ever see a better future without letting go of the past. 5. Every marriage has some degree of regrettable past. But the successfully married practice daily forgiveness on the altar of prayer. 6. Don’t build a

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Relationships

Seven proven ways to tell if your relationship will last

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While each relationship is unique, researchers have found some common, key traits of lasting relationships, such as kindness and generosity. One of the biggest hurdles we face in any relationship is admitting when it is time for the next big step, whether it is moving in together, getting married, or separating. So, we took a look at several big studies of lasting relationships and psychology and highlight some of the biggest signs that a relationship will last, keeping in mind that every relationship is different. Check them out in the graphic below:   Source  

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News & Features, Relationships

Video: Woman Sets Penis Of Cheating Boyfriend On Fire While He Slept

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One man learned a very valuable lesson after cheating on his girlfriend: If you’re going to be unfaithful, don’t leave your appendages vulnerable to a fiery attack. After finding out that her man had slept with her co-worker, an unknown woman decided to get some payback – against the very body part he had strayed with. While he was sleeping, she snuck up on him, with a camera running, and set the underwear he was wearing on fire. A woman, presumably his girlfriend or wife, whose face cannot be seen, carefully and quietly removes the blanket that is partially covering

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10 Undeniable Signs He Is Head Over Heels In Love With You

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Men are not always the best at showing their emotions, and that can leave some people left wondering where they really stand. So, if you find yourself in the difficult position of knowing you love him, but you are unsure if he loves you in return, then read these ten sure signs that he is head over heels in love with you: 1. He’s not interested in other girls A man doesn’t stop appreciating beauty when he falls in love, but he does stop feeling the need to chase after it! Yes, he may well still glance toward a gorgeous

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Relationships

Save Your Marriage – In Just TWO Minutes

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There are so many things demanding our attention today – from that last-minute work email to the nagging feeling that you must spend an hour at the gym. Sometimes, it can seem impossible to fit everything in. And this means there’s one crucial area of life that often goes neglected: your marriage. By middle-age, your relationship seems such a constant, it’s easy to forget to nurture it. But a new book, The Two-Minute Marriage Project: Simple Secrets For Staying In Love, by relationship guru and mother-of-four Heidi Poelman, has the answer. The changes could even save your marriage – and

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This is the best age to get married if you don’t want to end up divorced

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When it comes to tying the knot, the longer you wait, the better. But wait too long to get married and you might be at a greater risk of getting divorced. According to Nicholas H. Wolfinger, a sociologist at the University of Utah, those who get hitched between the ages of 28 and 32 are at the lowest risk of splitting up. Moreover, waiting until the early 30s to get married, his analysis suggests, is more likely to lead to divorce. That’s not all. Marrying after 32 means your chances of divorce would increase by 5% every year. Wolfinger crunched numbers from the 2006-2010 and 2011-2013 National Survey of

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Relationships

The Difficult Conversation All Couples Must Have

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When you’re in a serious relationship, it’s easy to focus on the love and forget about the money matters Discussing money is not sexy or fun, but money problems are the reason behind many break-ups. Kabelo Makeke, head of Customer Financial Solutions, Personal Banking at Standard Bank says it’s best to have the conversation sooner rather than later. Here are three important questions to ask your partner: What type of spender are you? If there are differences between your spending habits, if one is more conservative than the other, try to reach a common ground. If one partner manages the family finances, the other

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“Why I cheated” – 5 people reveal what made them do the dirty

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Photo Credit: Stephanspeaks.com Cheating sucks. But unfortunately it happens, time and time again. Thanks to the unforgivably honest people of Reddit, we’ve managed to capture a bit of insight into what actually makes people cheat. Read, at your peril: 1. Negative past experience “I have cheated a whole bunch. On just about every single girlfriend I have ever had throughout my entire life. It branches out from an insecurity that I may have developed in middle school when I got cheated on for the first time. I think I figured if I am the first to cheat I can’t get

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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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Health, Relationships

Fight the Good Fight: Turn Spats Into Solutions

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Want to dial down the unhealthy drama in your relationship? You can, once you know how to defuse blow-up arguments and unresolved feuds. “Massive, all-out fights are bad for you. They make your heart race, cause stress, and can trigger issues like migraines,” says psychotherapist Jonathan Alpert. “On the other hand, learning to have good conversations keeps your relationship healthy.” Here are six ways to ensure your next argument has a good outcome. Keep Calm and Carry On If your blood’s boiling and you can barely remember what started your fight in the first place, call a time out. “It’s next

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Lifestyle

When You’re Married To A Woman With Natural Hair

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When you’re married to a woman with natural hair… or a woman who wears her own hair…or a woman with any hair at all to be honest, you have to grow accustomed to certain things. Let me try to list a few. 1) Watching her Bathroom Turn into a Mad Scientist’s Laboratory  On any given day, NaijaWife, when not harassing me over my television watching, will disappear for hours. Once I don’t hear her asking me “what are you doing?” I know that means she has locked herself in the bathroom again. I remember the first day I walked up to her

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10 things a woman should never say to a man especially this season of Love

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When it comes to relationships women are not so perfect either. Foot in mouth disease can strike at any minute with serious repercussions. So to avoid such occurrences, here are a few tips: Never tell a man: “Man up” You are basically calling him a sissy and no man wants to hear that. He is the head of the household traditionally, so emasculating him with such words will not earn you any points. “We need to talk” Sirens go off and panic buttons get pressed when men hear these words. For them, ‘we need to talk’ means ‘you are in

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5 Things We Need to Stop Doing in Relationships

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    Not speaking your mind It is fairly safe to say that half the time we say, “I’m fine” or, “I don’t care,” it’s the furthest thing from the truth. When you really think about it, “fine” has lost most of its original meaning. An extra charge at the ATM is fine. Pepsi as a substitute for Coke is fine. But saying you’re “fine” when you’re really full of conflicting emotions is not fine. Meanwhile, “I don’t care” is usually synonymous with, “I do care very much.” You sit on the couch as your boyfriend asks if he should

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Are You a‘NoNonsense’ Wife

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Photo Credit: Es.streetfighter.wikia.com We women can be very funny. We are so often not honest with ourselves and each other. I think a lot of us are raised to take this hush hush approach to dealing with the problems that arise in our personal lives. Yes, of course it is great not to air your dirty laundry, but I think we should have the ability to be honest with ourselves and those close to us, for two main reasons I think. One reason is to find help; the second is to help someone going through the same thing. Instead of

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Funny, Relationships

Lovers Corner

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Photo Credit: Lovethispic The following conversation ensued between two lovers… Girl : Where’s the key to my heart? Boy : Where’s the key to your heart? Girl: You are repeating my question, you won’t answer ni? Boy: I have it na, abi have you taken it back? Girl: I haven’t but bear in mind that I have a spare one so I can lock you out if the need arises, besides, I can change the lock gan sef. Boy: Oh well, I will just break in… (They both smile at each other)   What’s your take on this story? What’s

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6 Signs His Really Interested In You

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to read other people’s minds? Here are 6 ways that will always help you find out if the guy is flirting with you. We cannot teach you how to read his mind, but we are capable of teaching you to read his body language which is quite efficient. Check out 6 signs telling that the man is really attracted to you.  1. His warm-hearted and sincere smile.  A smile is always a positive sign. Smile back at him and let him approach you. This will make your very first contact friendly and warm.

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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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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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