Friends and Family

Marriage Advice – Help! I Have A Meddling Sister-in-law

Most couples do have them!

The “other” woman in the life of our spouse that always seems to lurk in the background (or boldly enter the foreground) trying to manipulate her way into first place in your marriage.

Since there isn’t ANYTHING that can be done (you can’t pick which siblings come with your spouse), how can […]

Marriage Advice – How To Survive A Long Distance Relationship

Long.Distance.

As far as the eyes could see!

“How can i survive it ZeeZee? As i’m steady loosing my mind each passing day I find myself living in what seems like the loneliest existence any one could possibly live in. I am married, yet i don’t see my husband/wife and can’t even tell what they are up […]

Relationship Advice – How To Be Happy In Your Relationship!

What does true happiness mean?

Is happiness something that can be achieved?

When will i ever be happy?

This week my numero uno – Ladi – shares how you can experience true happiness in your life and relationship. There’s a shift in mindset that has to happen of course, but there’s one major thing you need to do to […]

Relationship Advice – 5 Lies Singles Shouldn’t Believe About Relationships

Something for the single folks this week!

Many times i get questions or hear comments (in passing) from single people regarding what they think constitutes a healthy relationship.

I have to admit that while some understand what one should look like, most might need some help identifying which actions bring them closer to a fulfilled relationship and which […]

Marriage Advice – Emotional Abuse

Those feelings hit us hard sometimes “something’s just not right with this situation”. You wonder why your spouse has become so cold and unattached all of a sudden, you don’t think s/he’s cheating, but in a weird sinister way, you feel they want to stifle you.

You are no longer the vibrant person you used to be […]

Marriage Advice – How To Handle A Meddling Mother-In-Law

There’s no escaping it! In-law drama is real.

Even if you prayed before you got married for your spouse-to-be’s parents to already “be with the Lord” – absolutely no judgment here :), you will find that there is some relative of your spouse somewhere who steps in to create this much-dreaded drama.

Today, we are talking about mothers-in-law. “The […]

By |September 16th, 2015|Communication and Conflict, Friends and Family|0 Comments

Relationship Advice – How To Decide When To Have Kids

Are you newly married or recently engaged and absolutely disagree with your spouse’s opinion on what a good “baby-producing” timeline should look like? Or perhaps you have talked the issue into the ground but you just don’t seem to be making any headway?

This was the case of a young lady who approached me with the question […]

Marriage Advice – How To Manage Your Overbearing Family

So you got married and just couldn’t anticipate the stress having family members could potentially have on your marriage. When the close relationship you have with your family causes conflict between you and your significant other, you figure “Hey, you already knew about my family dynamics before you married me, so why are you complaining […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Communication and Conflict, Friends and Family|0 Comments

The 5 Biggest Myths About Happy Marriages

Are the promises you heard about marriage as a young adult true? Ever wondered why your current experience in your relationship is not very close to the cloud nine fairy tale that you believed it should be? Why do you have this overwhelming feeling that if you were given the full picture of a relationship, […]

How Smart Couples Manage Friends Of The Opposite Sex

Are you married but still have friends of the opposite sex? Experiences of a married majority suggest that you shouldn’t! And I’ll tell you why.

First let me clarify, I do not mean you should ‘throw away’ ALL your friends of the opposite sex. For example, if you are a woman and you have a male […]

By |June 10th, 2015|Communication and Conflict, Friends and Family|0 Comments