March 24, 2017

Review Category : RELATIONSHIPS

Ghana official wants legal age for marriage raised from 18 to 23

A chief government statistician in Ghana is recommending that the legal age for marriage in the country be raised from 18 to 23 years old. According to the BBC, Philomena Nyarko is pushing for the increase in the legal age to give women more time to become “physically and mentally” prepared for childbirth. “It is well known that health outcome for both mother and child improve, if pregnancy is delayed until when the young woman has matured for marriage and childbearing, to help save the lives of both mother and child,” Ms Nyarko said. It could also slow population growth ...

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Ladies! The harsh truth about that guy who tells you “let’s just see how it goes”

The truth that will set you free might first sting like a bee, but popular Nigerian relationship video blogger Toke Makinwa doesn’t shy away from stinging a little. In her latest vlog (WATCH BELOW), Toke takes on the “let’s just see how it goes” guys. The fellows who take, take, take and give nothing back; who, months into a relationship with all the benefits, still find it impossible to define the relationship. They shy away from the “where is this going?” question, or worse yet come back at you with that witty rejoinder, “I don’t like to label things”. Suddenly, ...

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Wife sues husband for spending more nights with second wife

An Abuja woman is suing her husband for not spreading the love… equally. The News Agency of Nigeria brings us this bizarre article of a 35-year-old woman, Maryam Mohammed, who on Monday sued her husband, Adamu Mohammed, who she claims is spending more time in bed with his second wife. “My Lord, whenever it is my turn for the night, my husband would sneak into the bedroom of my second and spend the night there,” she told the court. The neglected Maryam, who lives in the Sabon-Lugbe area of Abuja with her polygamous family, told the court that not only ...

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5 mistakes married women make that lead to divorce

So here you are, finally married in that beautiful ceremony you’ve always wanted. Now that you have transitioned from single to married, though, you don’t get to take staying married for granted. There are rules of engagement and sex educator, Nikki Ransom-Alfred has listed out five of them, five pitfalls to avoid if you do want to stay married. You nag him. Being nagged by their wives has become so common in marriage that it’s become almost expected by men! As a wife, I can say that saddens me, especially since nagging is so completely unnecessary! Do not allow yourself ...

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5 warning signs you are dating a womanizer

We have all heard this classic story: girl meets boy, girl likes boy and the thing is while boy likes girl too, he also like a lot of other girls at the same time because he is a massive womanizer. A dating expert on Huffington Post, Jane Garapick, has published these five signs of a womanizer and they are solid tips to look out for when you meet someone new – how do you know if he is Prince Charming or Casanova in disguise? Save yourself possible heartache by checking for the following red flags. He has a reputation. If ...

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How these guys get girls’ phone numbers without speaking – viral video

No need for the smooth talk or empty flattery, just walk up to a girl, hand her your phone and watch her enter in her digits. Sounds impossible, but these guys managed to pull it off 17 times. The video was posted on the internet on March 17 by YouTube channel “Whatever” and has amassed around 120,000 hits. Whether or not this odd technique will work for you is still in question… it didn’t hurt that the guys in the viral video are tall and good-looking as one YouTube user pointed out. Earlier this month, the same group produced a ...

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15 guys you should avoid dating

Online dating and relationship expert, Joshua Pompey, put together this list of 15 guys you should avoid dating and after reading it first on the Huffington Post, we couldn’t help but pass it along. Not to be the bearer of bad news or anything, but before you sail off on the love boat with that new guy, check to make sure he doesn’t fall on this list. The set-in-his-ways guy: These men will only become more rigid over time. Dating someone who refuses to do anything new makes for a long-term relationship that is both boring and one-sided. Assuming that ...

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Never too late! 88-year-old woman weds for the first time

Proving it’s never too late to find true love, Betty Jane Allshouse got married for the first time at the age of 88. Allshouse, a resident at a retirement home, met and fell in love with fellow resident Walter Lowman, a 78-year-old widower, in 2011. She said she had given up on becoming a bride until she moved into the Pennsylvania retirement home and sat next to Lowman at dinner one night. It was love at first sight for the elderly couple. From the moment they met they talked every night at dinner and Lowman popped the question six months ...

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Couple married for 65 years die within hours of each other holding hands

Daily Mail – A Minnesota couple, hopelessly in love for all 65 years of their marriage, have died within hours of each other in what could be considered the most romantic symbol of their eternal devotion. Clifford and Eva Vevea spent their last few days together holding hands as always thanks to the efforts of nurses at Valley Eldercare Center who moved their beds together. In life the energetic pair went dancing together, worked around the house together and even pushed their recliners together so they could touch and last Sunday, Clifford aged 93 and Eva aged 90, passed away ...

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