trust

DEALING WITH TRUST IN A RELATIONSHIP

A bad previous relationship can shatter your confidence and ability to trust others. It will take a lot of effort on your part to regain confidence and the will to risk another relationship. You may even need professional therapy to help you regain your confidence. One of the most difficult things is to learn to […]

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past

IS A WOMAN’S PAST IMPORTANT?

I decided to write this article after reading a letter addressed to my agony column. The letter reads: Dear Dorothy, I have been married for about 18 months to a girl I knew for six months before proposing to her. We recently attended a party where she seemed to know quite a few of the […]

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women power

GOD HAS GIVEN WOMEN POWER OVER THE DEVIL

In the agenda of the Almighty God, women are rated so high. Let us look at it from the Bible creation story: Man was made from the dust (weak and crude material). However, God made man in His image. When God wanted to create the female form, He created woman out of His own image […]

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Broken Hearts

Women and Domestic Violence

Imagine living with someone you care about, but also being so terrified of them! Domestic violence against women is not often talked about or addressed in families and communities. Domestic violence occurs regardless of cultural or economic backgrounds. Being abused is wrong and women deserve better. Women in a close relationship with another person who […]

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violence

Q & A: Domestic Violence in Nigeria

The Pride Nigeria Team answer a few questions on domestic violence, particularly in the Nigerian context. What is domestic violence? This is violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner. Are there other types of domestic violence other than physical abuse? Yes, there are. Domestic violence […]

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love and money

LOVE AND MONEY – WHAT’S YOUR VIEWPOINT?

Many of the traditional notions we hold about love, sex and marriage are inaccurate and economics is really the driving force behind most of our decisions in such matters. Do you agree with this point of view? An uncle of mine of blessed memory had this statement as one of his dictums: “Love feeds on […]

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love love

MAKE YOUR DREAM PARTNER A REALITY

Do you feel as if true love has passed you by, or that your soul mate will never find you? Do you know that you can pray yourself into the relationship you desire? Yes, prayers can help you find the love you desire. Pray for healing of past heartache, pray to be made ready for […]

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missing heart

YOU’VE GOTTA KNOW WHAT IS WRONG!

I once found myself eavesdropping on a conversation amongst a group of married women (only because I was unavoidably within earshot). It was about their mutual friend who had left her husband’s house because he was physically abusive. Then one replied to a speaker, who had tried to justify the break up, “oh, please, what […]

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breakup

YOU’VE GOTTA KNOW WHEN TO RUN!

Relationships sometimes take the least expected turn. Yet in high hopes of better days, we give up dreams and expectations and keep giving all in a relationship, sometimes without getting back in return. Love and relationships should always be about the two sides involved, not one sided. Loving relationships makes us laugh more, smile wider […]

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