Love Sex & Life

PDA (Public Display of Affection or Not)

Falling in love is fantastic and when this does happen we want to showcase it to the world. However, extreme PDA is generally uncouth. While you feel your adorable public display of affection is totally harmless, other people are likely to feel uncomfortable. Some of the elements for tolerance may include age, social norms, and customs in your society. If you're not sure whether your PDA may evoke the wrong reaction, you should probably hold off until you are in a more private atmosphere.

Weird Wedding Facts: Massai, Kenya.

Wedding rituals and traditions vary greatly between cultures, religions, countries, and social classes. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of marriage vows by the couple, presentation of a gift (ring, flowers etc.), and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure. Many cultures have adopted the traditional Western custom of the white wedding (associated with the wedding of Queen Victoria),in which a bride wears a white wedding dress and veil. In many cultures, preparing for a wedding involves booking a venue, getting the wedding dress and inviting the guests.

8 Funny Reactions to Nigerian Man’s Proposal to Girlfriend in a Swimming Pool

Earlier this month a creative Nigerian man declared his intentions to his girlfriend in a hotel swimming pool.

Though mostly positive there were many funny reactions to this very different proposal.

"..for those who cant swim, do not replicate this idea. u might just end up drowning and eventually, dying.."
- piagetskinner (Nairaland)

 

"..The guy is wise. He knows the make-up would have been washed off and he'll see who he's really proposing to.."
- Luvdbyursister (Nairaland)

The Gay Marriage Debate

Except you have been under a rock you know the gay marriage was legalised in all fifty (50) states of the USA last month. This ruling is a historic victory to the gay rights movement in the USA.

Not everyone is smiling though, countless businesses and individuals have refused to provide services for same sex weddings and have come under a great deal of fire for it.

In a particular case, bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple were ordered to pay $135,000 in emotional damages to the couple they denied service.

Single Mom Refuses To Let Cancer Get In The Way Of Her Dream Wedding

Seven years ago, Netis Negron -- a single mother of three living near Phoenix, Arizona -- was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Making The Best of It

PITTSBURGH — When Phil LaBoon entered the Priory Hotel Sunday night, it was not the entrance he planned for.

But when his relationship ended, so did his prepaid wedding plans. But instead of taking the loss and canceling altogether, he took lemons and turned them into LemonAID.

LaBoon didn’t wallow in self-pity, and decided to turn his would-be wedding reception into a charity ball, raising money for Surgicorps International.

After his story went viral last week, support for LaBoon and his cause continued to grow.

10 Signs You Are NOT his Future Wife

One of the biggest dating questions which haunt women is whether her boyfriend is ready to commit. She may be sticking around with him for almost a couple of years now, hoping that he will make up his mind and still waiting for the elusive engagement ring. If you don’t want this to happen to you, learn to pick up ten signs which tell you that he’s not going to propose marriage in a hurry.

Who Says Nigerian Men Are Not Romantic?

Oluwatosin Davies, the CEO Glavvac Constructions proposed to his banker girlfriend Aderonke Olumodeji on Sunday June 22nd at the Palms in Lekki, Lagos.

Married to the Frame

Marriage like I know it is usually goes; boy meets girl, they make a love connection, boy (or girl) pops the question and they both make a conscious decision to spend the rest of their lives together with the commitment of marriage. Things don't go this way for a lot of people though, it has become increasingly common these days to marry in absentia, which sometimes means marrying someone you never physically met or holding the wedding when one party (usually the husband) is not physically present.

Are You Really Ready for Marriage?

Is marriage on your wish list for 2014? It is definitely normal to want to settle down with your future husband or wife and move on the the next of your life. No doubt, you've heard a VERY mixed bag of experiences and advice when it comes to marriage, but ultimately are you ready for this 'lifetime' commitment? Answer these questions originally posted on africansweetheart.blogspot.co.uk and decide for yourself

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