Posted August 13, 2016 06:00am
Weddings in the Indonesian Tidong community have traditions that are truly unique. Perhaps the most adorable of their customs is the one where the groom isn’t allowed to see the bride’s face until he sings her several love songs. The curtain separating the couple is raised only after the musical requirement is met, and then they can see each other on a dais.
Posted August 10, 2016 06:00am
Pre-wedding jitters, cold feet, bridal nerves: they all mean the same thing – sweaty palms, quickening heartbeat, a little fear, maybe even a mini breakdown. They can start from right after the proposal, or wait until the big day to show up.
If you’re very nervous but at the same time excited about getting married to this person, congratulations – you have pre-wedding jitters and they are normal. You are taking a life-changing step after all (no pressure!) and this article will help you with ways to calm your nerves.
Posted July 29, 2016 09:00am
Below are three (3) clear signs to show that you are wasting your time on the wrong guy.
1. He's too busy to see you.
Posted July 25, 2016 06:00am
So you’re in love and your relationship is beginning to get serious, you should ask yourself these 11 questions that will really determine if your marriage will work.
1. Do you want children? How many would you prefer? What’s the age difference you would prefer between your children? You should also discuss the gender you would prefer even though it isn’t in your control. It’s also not too early to start discussing names.
Posted July 23, 2016 06:00am
A wedding can be more than a union of two people. Sometimes, it creates a whole new family; a bride can become more than a wife and a groom can become more than a husband. When there are kids from a previous union, they become step-parents when they say their vows.
Posted June 30, 2016 06:00am
Everywhere you look, it’s like the emphasis is on finding that love of your life; that it is the key to eternal bliss. It is challenging anywhere in the world to be single in this atmosphere, but it seems even more so in Nigeria.
Posted June 26, 2016 06:00am
When it comes to dating in Nigeria, in addition to keeping in mind the popular saying "Men are from Mars and women from Venus"; you still need to understand what part of Mars or Venus your partner is from, as this will help promote peace and respect within your relationship.
Without further ado, here are our top eight tips for dating in Nigeria.
Posted June 25, 2016 02:53pm
Hmmn! How long is too long to wait to get engaged?
We can't do justice to this question if we don’t paint certain scenarios or may be agree on when the waiting period should officially start.
Some people start to date very early in secondary school, some immediately they get to the university, some when they are almost done with their university education, some during their national service, some while they are working and some while they own their businesses.
I mean, that’s from age 14 above.
Posted June 21, 2016 10:00am
My brother and I used to play a deadly game while growing up. I am sure some of you will remember that game. I still can’t understand why we indulged in it at all because it was quite dangerous but as with most of the things young people did, I guess I may never fully understand. Perhaps it was the risk involved that gave us the kicks. Who knows? Maybe we thought we could always get away with it without getting hurt or caught.
Posted June 17, 2016 05:37pm
While growing up, it’s natural for siblings and cousins to have disagreements, fights and even exchange a few blows, these experiences always make for great stories when you are all older. Conventionally marriage is between two people, however here in Nigeria, it’s seen more as a joining of two families to become one.
If fighting with your nuclear family and friends is natural, bringing two families together that may differ in background, culture, habits and tolerances will have a few hiccups.