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Weird Wedding Facts - The Tidong Community Forbids Newlyweds to Use the Bathroom for Three Days and Nights

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.

Getting Past Pre-Wedding Jitters

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.

Stop Fooling Yourself, Girl! 3 Signs He's Clearly NOT Into You

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.

11 Questions to Ask Each Other Before Getting Engaged

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.

7 Tips For ‘STEP’ Family Weddings

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.

Single And Happy In Nigeria – Myth Or Fact

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.

Insider Tips to Dating in Nigeria

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.

How Long is Too Long to Wait to Get Engaged

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.

The Spy Who Loved Me

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.

Wedding Woes: When Both Families Just Can't Get Along

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.