Relationship

This is why you should fall in love with yourself
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This is why you should fall in love with yourself

October 17th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
What will it profit you to love other people, be in a relationship with them but you don’t love yourself nor have a relationship with yourself? That’s certainly destructive! A lot of people depend on other people for...
Relationship hack: Control your jealousy, it’s a relationship killer
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Relationship hack: Control your jealousy, it’s a relationship killer

October 10th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
Jealousy is like ‘tares among seeds’ and can destroy the love, communication, harmony, and unity in any serious intimate relationship. It is no exaggeration to say that in any emotional relationship, both partners...
As part of relationship communication skills, learn to clear past baggage
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As part of relationship communication skills, learn to clear past baggage

September 20th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
Communication is important in every relationship, and clearing your past baggage is one of the ways you can strengthen your communication. Truth be told, we all have our past experiences, some we never wished happen but they...
Relationship hack: Read between the lines; somethings aren’t always said
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Relationship hack: Read between the lines; somethings aren’t always said

September 13th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
Sometimes, all it takes is for you to read between the lines (or observational listening) to determine what your partner wants or needs. While asking for clarification is generally a good idea, don’t overdo it. Take note of the...
Relationship hack: Accentuate the positive
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Relationship hack: Accentuate the positive

September 11th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
When we emphasise the positive aspects of our partner or our relationship, those idealistic views can lead to more positive behaviours in the future. Every relationship has its high and low points; people change, we experience...
Relationship hack: Do or say something different
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Relationship hack: Do or say something different

September 6th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
In long-term relationships, we sometimes tend to fall into familiar routines, so a break from the usual to something different can enhance our relationships. Consider expressing your love for your partner in a different way than...
9 Sweetest things to say to your partner
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9 Sweetest things to say to your partner

August 31st, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
Sweet words are good for the ear, warm for the heart, and a delight to the soul. Saying some sweet things to your partner can go a long a way in communicating how you feel about them and how they make you feel. It can...
Relationship hack: Make meaningful eye contact
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Relationship hack: Make meaningful eye contact

August 28th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
Eye contact is one of the easiest and most powerful ways to make a person feel recognized, understood and validated. Sustained eye contact even among strangers stimulates feelings of liking and loving. Gazing into your...
What’s the point of keeping a backup boyfriend or girlfriend while dating?
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What’s the point of keeping a backup boyfriend or girlfriend while dating?

August 16th, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
Some days back, our ladies were advised to have a backup guy. This got me thinking, and i ask; what is is the point of having another boyfriend when you have one already? Early in August, we had a post about a self-acclaimed...
Unrealistic Expectations: Very unhealthy in a Relationship.
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Unrealistic Expectations: Very unhealthy in a Relationship.

August 1st, 2018 | by Chisom Alakwe
A healthy relationship requires trust, honesty, mutual respect and equality, and those are exactly the things that are missing when people come into relationships with these unrealistic expectations. Although, there is nothing...