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Olayinka Oyetunji: Your Dreams Get Fulfilled in Trying to Help Others

Is Sex Negotiable? Answers From Six Couples

Sex in marriage is essential in building intimacy between couples. However, research has shown that men by nature have a very high sex drive compared to their female counterpart.  Studies also reveal that low sex drive in women may instigate women to place a bargain before engaging in sexual activities with their partners.  Couple therapists and marriage counsellors have rated sexual problems amongst couples as the leading cause of divorce. Different factors may be responsible for low sex drive in women. Poor nutrition, hormonal changes during her monthly cycle, hormonal imbalance, work and life stress, low self esteem,past experiences related to sexual abuse or physical violence are some to mention a few. In a local meetup organised by a faith based organisation, some couples were asked if sex in marriage is negotiable. Six couples share their personal experiences. Couple 1 Husband:Whenever my wife gives me a condition by which she can allow me get intimate with her,it pisse

Changing the Way You Think Can Impact Your Marriage Positively

Women's Devotional  "As a man thinketh so is he " Proverbs 23: 7. A personal finance expert recalled a certain time she visited the supermarket with her kids. On reaching a particular display counter, the kids were reaching out for their favorite expensive items. She wanted to say ‘hey we can’t afford these items now’. But she caught herself early having learnt not too long before the harmful effects of saying ‘we can’t’. She reconstructed the sentence and asked, ‘what can we do to afford these items?’ And that spurred lots of ideas and solutions to generate more income for her kids to purchase their favorite items. It’s a wonder to know that when you adjust the way you think, it can have a great effect on your response and action. The mind is a powerful tool. You can use it to drive your life and marriage  in the path of success.  You are what you are and have what you have because first you told yourself so and acted in the way that brought the things you have into

Six Ways to Tone Down Stress in your Life

It is not uncommon to see someone you know, perhaps your friend, a family member, or   colleague whose demeanor is looking unusual and you show concern by asking the question ‘why is your appearance looking dull today?’ or you   say   ‘you seem to have lost weight’ and their reply would be ‘it is stress o jare’ in Nigeria vernacular. The term stress seem to be something everyone takes for granted but its effect on our physical, emotional and mental well-being is often disastrous. More women than men are prone to stress partly because besides the everyday hustle to support the family income is the added responsibility of taking care of the home front. Many studies have confirmed that stress could lead to deli-bating diseases like high blood pressure (which is constantly on the rise in recent times), heart attack, nervous breakdown and many others. Hence, there is an urgent need for us to take the matter of stress very seriously. Here are six ways to manage stress be

Franca Ohien:Don't continue with the bad circle

Fight Until You Win

This is a spoken word I performed at my church. It is based on some characters in Scriptures that rose above their circumstances and the true life experiences of two women who shared their breakthrough stories with me. I hope this encourages you to live to your full potential in all aspects of your life. Please do enjoy it! A college student once told me her penultimate semester result was very poor on the one hand But God told her it was good on the other hand She said, "I read so hard and prayed so hard For my final papers That when I checked in with the course adviser At the end of the semester The course adviser asked me: 'Where have you been And what is it about you That during the senate meeting Everyone insisted your result be upgraded' "? To cut a long story short She was among those who graduated top of the class A woman Pregnant for the second time Being told she would have to go Under the knives Because her vital

8 Money Tips from African Finance Experts

Where has all the money disappeared to? This is the age where financial literacy for women is needed more than ever! Whether you are just starting out in your journey to be financially savvy or already an expert, these tips from African finance experts can be a quick reminder and will also inspire you to continue on the journey to financial freedom. Take control “…don’t relinquish the financial health of your life or home to your partner; always give your input and direction. Single ladies don’t postpone your wealth creation activities until after you are married (which is not guaranteed) or have kids (which is also not guaranteed). Start creating a legacy NOW. Set up your own family trust, establish and define your own investment philosophies. Every individual is ultimately responsible for his or her financial health and outcome. You can’t blame anyone else later in life if you are in financial distress”. – Samke Mhlongo-Ngwenya, Founder The time