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Experts Say This Rarely Mentioned Personality Trait Is The Key To All Happy Marriages

There are so many different parts that work in unison to keep a happy marriage. We all know the big ones: Love. Trust. Hard work. Commitment. Understanding. A good sense of humor. However, a new paper by researchers at the University of

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When Mr Right Met Mrs. Right: The Ibekwes Love Story Will Gladden Your Heart 

Mr. Raymond Ibekwe hails from Umuokpo-Agbaje, in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State. A civil servant, he is married to Mrs. Edith Ibekwe, a businesswoman. Together, they are blessed with five children, four boys and a girl. In this interview

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The Abudes’ Share Insight Into How They Manage Challenges In Their Inter-tribal Marriage + Offers Tips On How Couples Can Improve On Their Marital Lives

It is not always that people fancy marrying from another ethnic group or tribe. But the cord of love is so strong that once you are attracted to each other, once the attraction stays and later blossoms into love, every

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On The Anniversary Of Her Divorce, Nigerian Woman, Chiamaka Lists 7 Pitfalls Couples Should Avoid If They Want To Stay Married

Chiamaka Obuekwe, a Nigerian tourism expert took to her Twitter handle yesterday to share some of the lessons she learnt from her failed over a year old marriage to the man of her dream. Chiamaka revealed that she had her

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Married For 64 Years: North’s Longest Serving Traditional Ruler And Wife Share Experiences From Their Marital Journey

Dr. Nga Dangyang, Dagwom Rwey of Jos South is the longest serving traditional ruler in Northern Nigeria. In a recent interview with SunNews in Jos, Dr. Dangyang who is married to his Queen, Mrs. Garose Nga Dangyang for about 64

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Celebrity Dad, Adewale Amu (DJ JimmyJatt) Draws Lessons From His Marriage Of 24 Years In Advice To Young & Intending Couples

Music producer and DJ, Adewale Amu better known as DJ Jimmy Jatt has shared some useful advice with young and intending couples. The dad-of-two who has been married now for 24 years and counting advised intending couples to only make

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‘Don’t ever use the words “Never” and “Always”’ -10 Married Women Share The Relationship Advice They Swear By

For most people, communication, commitment, intimacy, respect, trust  – are all widely accepted tenets of a good relationship. But when you ask some grizzled married couples, they’ll tell you love is more dynamic than that and the way we interact

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Building A Home Together: Nigerian Couple, Daniel And Esther Who Have Been Married For 25 Years Share Their Formula

Rev. Kehinde Daniel Gbenle, the Local Overseer of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) and Senior Pastor of its Ijanikin Lagos branch and his wife, Esther, have been married for two-and-a-half decades and since then, they have lived together despite challenges. 

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From Her 10 Years In Marriage, Actress & Mum, Ufuoma Mcdermott Dishes Out Her Essential Ingredients For A Long, Happy Union

Keeping a marriage afloat demands a whole lot of consistent hard work by both parties in a variety of areas and a strong desire to stay committed. Nollywood star mum, who is one of the few scandal-free Nigerian actresses, Ufuoma

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30 Years After: Ifeanyi & Kate Enwerem Share Secrets To A Peaceful And Enjoyable Marriage Like Theirs

Mr. Ifeanyi Enwere and his wife, Kate, are from Ezinihitte-Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State. Ifeanyi, an engineer and his wife, a businesswoman have been married for 30 years. Together, they are blessed with five children. In this interview

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Late Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 6-Point Marriage Advice Is Pure Gold!

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87 due to metastatic pancreatic cancer on September 18. Ginsburg, only the second woman on the Supreme Court and appointed in 1993, is considered a titan for her fight for equality and

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Family Coach, Elizabeth Badejo Lists 7 Key Secrets You Should Never Keep From Your Spouse 

Love is built on trust. Often, people think that love can conquer whatever obstacle shows up in their relationship, but it is trust that truly conquers. Trust holds everything together. Trust pushes us to believe that we can overcome every

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Despised For Having Five Girls & No Son: How Macauley & Ima Etuk Weathered The Storms In Their Marital Journey Of 48 Years Together

The story of this Nigerian couple, Macauley and Ima Etuk who have been married for 48 years is a testimony to the fact that true love wins. In this interview with SunNews in Abuja, the nurse/public health practitioner and journalist,

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From Their 30 Years Personal Experiences In Marriage, The Inahs Gives Wise Counsel To Both Newly Married & Intending Couples

Chief Wilfred Oden Inah, now a retired permanent secretary in the federal civil service, and his wife, Chief Mrs Kosi Oden Inah, who retired as a director in the same federal civil service, have, been married to each other in the

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Conflict Management: Marriage Therapist Highlights 5 Healthy Ways For Fighting Fair With Your Spouse

For some spouses, conflict is a way of life. For others, it’s a word they refuse to entertain. We all bring different perspectives and biases to how we react to marital conflict. There’s not necessarily any one right way to

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Five Traits All Unhappy Marriages Have In Common And How To Fix Them

Marriage has its ups and downs. But while we love our significant others in spite of their flaws, there are a handful of traits that have the potential to do a number on your long-term happiness as a couple. But

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From Operating A Single Account To Doing Everything Together: Captivating Love Story Of Pharmacist, Sir George & Lady Blessing Obi Is Perfect For A Sunday Morning

MD, Gabio Pharmacy Nigeria Limited, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Sir George Amaechi Obi, and his amiable wife, Lady Blessing Ifeoma Obi, nee Uchegbu, a staff of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (AEFUTA) are both pharmacists by training. The couple

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John Anifowose & Wife’s Story: 7 Practical Tips On How To Cope When Your Spouse Is Away

When John Anifowose (not real name), a 30-year-old engineer in an oil and gas servicing company in Lekki, Lagos, was promoted after six years of working at the company, he and his wife, a 26-year-old chef in the city, were

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What Type Of Marriage Is Yours Based On Author & Dad, Azuka Onwuka’s Classification?

A Nigerian author and dad, Azuka Onwuke has classified marriage into three broad groups and asks that each person identify where they belong based on the characteristics that make up their existing union. According to Azuka, his analysis is not

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“You Can Outsource Your Wedding But Not Your Marriage”- Media Girl, Toyosi Phillips-Effiong Shares 4 Marital Gems With Intending Couples

Media girl and mum-of-one, Toyosi Phillips-Effiong, and her husband, Daniel Effiong, who is an actor, are celebrating their third traditional wedding anniversary today November 2, and the mum-of-one has collected some gems along the way that she believes will profit

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Settling Marital Conflicts Within 3 Days: The Kaiyewus’s Love Story & Secrets Of Their 45-Year Union

Sir Olufemi Kaiyewu, a retired public servant, has been married to his wife, Dame Ayo Kaiyewu, for more than 4 decades, in a union blessed with children and grandchildren. Both leading members of Methodist Church Nigeria (MCN), Agbeni Circuit in

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Marriage Coach, Elizabeth Badejo Lists 4 Reasons Why Cutting People Off After Your Marriage Can Ruin Your Home

Marriage is unpredictable and certainly not the antidote for the different challenges couples are likely to encounter in their marital journeys. Many people make the mistake by assuming that once they get married, only their spouses’ matters and gradually begin

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The 5:1 Ratio & 7 Other Scientifically Proven Tips To Make A Relationship Long-lasting

Relationships take a lot of work. For some, that effort might come a bit more naturally, making it seem easy. But for some others, the game of maintaining happiness in a long-term union is no simple feat. That’s why Yahoo

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3 Practical Tips To Help You & Your Spouse Survive As A Couple During These Uncertain Times

The situations in the past few months have brought many uncertainties in people’s lives leaving many in a state of fear and many others insecure about the future. Many couples are currently living in a suspended present and struggling to

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When An Idoma Marries Yoruba: The Udenyis Speak On The Principles Of Their Co-existence 40 Years After

Paul and Caroline Udenyi, founders and lead counselors, Paul and Carol Family Ministries, have been married for four decades. Interestingly after four children and six grandchildren, the duo are still exuding love for each other.  In this interview held in

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