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A Open Letter To An Engaged Couple

Dear Engaged Couple,
Congratulations on your engagement! I am so glad to be able to write this letter to you and I’m happy to be a part of your experience. You see, I have had the opportunity to counsel many of you over the years. It is great to see young people starting on this journey called marriage. I love being married to my husband, Dozie. We have been married for ten years and our love for each other is […]

I WANT TO HAVE AN AFFAIR!

Reasons not to:
1. Guilt and shame will not be worth the trouble after all, even if your spouse does not find out.
2. You will be subject to mistrust of your spouse probably for years.
3. It will further undermine the chances that you will be able to save your marriage.
4. It is not honorable to your spouse and to God( remember, “thou shalt not commit adultery”. Actually, this reason alone should be enough to stop you dead in your tracks.
5. […]

LIFE IN BALANCE- Making your marriage affair proof

Affairs do not typically fall on to people out of nowhere. They start as stray thoughts that are allowed to blossom unchecked. They start as seeds in the mind. The body will not go where the mind has not been already.
1. Decide that extra marital affairs are NOT an option for you: If you have a lax view of extra marital affairs or you go into marriage thinking, well I it does not work out, I can just…..NO! […]

I Want to Have an Affair!

Reasons not to:
1. Guilt and shame will not be worth the trouble after all, even if your spouse does not find out.
2. You will be subject to mistrust of your spouse probably for years.
3. It will further undermine the chances that you will be able to save your marriage.
4. It is not honorable to your spouse and to God( remember, “thou shalt not commit adultery”. Actually, this reason alone should be enough to stop you dead in your tracks.
5. […]

Keep the Fire Burning Part 1.

Marriage takes work. It is not about two people going into it to “have someone meet my needs”. Each person has to put the needs of the other first. Having said that, here are a few tips I heard from Rev Albert Femi Oduwole ( Word Ablaze Ministries International). These are things that when practiced consistently, add flavor to your marriage.
1. Date together: Date night is more important after you marry than before! Develop a culture of date night. […]

Affair-Proofing your Marriage Part 2

See the concluding part of this write up below: 
Harmless flirting: Flirting is not harmless. The Bible says let your yes be yes and your no be no. Do not make a habit of being flirtatious. Those veiled comments and insinuations about what may have been, if only, etc, etc, just sow seeds of trouble. Besides, you never know who is taking what comments seriously. If you do not have anything but innuendo to say to someone, you need to […]

Affair-Proofing Your Marriage- Part 1

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How To Affair-Proof Your Marriage Part 1

 
It cannot happen to me: Really, you are not that smart, not that great, not that spiritual. Yes,you have the Holy Spirit to guide you but you cannot afford to be careless about your life. Believe me, people who cheat on their spouses did not think they would end up that way. Be watchful about the situations you get into and be watchful over your marriage.
 

 
Wisdom: The Bible says wisdom is profitable to […]