Tag - relationships

Happy New Month!

Happy New Month!
This is the month of May (where did all time go?!) and we are moving forward with monthly themes. I have enjoyed answering the questions sent to my inbox. This month, I will be posting and blogging on the theme of relationships in general. It is crucial to a balanced life, to be able to manage your relationships.
Your relationships are very important as they can make or break you! The people that you surround yourself with […]

3 Massive Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Marriage

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. In a marriage both partners have to work together to strengthen each other, and as such, strengthen the marriage. Unfortunately many marriages break up because the fundamental things that should be taken care of are left to chance, at best; or willfully ignored, at the worst. If your marriage is to stand a chance of survival you must, at all costs avoid these three mistakes.
 

The mistake of not forgiving: 

What […]

10 Marriage Truths That You Must Know

Are you getting married? The Bible says and I paraphrase, that we are to count the cost of any venture that we are about to enter into. Too many people get married without preparing for some of its realities.
What does it mean to be married?
1. It means you take responsibility for another human being’s well being and happiness. Naturally you expect the same treatment, but you do not demand it.
2. It means that you give your spouse the best […]

Does He Make You Laugh?

Many times, when I ask young ladies what they would like in
a man, usually, among the top ten things is : “I want a man who can
make me laugh”… At which point I put my hand over my face and
say: “Really? Marry a circus clown and get that out of your
system”. I actually do not say that, but that statement usually
does start a conversation.
First of all, the fact that a guy makes you laugh does not mean he will make […]

Does He Make You Laugh?

Many times, when I ask young ladies what they would like in a man, usually, among the top three things is : “I want a man who can
make me laugh”… At which point I put my hand over my face and say: “Really? Marry a circus clown and get that out of your system”. I actually do not say that, but that statement usually does start a conversation.
First of all, the fact that a guy makes you laugh does not […]

LIFE IN BALANCE SoulMates 2

In my last post, I tried to outline the fact that there is no “one person” set apart for you to marry, and no matter who you get engaged to and marry, you have to work at your relationship. Things will not just fall into place because you met “the one”. There are many factors that make a relationship work, and I will be addressing some of these.
1.The God Factor:
As a Christian, how much of a role does God […]

5 Key Relationships You Need In Your Life

Relationships!
They can sometimes be the bane of our lives especially if they are not skillfully managed. Before I go any further, I would just like to say that no matter what the relationship is, people are people and will disappoint you from time to time. Study the relationships in your life. They are either adding to you or taking away from you. Today I will be talking about 5 different types of relationships. This is key in categorizing, if […]

LIFE IN BALANCE- Saying I am sorry

In relationships, especially in marriage, the word “sorry” should be used pretty often. Yet, sometimes an apology given wrongly, or with the wrong attitude can make the offended party feel even worse than if he/she had not even been apologized to. Here are some pitfalls one can avoid when saying those magic words:
1. Not saying it:Have you ever met anyone who for some reason or another would never say the words, “I’m sorry”. This, I suspect may be […]