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The Balanced Marriage: The Five Pillars Of Marital Bliss


Welcome back to Balance with Dr Shola! As promised, I will be doing more posts along the lines of marriage, and this is an introduction to:


(The Five Pillars of Balanced: Marriage Edition)If you are familiar with the concept of ¬†balanced living, the you will realize that anyone who is living a fulfilled life is to some degree living a balanced life, taking care of the five pillars of balance, namely: physical health, mental soundness, emotional wellness, spiritual […]

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 […]

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 […]

LIFE IN BALANCE- Hot Sex Tips for Married Couples

Hot Sex tips for married couples.
Sex is the glue that holds marriage together. As a blogger on marriage and relationships, I will every now and then blog about this all important, yet almost taboo topic. Here are a few tips to remember about sex in marriage. Read on.
1. Love is everything: Love, not the hollywood kind, real love, has to be the basis of your love making. You cannot leave the sum total of your love life out of […]

Love Me My Way

“When the craziness begins to get to me, I need a hand to hold, just be that somebody. It’s the tenderness that’s gonna make it right, give me a piece of your heart not a piece of your mind”- Natasha Bedingfield( Album: Pocket Full of Sunshine).
“If you wanna love me, the way I need to be loved, you need to learn, to love me from my side, because satin sheets slide”- T.D Jakes( Album:Sacred Love Songs).


This subject has been on my radar for the last few days. Do soul mates exist?
In Christianity, touching on the subject of predestination, God knows things before they happen; etc, etc, how does this impact our choice of marriage partner? Is there that one person out there for you, and if you do not make it with that person are you doomed? What if the person happens to be in China, but you are in Nigeria? Uh-Oh. Will you […]

LIFE IN BALANCE- The Father Every Wife Wants 3

This blog post concludes this series on Fathers
Present supporter: A wife wants the father of her children to be present and supportive. She should not have to keep on asking you to pay your children’s school fees. A wife does not want to beg for supportA woman needs support for her own dreams and ambitions as well. Your wife does not exist only to help you, she has dreams of her own to fulfill in the various areas of […]

LIFE IN BALANCE- The Father Every Wife Wants 2

Continuing on:
Willing Helper: There is nothing unmanly about helping your wife in the house; there is nothing unmanly about taking care of your children. To expect a wife to do ALL that needs to be done in the house may be rather overwhelming. Unless you can hire a helper for chores, dad, your help is needed. Support is needed especially when your wife is overwhelmed. I have heard of men who say things like “My mother did all the […]