Things You Could Be Doing That make Your Spouse Feel Disrespected

1. Shouting at him/her in public. If you want to correct your spouse, pull him/her aside. 2. Failing to introduce your spouse in public. Always affirm your spouse’s position in public, say “This is my wife/husband”. 3. Coming home full when your spouse invested time and effort to cook for you. If you know you […]

Divorcing? What are the benefits of mediation versus litigation

(By Waren Thompson) Court battles can go on for months or even years, and can get very ‘ugly’. All sense of civility is usually lost, and lawyers battle it out, airing the couple’s dirty laundry to be judged in court. In some cases, the litigation route is the only option – and you may need to […]

10 Essential elements of a strong relationship

Whether you’re in a brand new relationship, or you’re heading for your golden wedding anniversary, there are some essential elements that help to keep a relationship strong. According to relationship counsellor and clinical sexologist, Leandie Buys, “falling in love is easy”, it’s maintaining the love that takes effort. “Just like maintenance on your house or […]

How Lovers Can Prevent Themselves From Drifting Apart

You have a good love and you want it to last, here are tips from Dayan Masinde on how couples can keep that good love. 1. “Talk daily” Everyone must talk daily, if your lover is not talking to you daily, your lover is talking to someone else or other people and that is dangerous. Don’t let […]

Confession: ‘My husband didn’t make me happy’

by Kristian Henderson My husband didn’t make me happy, so we divorced. Simply put, I blamed him for my unhappiness … He didn’t make me feel loved, appreciated or valued. I complained that he was always working late and when he wasn’t working he was asleep. I complained that he didn’t wash the dishes, he […]