Monday, July 6, 2015

How Learning to Compromise Has Helped Me Have a Happier Marriage

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Atala and I had a shortish and mostly online relationship before getting married, as some of you may already know. He was in the United States and I was in Edinburgh, and he visited only 3 times before we got married after dating for just about 6 months. I want to add that before then we'd known each other for over a year online, and had corresponded as friends for about 6 months before we started dating. But that may not have much to do with this post I'm writing, or does it?

After getting married, we soon found out that marriage can be very complicated. I've heard people who say the first year of marriage is the toughest, however, ours was mostly filled with happy moments, and added to the happiness we both already had in each other, separately and together. In that first year, having date nights at home all the time, and going out regularly was one handy trick I used :)

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

Gbenro Ajibade & Osas Ighodaro Have July 4th White Wedding in New York [Photos]

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Gbenro Ajibade and Osas Ighodaro met on the set of Tinsel TV show on which they were both actors, and love bloomed. They got engaged last year, and after their traditional wedding last week in Benin, Nigeria, the young couple had their white wedding in New York, USA yesterday, July 4th - America's Independence Day commemoration.

The groom, who usually rocks his dreads cut them as he starts a new life with his wife. For the wedding, Mai Atafo dressed both bride and groom. Gbenro was wearing a classic ivory tuxedo and low U - shaped double-breasted waistcoat with contrasting black cover buttons, and Osas in a figure skimming cream mermaid gown with a beaded top, and long full train. More pictures below....

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Celeb InstaFashion - Omotola Celebrates July 4th With Friends In LA

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The 'RealOmoSexy' actress is currently in LA for some business and work connections, and she celebrated 4th of July with friends. Absolutely beautiful woman, and gorgeous gown! She captioned the colllage photos above; "To all our American friends we share your joy today. Happy 4th! #happy4th #LAliving #livelovelaugh" More photos from her LA trip below...

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Family Time - Victoria and David Beckham Mark 16th Wedding Anniversary With Kids

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Former Spice girl, now fashion designer Victoria Beckham shared the photo above of the couple with their four children Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12, Cruz, 10, and three-year-old Harper, on the occassion of the couple's 16th year wedding anniversary yesterday. She captioned it: ‘Happy anniversary, I love u so much x I'm so proud of our beautiful family x.’


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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy 4th of July Everyone! #IndependenceDay Is For BBQ, Fun and Fireworks!

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#FourthofJuly is a holiday in the United States, and we got the day off work yesterday, with which Atala and I basically chilled out. OK, we went shopping at our local African store and then binge watched Sensate on Netflix. Who else has seen the show, and what did you think, we're currently on episode 9. I want to say too much sex, but that can possibly be a good thing, right? LOL...

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Friday, July 3, 2015

Episode 4 of Make Me Fabulous is Here! Meet the Ezedinma's

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Do you know what it’s like to be at home alone and bored for a really long time? Not a good feeling I tell you. Immaculate and Peter Ezedinma were one of the most lively and fun couples we had on the show! Immaculate was newlywed and new in the city. Soon after her wedding, she became pregnant and was bored of staying home alone all day when she first heard of the Make Me Fabulous show.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

How Do You Describe Yourself For Online Dating?

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By Erika Ettin

I’m smart, funny, and attractive. I’m humble, successful, and kind. I’m romantic, thoughtful, and trustworthy. I’m sexy, passionate, and fearless. I’m compassionate, honest, and friendly.

How many times have we seen lines like these in online dating profiles? If I had a nickel for every time I saw what I call an “empty adjective,” I’d be a very rich lady. What is an empty adjective? It’s a word that you use to describe yourself that can’t be proven until someone gets to know you.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

My Experience With My Nigerian Husband - American Blog Reader Writes

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This originally came in as a comment on the post about Nigerian men making good husbands on Can A Typically Traditional Nigerian Man Make A Good Husband? It seems this writer has not had a good experience. Read on...

He would also do things on purpose by carrying out drama. When I would cook a meal for both of us. He would turn around and cook himself something else different. So I decided to keep the argument down. I would just prepare a meal for myself. And when I would do that he would ask me where his dinner is? Always making it his business to irritate the situation.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Reading Nigeria news online on Naij.com

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It is no secret that Nigeria undergoes the fast process of development. Today this country is no longer on the outskirts of the world. In fact, it has become one of the largest newsmakers in Africa. Its economy has outgrown the one of South Africa and it is becoming one of the key affluent players in this region.

This is one reason why I have decided to write about the Naij.com and the importance of finding the latest Nigerian news on Naij. The other reason is that Nigeria is the country I love the best and presently living miles and miles away from it I still daily look up the latest Nigerian news online.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Stephanie Linus Pregnant! Debuts Baby Bump For ‘Queen’s Young Leaders Awards’ at Buckingham Palace

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Nollywood actress, Stephanie Linus, and her husband, Linus Idahosa both attended the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards on Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at the Buckingham Palace where they met the Queen among other young people selected for the award.The couple also met legendary footballer David Beckham at the event.

Stephanie also confirmed news of her pregnancy and showed off her baby bump in a navy blue maxi gown topped with black lace. Congrats to the Stephanie and Linus on the coming addition to their family. See more photos below.

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