Why infidelity and divorce are more among African couples

WHY INFIDELITY AND DIVORCE ARE MORE AMONG AFRICAN COUPLES

Whoever says most African couples are not romantic is absolutely telling the truth.

Many marriages are just about sleeping, waking, eating, cooking, raising the kids, working and ageing together till death comes.

Many couples only hug each other when they receive good news.

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7 reasons to stick with your marriage (even if you think your relationship is boring)

7 REASONS TO STICK WITH YOUR MARRIAGE (EVEN IF YOU THINK YOUR RELATIONSHIP IS BORING)

Why do you go home to the same person every day?

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Can you guess the top predictor of divorce?

Why I never talked about my abusive arranged marriage

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WHY I NEVER TALKED ABOUT MY ABUSIVE ARRANGED MARRIAGE

Mira Soni

Why did she, and millions of other women remain in abusive marriages? How can she put it behind her?

Recently, I spent a whole night watching YouTube interviews of victims who have suffered/are suffering from domestic violence. At that time I didn’t know why I was doing what I was doing. But I wanted to hear those who’ve had similar lives to mine.

They’ve all suffered to different degrees and at different stages in their relationship. They all had different but equally painful stories to share. At the end of each conversation, the host of the show asks them, “Why would you allow all those wrong things to happen to you? Why didn’t you seek any help?” Most of them didn’t even share their sufferings with anybody. The host asks if they were too ashamed of what happened or of themselves, or was it because they feel no one would understand them? They all replied differently, but none of them knew precisely why.

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The 7 Most Common Mistakes People Make When They Get Divorced

Overwhelmed By Your Divorce? Avoid 7 Common Mistakes!

THE 7 MOST COMMON MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WHEN THEY GET DIVORCED

Learn from them.

I confess. I was completely overwhelmed by my divorce. Where once I had been on solid ground, now I was at sea without any sense of how I was going to stay afloat, never mind what direction I needed to take. I honestly didn’t know what to do. I was paralyzed, in limbo, while I tried to re-orient myself.

And when I did, I was overwhelmed by the confusing divorce processand my attorney’s sheer lack of empathy. I understand. It’s a business for him — but for me, it was my life.

And now, after my divorce, I can honestly say that, even as a divorce coach, I’m still overwhelmed by picking up the pieces of my life and rebuilding them in a way that serves and fulfills me. Ultimately, divorce is an overwhelming tidal wave of change that happens to you.

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7 Tips For Getting Through Your Divorce In ONE Piece

7 TIPS FOR GETTING THROUGH YOUR DIVORCE IN ONE PIECE

7 Tips For Getting Through Your Divorce In One Piece
Even if your divorce is tearing you apart, you can come out of it whole.

When you’re going through a divorce, it feels like you’re running a marathon or two every single day. You’re spent. You’re running on fumes. And there’s no finish line in sight.

At times you wonder if you’ll survive because the grueling pace of making sense of your new life (not to mention all the legal aspects you’re dealing with) is killing you.

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7 Things You Need to Know BEFORE You Get Married (To Avoid Divorce)

7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GET MARRIED (TO AVOID DIVORCE)

Beat the divorce statistics BEFORE you get married.

Beat the divorce statistics before you walk down the aisle.

The institution of marriage has long been idealized in the United States, especially when compared to other developed nations in the world. Here, getting married for the first time is a huge milestone in most people’s lives. Little girls dream about it. Mothers and fathers insist on it. The gay community lobbies for it. It is the norm within our society.

However, 40 to 50 percent of first-time marriages in the United States end in divorce. Clearly, most couples aren’t thinking about divorce when they are planning their wedding. But, given this statistic, they should.

Divorce can be psychologically devastating. It can destroy your self-esteem. It can cripple you, financially. It can negatively impact the well-being of your children. Choosing the right partner when it comes to marriage is the key to decreasing this statistic.

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A Message on Domestic Violence by a Former Victim Mary Gilliam

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A Message on Domestic Violence by a Former Victim Mary Gilliam

10 Things to Try Before Giving Up On Your Marriage

How Forgiveness Can Transform Your Marriage

10 THINGS TO TRY BEFORE GIVING UP ON YOUR MARRIAGE

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Seth and Kayla, both in their late forties and married for fifteen years, are considering divorce. “I’m done with this marriage,” complains Kayla. “I feel unloved and rejected by Seth, we don’t have an emotional connection and rarely have sex anymore.”

Seth puts it like this: “Kayla loves the kids more than me and she’s always on the attack. She keeps threatening to leave, and that might be the best option.”

Many couples like Seth and Kayla are ready to throw in the towel and want quick solutions to save their marriage. Truth be told, this is a common problem, but the solutions are never easy.

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9 habits that lead to divorce

9 HABITS THAT LEAD TO DIVORCE

Dave Willis

You promised “til death do us part,” but are you doing what you should to really make it last forever?

Every married couple has exchanged vows that promise “til death do us part,” but for far too many marriages, their dreams of “forever” are crushed by divorce. According to government stats from the CDC, America averages one divorce every 36 seconds. That’s roughly 2,400 divorces each day, 16,800 divorces every week and 876,000 divorces per year.

So, how do we stop this epidemic of broken marriages? To bring it even closer to home, how should YOU protect YOUR marriage? I’m convinced that if you’ll avoid these common bad “habits”, you’ll be well on your way to beating the divorce statistics and creating a healthy and happy marriage that will endure through every season of life.

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