Dear NwaVic, I work in an office of about 10 people. One of my colleagues and I have gotten close over the past year I have worked here. I am engaged and he is married. I see it as a friendship- we gist and joke around. Sometimes, we have lunch...
You may be familiar with the cliché, “Why buy the milk when you could get the cow for free?” The saying simply means there is no need to make an investment in something when you are gaining the benefits from it already.  Think about it carefully.  In some traditions...
Proclaiming to be a “smart,” “different from all the other chicks,” “never want to be a typical negative statistic,” “I will never trap a man,” “I will never settle,” “I want the best future,” “I deserve a great family,” shouting woman who becomes head over heels in love with...
I came across this article yesterday, thanks to my FB friend Julia. It is written by Frank Powell on his blog. He runs a great blog, by the way. :-) In light of a similar article I penned, this article is very much on-point. By reading, I learned so much...I...
  “He cannot stand her.  They haven’t lived together in years.  They don’t get along”  are the most common phrases used to justify being a mistress.  Women reason that because their boyfriends are separated or unhappy with their marriage, it makes it okay to have a relationship with someone else’s...
Marriage is defined in a number of ways. It has different meanings depending on the basis on which it is entered. The Bible defines it as a covenant by two individuals and God. The law defines it as a contract. Cultural anthropologists have defined it as a "culturally sanctioned...

What Is Healthy?

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What constitutes a healthy relationship? Would we know one when we see it? Better yet, would we know what an unhealthy relationship looks like? Many of us, unfortunately, have grown up in unhealthy relationships. Be it as a result of "culture" , religion, or just plain old human upbringing. The...
  Dear NwaVic, I was a player few years ago but when my brother returned from the UK, he wanted me to change and I did so. So when he returned to the Uk, he (my bro) introduced me to a girl in the UK who happens to be a very...
Almost every girl wonders what went wrong when she suddenly finds herself single again.  Was it something you did or said?  Sometimes yet, and sometimes no.  Here are some of the top reasons why men dump women.  Take a look and see which of these (if any) apply to...
Comedian Ali Baba shares this write up on his Facebook page about the Nigerian woman and finding Mr Right. Read Below...   “I have a serious matter at hand that I want to share. In fact, I should have shared this long ago, but the primary message from a friend that prompted...
Love, the golden word that binds all and heals all. Love, just a bit of it would make the world a better place. Love, that sweet poison which makes us do crazy meaningless things. Ever seen a full grown man breakdown in public and shed oceans of tears, uncontrollably, without shame, bereft...

It’s Over

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"You don't call me anymore..." "You only call me when you want to have sex..." "I asked you the other night, who was calling you at 5 A.M., you just brushed it off..." "I feel like you're using me..." "I don't fully trust you..." "Why did you makeup with me after our abrupt breakup...
Dear NwaVic, I just read your post on long distance relationships and I loved it. I am currently in a LDR and it has gotten to the scary part. Since I got back to school my boyfriend has been a bit off. He doesn't check up on me as frequently...
Ahhhhh......The signs! Wait signs? What signs? Are there signs? I hear you ask...... Oh, there are signs alright, but you need to be savvy enough. Think of a relationship as a business, you need to invest, maintain and communicate. If you’re not doing all three of these things or...
Dear Nwavic, My boyfriend and I are both 23 and were high school sweethearts in Nigeria before we moved here and continued our relationship. We've been together for so long and love each other dearly. We are both graduates and have secured good jobs. The problem is that I am...
We don’t mean to lie but we kinda have to, just to keep the peace. Yes, we females are far from perfect. I’m really sorry ladies; I guess I feel I owe it to them. So here are the top 10 lies woman tell men. Once again, I’m really sorry ladies. 1)      I don’t...

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