Relationships Do Matter

Changing times? The next generation is gradually making a choice and they are not certain it is actually what they want. Many by ‘choice’ are faced with the choice of picking ‘Career over Romance’. A classic dilemma, a growing issue. It’s an interesting challenge, let’s confront it boldly.

Excerpt from the article: "…But I don’t want to be that guy who blinks and is suddenly 50 and lives alone and has a cat…" Goffnett said.

Raised to be goal oriented, conspicuously busy and accustomed to instant gratification, some in the millennial generation are trading traditional dating for career advancement.

They’re not necessarily sure they’re doing the right thing. They just don’t know what else would be more … productive, their love language — a vocabulary more boardroom than bedroom: maximizing benefits, minimizing compromise, establishing efficiencies and building value.

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Beautiful piece

Relationships Do Matter

Sinmisola Ogúnyinka is the wife of the head pastor of Hermon City Church in Calabar and Abuja, and mother of four beautiful children. An author, economist, a member of the Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writers’ Guild and the host of the contemporary Bible-based TV talkshow, “Issues of Life.”Some of the books written by Sinmi include SCENT OF WATER, FRAIL FLESH, and PEPPER. She resides with her family in Abuja, Nigeria.

THE STRANGER by Sinmisola Ogúnyinka ©2013

The stranger was supposed to be exposed out of his hiding place but each time the scripture came across Ada, she cringed. She harboured her stranger and protected everything that concerned him. A stranger who had a name, a handsome face, a fat pocket, and a great personality. A stranger called Chijoke. He was one stranger she made special effort to keep in hiding.

She had met Chijoke at a very unlikely place, the…

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This is a nice read… SAY NO TO ABUSE

Relationships Do Matter

This is a wonderful story, author unknown but acknowledged.

We had our first argument last night, and he said a lot of cruel things That really hurt me. I know he is sorry and didn’t mean the things he said, Because he sent me flowers today. I got flowers today. It wasn’t our Anniversary or any other special day.

Last night he threw me into a wall and started to choke me. It seemed like A nightmare, I couldn’t believe it was real. I woke up this morning sore and Bruised all over. I know he must be sorry cause he sent me flowers today. I got flowers today, and it wasn’t mother’s day or any other special day.

Last night, he beat me up again, it was much worse than all the other Times. If I leave him, what will I do? How will I take care of…

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Cumical Anecdotes

This is not funny. This shit actually happened.

One fateful day, I was walking down ma street. Cool breeze, nice weather, it was the kind of day when nothing could go wrong. (Apparently, whenever you have one of those days, just stay at home. Will ya?) Anyway, I was walking down the street when I got approached by this hot “chick”.

Yup. Not the other way around. I got approached. #NoJoke

And “she” went, “I think you’re really cute, and we should get together sometime. Might be worth your while. How about tomorrow night?”

I was startled. Ma jaw wide open, I didn’t know what to tell “her”. I mean, this “girl” was damn fine. The kind I’ll not have the cohonas to approach, asking me on a date.

“She” smiled and went; “gimme a call, here’s my number.”

Then “she” pulled up ma shirt sleeve, took lipstick from “her”…

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Wellsprings Hospital


Pregnancy is a huge investment from any angle you look at it. The period from conception to childbirth provides experiences well beyond whatever most of us can imagine, but along the line are concerns; what do we eat? Skin changes? What will be the weight of the baby? What is the position? The list of questions can be endless, but on top of the concerns is the question that never goes away.  How does medication and drugs we ingest during pregnancy and breast feeding affect our baby? Drug use in pregnancy is common for obvious reasons. Regular symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and waist pain frequently require some form of medication. Malaria is common in our environment. Prevention with anti-malarial drugs is built into routine antenatal care and treatment may be necessary.  Elevated blood pressure (Hypertension) and Poor glucose control (Diabetes Mellitus) may occur in pregnancy or women with…

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