Growing up in a Christian home, the topic of being equally yoked in marriage always comes up. Usually, it’s in the debate for or against inter-religious dating and marriages, and 9 out of 10 times it is the main topic at every singles’ conference/fellowship/service… Being equally yoked goes beyond religion. Even though the term is … More #BYSYSERIES: ARE YOU EQUALLY YOKED?
One thing that is prevalent in relationships today is the thought that we can change our partners, after all: there are not enough men in the market, this one that you have found a man, you better hold on to him o It’s just youthful exuberance, he/she will outgrow it ….and so on and so … More #BYSYSERIES: ARE YOU THE MESSIAH?
Now that we have established why you want to get married, we can now move on to other important topics. Like How do you communicate? These days, we often mistake conversation for communication in relationships. When asked if we communicate, the first response is usually ‘yes, we talk about everything and anything’. I remember once … More #BYSYSERIES: HOW DO YOU COMMUNICATE?
If you haven’t read the introduction to the series, then do so now. If you have, welcome back and let’s begin. For the first post on the BYSY series, we address the question WHY? Why do you want to get married? Is it because everybody is getting married? There’s so much pressure? You want to … More BEFORE YOU SAY YES: WHY DO YOU WANT TO GET MARRIED?
You’ve met a good guy, it’s a whirlwind romance, you love him, he loves you, you think surely nothing could go wrong, I mean there is love and love conquers all, he’s ready to settle down and so are you. One day, after a wonderful dinner in a well-orchestrated theatrical moment (maybe alone or in … More BEFORE YOU SAY YES
Where do I even begin? Yes, Mz Gidi is single again and this is one of the toughest posts to write because I have struggled with coming to terms with my new reality. When I started the blog, I wanted an avenue to express myself on being single; the ups and downs but mostly the … More SINGLE AGAIN
Yesterday Mz Gidi (a.k.a Sheila) had her very first Instagram Live Session…woohooo!!! Our friends at LagosMatchMaker asked me to talk on Finding Relevance as a single person. It was actually fun and I want to thank each and every one of you that tuned in to watch. All is not lost for those that could … More FINDING RELEVANCE AS A SINGLE PERSON
Tito and I had a very interesting conversation a while ago about dating in Lagos and specifically what makes your time together, a hangout or a date. We obviously had varying opinions, personally, I believe once a woman has crossed 30 a certain age, all hangouts become a date, but that’s just me. Here’s the clip … More HANGOUTS VS DATES
There’s an ongoing trend in Lagos, fellowships and prayer events are mostly attended by women. Single women who are all praying for different things but specifically on getting married. I’m talking intelligent, beautiful, accomplished, well-grounded women who only talk about understanding men, how to get married, finding ‘the one’, praying for their future husbands and … More THE MYTH OF WAITING ON GOD
Ever asked someone what they were looking for in a partner and get ‘drama-free’ as one of the traits? Even a lot of online profiles and dating apps (cue in tinder) tend to have things like “no hookup and no drama please” in their bios, which usually makes me wonder what exactly it means to be drama … More ARE YOU DRAMA-FREE?