HOW TO HANDLE THE STRESS OF BEING SINGLE IN NIGERIA

As someone who has been single for a while, I must confess that the stress of being a single person (read woman) in Nigeria can affect one’s quality of life. You are sometimes thrown into a state of unnecessary and unwarranted stress, all because you are not married. This stress of laive has certain environments … More HOW TO HANDLE THE STRESS OF BEING SINGLE IN NIGERIA

DEALING WITH RESENTMENT

Last week, we I, I’m using “I” here because you people abandoned me last week, not even one comment, is it good laidis??? I forgive you sha 🙂  Ehen as I was saying, I established last week that it is possible, even normal to have some sort of bitterness/resentment and maybe a teeny weeny hatred one kain feeling towards … More DEALING WITH RESENTMENT

I THINK I HATE MY EX

What do you do when you feel resentment and/or bitterness towards your former significant other aka “The Ex”? Wow, you’ve never felt that way? Oh Great One, please teach us thy ways!! Okay, I’m sorry for faffing about but I am actually serious and also certain I’m not the only one who has had these … More I THINK I HATE MY EX

21 QUESTIONS

Last week, I was going through some of my notes and I stumbled on one of my many lists of questions to ask a dude. I’m not joking, I have different types of lists and this is the one I use to determine if a dude is worth going ahead with and also sift the … More 21 QUESTIONS

DEPRESSION AND DATING: HOW DOES LONELINESS AFFECT YOU?

Researchers have discovered that low levels of loneliness are associated with marriage, higher incomes and higher educational status, so this means that loneliness does not care about your tati billion in akant, BellaNaija-esq wedding, or cacophony of degrees (channeling my able Patrick Obahiagbon). Last week, we defined loneliness from the dictionary, clinical and personal perspectives … More DEPRESSION AND DATING: HOW DOES LONELINESS AFFECT YOU?

DEPRESSION & DATING: HOW TO COPE DURING A BREAKUP (PT 2)

In the first part of this series, we established the fact that breakups can have a triggering effect on people who are coping with depression and if not well-managed can have a long-lasting effect on their mental health well-being. In this post, I’ll continue with a few more tips on how to deal with a … More DEPRESSION & DATING: HOW TO COPE DURING A BREAKUP (PT 2)