Tag Archives: Marriage

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness …”

“Babe, it's three years that we married enuh!” “Ugh! All of three years?!”  He uses an imaginary knife to slit his throat. “Well you do realize that you are married to Popcorn, the same Popcorn from UWI (University of the West Indies) campus, who lived on Taylor Hall, Block F?” That reminder always gets him. For those...
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The good, the bad and the ugly! One year and counting…

They say the first three years of marriage is the hardest. Well, after only 402 days of marriage, we've had some pretty heated moments, and we have contemplated divorce... even murder! But we both agree that we'd be pretty darn miserable without each other (and we really hate prison). So, here are the discoveries or the reminders of why...
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Decisions you should make before getting married

A wedding requires a lot of planning and decision-making, but it’s nothing compared to the decisions you will be required to make when married. Most people put off talking about the really important things until after they tie the knot. Big mistake. Huge. Here is my list of things that you simple must address before...
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Could you be one of many wives?

As you all know by now I am a reality series junkie, so after getting my daily dose of Bravo’s Real Housewives, I was flipping through the channels. Showtime caught my attention with its new reality series Polyamory. In case you haven’t figured it out, Polyamory is a “provocative reality series that takes an inside look...
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Of exes and the past… leave the baggage behind

It is only natural that as you make plans to embark on a new journey with the man who you have selected as your life partner that your mind will stroll down memory lane. Yes, you are sure this is the man who you want to marry, but “What if...” While it is OK to...
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Fights that you may…nay…will have before your wedding!

I don’t profess to be a wedding planner or counsellor for that matter. Heck, I have only planned one wedding -- mine. But there are a few things I learnt along the way that could be useful to a future bride. It’s normal to fight... seriously, nothing’s wrong with you It is days to the...
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Commitment – what does it mean?

Don’t get it twisted. Getting married or having a wedding is no true indication of commitment. Well yes, it may be commitment in the sense that he has decided to spend his life with you (or for as long as you both can stand each other), make you the mother of his children and share...
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