A couple of weeks ago, I came across a social media post of an image of a young woman who had swollen lips and eyes due to domestic violence. She had taken one of the images when she was in hospital and there was a video of her distressed in her hospital bed. She stated … Continue reading When you see the red flags, run!
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Don’t tell your daughters to find husbands!
Last week, I met up with a friend I had not seen in over twenty years - we had not seen each other since we left the boarding school we both attended in our teens. We had kept in touch over the years but it was great to see each other and catch up on … Continue reading Don’t tell your daughters to find husbands!
So, what are you bringing to the relationship table?
There is a popular Ghanaian radio show I listen to whenever I get the chance - this show is on a radio station in the city I grew up in. The show has been going live on various social media platforms and this has given me the opportunity to listen for over a year now. … Continue reading So, what are you bringing to the relationship table?
Where do you draw the line when it comes to financial support in relationships?
Since I started writing this blog, my family, friends and readers have been getting in touch and asking me to read their stories or trending stories in the news and asking for my take on them - I must admit I do love delving into these stories and sharing my take on them. Last week, … Continue reading Where do you draw the line when it comes to financial support in relationships?
Has your partner been ‘snatched’ from your relationship?
I recently came across a radio show where a woman was narrating how her husband had been snatched by another woman. She was narrating her story on a talk show with mostly women panellists - I was intrigued how they all came to the conclusion that she should not leave her husband for the other … Continue reading Has your partner been ‘snatched’ from your relationship?
Should you tell your new partner about your past relationships?
A very close friend of mine said whenever she gets asked by a new guy she is dating about how many men she had dated, her answer had always been “the guy before you and now you”. This seemingly innocent question can sometimes have some very disturbing motives behind it as many women who have … Continue reading Should you tell your new partner about your past relationships?
How does abuse in relationships really start?
I have a few friends I keep in touch with weekly and one of such friends is Kwadwo - he is the person I normally go to when I want to see things from a male’s perspective. I bounce ideas off him because he is unbiased in his views and is not easily intimidated to … Continue reading How does abuse in relationships really start?
When is it time to leave an abusive relationship?
This week, a young woman was gunned down by her husband in front of her work place - he had threatened to kill her that same week. She chose to not report the threat to the police, which was captured on camera - she lost her life not long after. This news was shocking, as … Continue reading When is it time to leave an abusive relationship?