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Compatibility in marriage Chidi and Victor Akunna

Compatibility
Compatibility is critical to relationships, especially marriage. If you would be living the rest of your life with your spouse, it would be a great idea to be compatible.

The Oxford Dictionary defines compatibility “as a state in which two things are able to exist or occur together without problems or conflict.” This simply means that it is not necessarily about…

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Collaboration and Intimacy – Chidi & Victor Akunna

In marriage, the lives of couples would either improve or deteriorate. Marriage leaves nobody the same. Marriage reveals who we are; our values, our strengths and weaknesses. Well, at least this has been our experience, being in each other’s space, day in, day out, reveals a lot. This is why people say humourously that marriage is an eye-opener.

One thing that…

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Domestic Violence By Chidi Akunna

My experience with a client inspired this write up.
The first day I spoke with her over the phone, it was clear that she was scared about something. An appointment was booked for her to come in. On the day of the appointment, she called an hour before to say that she may not be able to make it. She went…

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Our Romance Story – By Emmanuel and Itoro Effiong-Bright

FFA: Thank you for being willing to share your Romance Story with us. Can you introduce yourselves, please?

My name is Emmanuel and she’s Itoro. We resolved to share same surname “Effiong-Bright” years ago. That makes us Emmanuel and Itoro Effiong-Bright (laughs). We are passionate Nigerians and both employees turned entrepreneurs. I actually resigned to start my own business some 6…

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Mental Intimacy: Connecting at a much deeper level By Chidi and Victor Akunna

There are different reasons communication is important in marriage. Sometimes, couples communicate to pass information, clarify issues and resolve dispute. Couples also communicate to build intimacy. Beyond this, as a couple, we leverage on communication to build mental intimacy. Mental intimacy is about connecting with each other at a mental level. This makes communicating ideas easier because of mental compatibility.

One…

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