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Relationship

Singlehood is the most important phase before the marriage. It is the foundation of a marriage because who you are as a single is what you will bring into marriage. An unhappy single, plagued with low self-esteem, cannot be a happy spouse in marriage.

The fear of intimacy (Aphenphosmphobia) – Chidi & Victor Akunna

Fear of intimacy

 

Sometimes, the reason spouses are not intimate is not because they don’t know how or why they should build an intimate marriage. Rather, it is because some suffer from Aphenphosmphobia, the fear of being in an intimate relationship. This phobia has been proven to be triggered by abandonment and engulfment.

Understanding the source of your phobia

If you suffer from…

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Relationship Compass: The five phases of building a relationship – By Eti-inyene G. Akpan

When it comes to building a relationship, there are a lot of misconceptions. The truth is that no matter how sincere you are, if your partner has a wrong misconception about how to build a relationship, your attempt to create a lasting and godly relationship may be unsuccessful. A deeper understanding on how to build a relationship is very pivotal…

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Communication in Relationships – Chidi & Victor Akunna

“Communication is the act of sending the right meaning the right way” – Victor Akunna

Life is all about relationship and communication is one of the pillars of relationship. Communication is so important, it can open doors to opportunities and it can also shut doors, hence we must learn to communicate effectively.

In communicating a vision, mission and value statement, I have…

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Trophy Spouse By Victor Akunna

Last week, I joined a Conference online and listened as Rev. Mrs. Funke Adejumo spoke to men and women. She commenced her session by appreciating her husband, Rev. Felix Adejumo, for being secure enough to allow her fulfil her God-given vision. She quoted his words to her, “I don’t want you to live in my shadows”.

How do you live out…

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Why Couples Avoid Counselling – Chidi & Victor Akunna

Sometimes, people have their reservations about going for Counselling for different reasons. Some of them include, but not limited to, the following:

~ Some couples may have resolved never to bring a third party into their union;

~ Some may not be comfortable with opening up to people and having them know certain things about their marriage;

~ Some may think that the…

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Choosing Right By Chidi and Victor Akunna

There is an African proverb that states that we must learn to change our dancing steps when the music changes.

The very first time my father told my siblings and I how people got married in his days, I was awestruck. As a teenager, I couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that many people in his era got married to…

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