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Pregnant at 14

I’VE just discovered that my eldest daughter who is 14 is pregnant. I’ve always brought her up to know the importance of safe sex in spite of whatever sex education she must have been taught in school. As to be expected, I am devastated. I didn’t even realise she and her boyfriend, 16, were having a sexual relationship. It seems unthinkable that she could become a mum when only last year, she was still playing with her sister’s dolls.

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It’s indecent the way some people raid their deceased relatives’ property!

Back in Lagos Alaba nearly went ballistic. The thought of her husband planning to have a child with his mistress whilst convincing her they didn’t need another child nearly blew her mind. She’d lovingly packed his suitcase when he made that fateful journey, never suspecting she was preparing her husband for a night of passion with another woman!

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Genital test before marriage: Lawyers, entertainment celebrities hold divergent views

Just like the medical personnel, legal practitioners also hold divergent opinions on the directive by the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, to intending couples to submit themselves for genital test. While some lawyers hailed the decision as a welcome development, others argued that such mandatory genital test was tantamount to subjecting young couples in RCCG to degrading treatment.

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Is the havoc caused by myth of soul-mates jolting your marriage?

THE word ‘soul-mate’ seldom cropped into conversation some 15 years ago. If it did, it was in romantic novels or deeply emotional romantic films. Today, the term is freely used by a lot of ‘modern’ lovers. “Single women worry there is something wrong with them because they can’t find their soul-mates,” observes a relationship expert, “and married women question whether one nasty argument means her husband isn’t her soul-mate after all. But what does the term really mean and why does my heart sink every time I hear it?” she wonders.

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How do I resume making love?

About four years ago, my husband walked out on me and our three young children to go and live with a rich widow in his hometown. He was my first boyfriend and the only man that I’d ever had sex with. There hasn’t been anyone I liked enough to sleep with since he left me until now. This man is everything my husband never was, loving and caring to my children.

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He walked out on his family

A year after giving birth to twins, my husband and I had another child. Before the kids came along, our social life was very active and we had loads of fun. All that soon changed, however, because of the children. I was too tired to stay up late and didn’t feel like going out. But that didn’t stop my husband who has now moved out of the matrimonial home to live with his lover. He bragged she was a professional who had time for romance. Now I blame myself for not being the wife I should have been to him.

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