In the coming weeks, I’d like to explore some attributes of some of the healthiest and happy marriages. Many of the conversations I have with people about marriage are based on what are some of the good features that make marriages work. I can tell you now, forgiveness is one
As humans, it’s only natural for us to want what others have. I mean who wouldn’t want to be living lavishly and enjoying a life you can only dream of? We all do. Actually, I think it is OK to daydream and think about all the possibilities to get to
Ramadan Kareem dear readers! I hope you all are doing great. It has been a while since I wrote a post. Alhamdulilah, all is well and since it’s Ramadan, I thought I would post and share with you some advice for this blessed month… Here are 5 things couples can
Hello, glad to see you back again. If you are a first time visitor, welcome to my blog! Please take a look around and share your thoughts with me. 🙂 So, I’ll be starting a new series where I interview other Somali women and incorporate their thoughts and take on marriage.
A couple of weeks ago, an acquaintance of mine and I were talking and she informed me about lying to her husband. She said that “I lied to him, withheld information and I am not really sure if I should apologize and tell him the truth?” After drilling her about
After the honeymoon stage, things can be a bit on the boring side. You and your spouse are probably over the ‘getting to know each other phase’ and now are sailing through a set schedule. So, your day-to-day lives can be pretty predictable. If you are in the West, you
So, you are ready to marry, huh? You and bae have been going out for a while and now you’re considering settling down but aren’t sure about what you may be getting yourself into. Or perhaps you are on the lookout for a spouse and need a little guidance as
Dear Somali Brother: I hope that in reading this, you find points you can take away and apply to your marriage. Perhaps there are a few things on this list that you may already be doing and some that you may need to work/improve on. Hopefully, you become more aware
وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُمْ مِنْ أَنْفُسِكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves… Quran, 30:21 Hey Girls! The following list is what has been taught to me to be the essential ways to thrive in a matrimony as a wife.