We hate to break it to you, but if you can relate to at least 10 things on this quiz, call your partner and break up with them.
Cynthia*, 30, and Ezinne*, 29, have been dating for six months. In today’s #ZikokoLoveLife, they talk about getting in touch after reading each other’s stories on Zikoko and falling for each other despite being married.
Cynthia, 26, and Tomiwa, 30, finally started dating after nine months of being in the talking stage. In today’s #ZikokoLoveLife, they talk meeting at work, considering getting in a relationship for the amount of time it takes some women to produce babies (nine months) and learning to understand each other better.
With all the fornication happening, do you really want to be tied up in a relationship this December? It’s time to japa that relationship for premium enjoyment.
Is anyone really married these days? The next time you’re looking to have a good time as a married man and someone asks you “if you’re married”, here’s a list of responses you can give.
The subject of today’s Sex Life is a 28-year-old pansexual woman who talks to us about discovering she was polyamorous, learning to have sex for herself, and dating a woman while in a relationship with a man.
Yes, cooking beans is a valid reason for not replying texts on time.
As told to Mariam Emem* is a 40+ woman whose husband was cheating on her. The experience changed her perspective on life and she wanted to share her story with other women. Here’s what she told me: My husband and I met in 1999. We dated for three years before getting married. We have three […]
As Told To Itohan When I was in JS2, I started dating a lot of people consecutively. I was never really single. I dated two best friends. I even once dated a set of twins and their elder brother. Most of them were older and bought me gifts, which was risky because I was young […]
So your man is cheating, but you want to remain with him and don’t know how to do it? Never fear, here is the Zikoko guide to staying with a cheating man. 1) Take it to God in prayer Ask God to give you the grace to continue in the marriage. There is nothing God […]
I’ve always been utterly fascinated by people who cheat on their partners and have always wondered what happened or why they decided to. Luckily, my job allows me to explore this curiosity and ask questions and get to the root of things like this. So I did just that. I spoke to several people I knew personally as well […]
As told to Mariam In my first month at Zikoko, I put a call out for Nigerian women to tell me about their proposals. Cynthia* was one of the women that reached out to me. I thought it was interesting that she was a bisexual married woman, and I wanted to know how that worked […]
This will teach him to mind his business.
Men, who are often considered the wreckers of relationships, are rarely considered as victims of heartbreak. I spoke to four Nigerian men about their experiences. Here’s what they had to say. Bayo, 27 I’m always the one getting broken up with, so I have plenty of break up stories. The first one dumped me for […]
Farida*, 27, and Favour*, 28, went from cheating on their ex-partners with each other to eventually falling in love.
Have you ever wondered why and how some women become side chicks? If they regret it or how they felt when they found out? Well, these twelve Nigerian women share their experience as side chicks. Amaka, 27 I was 21 and had just gotten out of University. I met him at my best friend’s party […]
Different women have different definitions of cheating. For some, it is more emotional than physical. These eight Nigerian women define cheating for us. Zainab, 19 I don’t think I have a definition of cheating. Physical activities are physical, and I cannot stop you from hanging out with someone even if they like you or you […]
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One of the sadder facts of life is that cheating happens. It, for the most part, can’t be helped. No one knows exactly just how much cheating happens in relationships and studies into cheating and how much they occur have given varying results. An expert quoted in a Refinery29 article suggests cheating occurs in about […]
Ijeoma*, 26, and Peter*, 29, have been friends with benefits for 2 months. They talk about satisfying their primal needs while maintaining serious relationships with other people.
If you’re desperate (or crazy, or Yoruba) enough to cheat on your partner, you need to realize that cheating is a high risk activity that can go south very easily. When you (almost inevitably) get caught, here are some excuses you can give to get yourself out of the situation. If none of the excuses […]
Women are often overlooked in conversations about marital infidelity, thanks to the notion that women aren’t very inclined to cheat on their spouses. I spoke to six married women who have had relationships without their husbands’ knowledge. They had some pretty interesting stories. Editorial note: This article was updated to include Chidinma’s entry which was […]
I totally understand why you’re here. You want your man to focus only you. Men like to wander a lot. So it is important for you to learn how to stop him from seeing other people and focusing on you. I gatchu. 1. Lock him in the house This is the best option. Full Rapunzel […]
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