Abeni*, 22, and Ifunanya*, 26, met on Twitter and dated for six months. Today on Love Life, they talk about their relationship and why it ended abruptly even though it was the best one they had both been in. What is your earliest memory of each other? Ifunanya: One day, I was scrolling on Twitter […]
The subject of this week’s sex life is a 32-year heterosexual woman who is tired of having sex. She talks about her very sexually active 20s and how today, nothing about sex excites her especially sex with her husband. What was your first sexual experience? In secondary school, there was a guy that I would […]
As told to Mariam In March, Kachi* messaged me to say she had a story for me about her relationship with her mum. We had a conversation and here’s what she told me: The relationship I have with my mum is the kind of relationship people have with their sisters. Maybe it is because I […]
You are planning on entering another talking stage or you want to permanently remain in the streets? Well, here are five places you can hide your mumu button so they can never trap you in a relationship. 1) Google meets comment section This disappears immediately after the video is over. The next time you are […]
We have already written a guide on how to escape a talking stage, but that was for people who want to go straight to the relationship stage. However, this article is for those who know the talking stage is going nowhere and want to end it. Here’s a list of easy ways to end a […]
I am genuinely fascinated by relationship dynamics between Nigerians especially when it comes to giving gifts to their partners. So I set out to speak to as many Nigerian men who were willing to speak to me and asked them who the most generous partner they’ve ever had is. And the answers amazed me. Here […]
The talking stage is the period of getting to know someone with the hope of it becoming serious. If you’ve been in one too many talking stages, and you’ve had enough, then this article is for you. Here are a few tips on how to escape the talking stage. 1.Tell them straight up that you […]
Bibi, 33, and Kelly, 27, have been dating for about four years. In today’s episode of Love Life, they talk about how they met online and transitioned from a long-distance relationship to a live-in couple. What’s your earliest memory of each other? Kelly: I think mine is the first time we had drinks at a […]
This will teach him to mind his business.
Do you move on from relationships with the speed of light or are you Whitney Houston? Let’s find out:
Do you have a heart of stone? Or your heart swells with feelings like balloons every three days? Take this quiz and allow us cast you small. QUIZ: How Toxic Are You In Relationships? Before you catch feelings,, find out just how much toxicity is in your blood.
If you’ve ever experienced heartbreak, you’d know it feels like a better day may never come. In this article, I asked Nigerian women to tell me about their worst heartbreak, here’s what six of them had to say: AJ, 22 I was in love with my friend, Ebi* in secondary school. We were in JS2 […]
Are you the perfect partner or is dating you a literal nightmare? Today, we are here to expose just how toxic you really are — on a scale of 0 to a terrifying 100%. Also, like with the ‘How Wicked Are You?’ quiz, you can’t argue with your result. Go ahead:
Most people hope to have great co-workers and to have a decent enough relationship with them, however, what if it is a little more than just a decent relationship? Workplace romance isn’t nearly as rare as many think it is or hopes it is. Today, we spoke to five Nigerians about dating their co-workers. Ivie, […]
If there’s one thing the TV show Insecure did for me, it is burn the word ghosting as well it’s impact on people into my skull. Today, we spoke to five young Nigerians who have been ghosted on what their worst experience being ghosted has been. Chinelo, 23. Right so, in my first year in […]
The dating scene Is a messy place and everyone has their spec. If you haven’t figured out what works for you, we’ve been generous enough to make a list. 1. People that have money Money makes romance sweeter, to be honest. People will probably call you a gold-digger, but is it their gold you are […]
In mainstream media, when people talk about exes, they are usually referring to the worst one. In a bid to balance that, we asked 7 Nigerian women to tell us about their favourite ex. Abigail, 34 Let’s call her M. She was everything I wanted in a partner — honest, loving, ambitious, beautiful and smart. […]
If there is a question we have never actually gotten an answer to, it’s how much does size really matter when it comes to sex and penises. We know it does but the question is to what degree? To help gain some insight, we spoke to five Nigerian men about being made of because of […]
Horrible exes are the great common denominator. Most of us have them – people that we, at some point, thought or hoped would be the one but by the end of the relationship, we were like WTAF. As today is the day after Valentine’s Day, we got four Nigerian men to tell us about their […]
Being a sugar baby — generally being a sex worker — involves a lot of stress, but for this article, we’re going to focus on one of the highlights of the trade: getting expensive gifts. We asked six sugar babies what the most expensive gift they’ve ever received from a client is. Ben, Gay. So […]
There are apps for just about everything these days, and for obvious reasons, dating apps are among the most used. So we got four Nigerians to talk to us about their experiences using dating apps. Modestus, 28, Straight. The best part about using Tinder was the ease of matching up and getting to talk with […]
For most men, dating people who are younger than them age is the only way to go. However, its 2021 and the script is being flipped and more men are willing to explore dating older people. So we asked four men who exclusively date older people about their experiences. Fidel, Gay. I was sexually active […]
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.
Food plays an important in relationships. For many people, food is their love language, and for many others, food is a strong determining factor when they choose a life partner. So, to avoid “Had I Known”, don’t cook these foods for a person you’re not married to. 1. Pounded Yam Omo, it’s for your own […]
If your Nigerian man does any of the following then we have urgent news for you. Check it out below: 1) He sends Good Morning messages This is his way of secretly checking to see that you’re where you said you slept. Stay woke sis. 2) He texts you throughout the day He doesn’t love […]
Will you enter one relationship for every month in 2021?
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