#ListenUpNG Wk37: IS MARRIAGE STILL A GOOD THING?

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Wow! Hi, friends! You need to read this particular session. The topic is a question that is being asked over and over again especially considering the negative reports making the rounds about homes breaking up within the twinkle of an eye!

In #ListenUpNG Wk37, our special guest Bose Fawehinmi, a professional counsellor gave an expose about this #RealLifeIssue. You can read more about her and other professionals fearured in our September Edition on this blog.

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And for all the Singles in the house, next week with Olatunji Legend is a must! You need to know how to ask the right questions!

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So, incase you missed the live tweetcast of #ListenUpNG Wk37 by Bose Fawehinmi, the compilation is made available for you here! #ReadRestRelaxAndReflect on it! Be enlightened and inspired!

1. I am very happy to be here. Thanks for this opportunity.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

2. Today, I am out to convince you that marriage is still good, irrespective of all the negative stories out there. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

3. People are still celebrating 30/40 years wedding anniversaries as much as people are breaking up after few weeks.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

4. Many people are even scared of getting married. The number of people who are electing not to marry or delaying is increasing.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

5. Why?Many people hear of the bad occurrences in marriages. Like abuse, fights etc. and think it may happen to them too. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

6. Other people saw their parent’s marriages and don’t want such. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

7. Many people believe they can get the fruits of marriage like sex or children or companionship outside of marriage. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

8. Many people feel they are better off unmarried. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

9. The fact still remain that marriage is good. I have a personal testimony. 17years of bliss and still counting #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

10. There are many more people enjoying their marriages you might not be aware of. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

11. It’s the people suffering that makes the news. Not the ones enjoying the marriages. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

12. Cars kill people but that doesn’t stop you from getting a car. People die in aircraft but we still fly them. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

13. It’s not marriage that’s the issue. It’s the actors in the marriage that need help. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

14. Remember that if purpose of a thing isn’t known, abuse is inevitable.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

15. These days, people go into marriage without healthy intentions. To some, it just seem like the next right thing to do. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

16. You need to have clear intentions from the beginning. What is the purpose of Marriage? #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

17. It is to share your life with someone else to be able to achieve worthwhile goals. Two are better than one! #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

18. It is essential that the couple agree on those worthwhile goals from the beginning? What is this union for?#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

19. Marriage is a partnership opportunity that enhances both parties. Marriage is synergy.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

20. Marriage was designed to be loving and exciting. How can you achieve this? #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

21. Marriage is a land flowing with milk and honey! #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

22. “If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land”. The choice is yours. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

23. Are you willing to obey the laws of relationship? Are you ready to play by the rules of the game? Or you want to create your own rules?#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

24. Are you willing to invest in your marital success as much as you work hard on your career/business?#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

25. You work hard to earn a promotion at work, you go for trainings and courses to attain professional proficiency. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

26. How much effort are you investing into becoming a good wife/husband?
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

27. You can be a fantastic accountant/business tycoon and be a terrible husband /wife. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

28. You do everything at work to earn the applause of your boss. You put in extra hours of work for free just to impress him/her. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

29. In your marriage, you are not willing to go out of your way to make your spouse happy. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

30. You tolerate insults from your boss and colleagues but you are intolerable of your spouse weakness.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

31. We need to stop this selective exhibition of hardwork, courtesy and respect.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

32. Your marriage deserve as much hard work as you put into your career, even more!#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

33. I have a couple of suggestion on how you can enjoy a good marriage.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

34. Be a good person. Eliminate your bad behaviors. Work on being the best person you can be. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

35. Unmarried? choose the right marital partner. Don’t manage anyone. Only marry someone you know you can live with.#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

36. court the person for a reasonable time. This helps you clarify your choice.
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37. Be open to break the engagement if necessary.
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38. undertake marital counselling before marriage. Yes, you need counsel! You can engage my services for this.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

39. have a marital mentor or accountability partner.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

40. Develop yourself. Seek knowledge on marriage. Read books, attend programs, trainings.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

41. Ensure you do acts to make your marriage fun. Keep dating your spouse.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

42. if anything goes wrong, forgive and seek counsel.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

43. Married? Your marriage can also take a positive turn. You can choose to become a better spouse.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

44. I am a professional marriage counsellor. I am available to help you through your marital challenges. #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

45. You can schedule a free counseling session here http://marriagematters.com.ng/help-center-counselling/ #ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

Awesome tweets! Join this movement! Make people #ListenUp MARRIAGE IS STILL GOOD! Join us same time (4pm) next week friday for yet another inspiring session.

NB: RECAP OF EVERY #ListenUpNG SESSION COMES UP EVERY TUESDAY ON TWITTER BY 4PM

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