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.


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!


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.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

37. Be open to break the engagement if necessary.
#ListenUpNG @KemiOdutayo

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.



About Kemi Odutayo

‘Kemi Odutayo, a graduate of University of Lagos, Nigeria is a Practitioner of NLP, a blogger, an author, a counselor and a media consultant. She is the Head of Operations, Me4 Communications, a publishing, marketing and communications outfit specializing in publishing books/eBooks, managing and offering training for social media accounts for individuals and organizations. Kemi and her husband of many years, Kayode Odutayo have a beautiful family blessed with three lovely children.