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The acronym BC means _____.
Which of the following acronym is related to the Nigerian Lawyer?
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Often times, we hear about failed marriages on the internet, television, radio and other social media platforms. When certain factors (which I will write about in this article) are prevalent in a marriage, then the likelihood of a potential divorce or separation is imminent in such marriage.
Note: Divorce and separation are not the same thing.
Some will argue that marital separation a step towards reconciliation.
A failed marriage is a marriage where the relationship between the husband and wife fades away to an extent that the relationship cannot be restored.
Below are some of the factors or reasons that had led to failed marriages:
I agree with the fact that love is the backbone of every marriage. In addition, money is obviously important in marriage; but believe it or not, it has given its own quota to failed marriages.
Every marriage has got its respective financial obligations. For instance, the man may be responsible for paying the children's school fee while the woman oversees that the power bills are always paid in due time.
Whenever the husband channels this money to selfish acts like drunkenness, gambling, ponzi schemes and womanizing, it’s only a matter of time before such marriage collapses.
Also, when a woman discovers in marriage that her husband lied about his financial capability prior to their marriage, she may say no to such marriage; even after the wedding had taken place.
Children are the joy of every marriage. A man must understand his role to his wife and his children. (The same applies to the woman).
When a woman gives most or all her attention, time, energy and care to her children at the expense of her husband, such a woman is passively creating a division in the family.
Always remember that marriage is meant to be an act of unification and not division.
Note: Every woman should be wise as to loving her husband as well as the children simultaneously without any unhealthy overlap.
Some people think they are in love; but in reality, they are not.
In infatuation, people act out of the figment of their own imagination.
I have once heard from a young man (who thought of himself to be in love) say:
Regarding the above statement, such love confessions may actually be thought to originate from the lover's heart; but the truth is
Some couples who got married as a result of infatuation are likely to end up saying:
We are not just made for each other.
Third parties in marriages include a marriage counselor, pastor, mother-in-law and father-in-law. These can be very beneficial to one's marriage and can even save the marriage in times of crisis. Ironically, some of the aforementioned third parties who are supposed to mend the cracks in a marriage can actually become the destroyers of such marriages.
Also, yielding to the advice and counsels from some so-called friends and native doctors has led to the breakup of many marriages.
According to the holy book, it is better to live in the desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.
Note: A home can never be in peace as long as one of the partners remain the nagging type.
The virtues of patience, tolerance and perseverance are tested through this provocative act of nagging; but as we know, there is a limit to human endurance.
As time goes on, the relationship gradually fades away until such marriage eventually crashes.
Some persons will argue that it worked for them. My candid advice is:
Don’t go into a marriage believing you will change your spouse inside such marriage.
There is this saying that "you can force a horse to the river but you cannot force the horse to drink the water from the river".
If one cannot change their spouse before marriage (when the man or woman is supposed to be in love), then the probability of changing him or her during marriage is even much lower. So, many marriages had failed because of this unwise act.
Pride is considered the deadliest of sins and it goes before a fall.
Some of the core factors in a successful marriage are humility and forgiveness.
Note: Marriage cannot exist without forgiveness.
If the couples (or one of the marriage partners) becomes full of pride, then I can tell you that such marriage will not last long.
Pride is a capital sin that gives birth to various other sins. For example; lies, hate, revenge, anger, insults and so on.
A marriage that has all of these vices will definitely crash.
Do you know that sex enhancement drugs generates lots of sale for those who market them? The reason is not farfetched because it is crucial to marriage. In fact, some will tell you that marriage is consummated in sex.
Failure to deal with problems regarding sexual frequency and quality will gradually lead to unfaithfulness, infidelity and other immoral acts.
Unfaithfulness is a catalyst to failed marriages.
Note: Sex is crucial to every successful marriage.
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