Tag archive for marriage

10 random things every woman must remember

Hola, ladies! (How do you say “Cómo estás” to more than one person?) I’ve been working on a blog post on honeymoon myths, as well as one on “mishearing” God, but here’s a filler post in the meantime. I was thinking about many of my made-up proverbs and how interesting it is that they can […]

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10 things to consider if you’re interested in a single dad

Ladies, I trust that we all know by now that The List is something that is better off trimmed, if not completely discarded. I’m pretty sure that five years ago, you were determined to end up with a tall, dark, rich, handsome, educated, childless, teetotaling, fashion-conscious, sexually skilled virgin who of course was also a […]

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10 things I’ve learned about love

Such a lazy title, I know. So anyway… I had breakfast with him recently. He was in town for some meeting or other, and since it had been a while, we decided to catch up. It was also his way of apologizing for something he’d done a few days earlier. He’s an amazing man, physically, […]

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10 elements of a meaningful marriage proposal

Hey guys, me again. Have you ever watched a woman looking at her wedding band and engagement ring when she’s daydreaming, talking about her husband in his absence, or describing the day she got engaged? Many times, she will put her fingers in front of her, then begin to play with her rings, a loving […]

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10 misconceptions single women have – and 10 simple truths to adjust them

Dear unmarried ladies, The church has beaten this topic to a pulp. I know. I’m sorry for adding this to the noise. Today, I share a post I wrote on March 1st, after fighting with my kitchen sink stopper, which had gotten stuck after I so gingerly put it in upside down in an epic […]

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10 simple ways to ward off a married man

Hey, ladies! I’m blogging on a weekend, which is rare. How are you all doing? How can I pray for you? Anyway… I was thinking about this earlier today: Isn’t it amazing how acceptable cheating has become in recent years? I can’t believe the commercials these days, especially in conservative old Kenya! It breaks my […]

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10 reasons why I’m glad I didn’t get married younger

Hello! For the record, I’m still a young woman. Yet about three times a week, someone will ask me some variation of “Why aren’t you married?” I have nothing against marrying young. In fact, I encouraged it for a very long time, often pitting marriage at the age of 23-25 against the “dire” option of […]

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10 things you can say to make her day

Hey, all. I’d like to begin by apologizing for the comment issues on this blog. I’m always messing around with the settings and didn’t realize that the default comment setting had been set to “Do Not Allow”, possibly for months now. I thought Disqus was playing me but it’s probably my fault. Poleni. I need […]

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10 simple points about leaving the friend zone

Dear guys, This is going to be a long one. For those of you cannot handle the 2,000-word letter this is likely to become, please scroll down for the TL;DR* at the end. A good friend of mine gave me a good laugh a few hours ago (edit: I wrote this on Nov 30) when […]

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10 things she’ll probably look for before she says “Yes”.

Peter: I hope this finds you well. I recently wrote something on the Friend Zone and intended to post it before this, but because it’s addressed to men, I have to find a way to edit it down from the 2000-word letter it currently is to a more palatable length. In the meantime, here’s the […]

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