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Lots of women would go for a rich man any day!

Have you ever wondered how those girls with no particular good jobs and no comfortable mummy and daddy live a well as they do?  How they managed to buy every expensive ‘aso-ebi’ going?  How they run posh SUVs, and buy real jewellery, including diamonds? But then, look at the man sitting behind a huge office […]

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Plain men try harder to be better lovers!

There might be more well-groomed and good-looking men around these days, but they are outright boring”, says Antonia, a beautician running a very thriving salon in the heart of Lagos.  “I see them here everyday, arrogantly having manicures and trims and forever buying expensive beauty products. “Naturally, I’ve dated quite a few customers over the […]

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Will you dump him if he loses his libido!?

If you’re not sexually compatible with your partner, it’s going to put a huge strain on your relationship. Goes without saying that sexual satisfaction is really important in keeping both people happy. But what happens if your man suddenly loses his libido or has a sharp drop in his performance level?  Will you give him […]

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When you discovered your husband and mum were once lovers!

By Bunmi Sofola It’s not unheard of that some women, after sampling the delight and wealth of a toy boy, schemed such lover into the arms of one of their offsprings. Some of these daughters know that the men they’re now marching down the altar with used to be their mothers’ lovers. Some don’t.    When […]

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DEALING with ruthless friends who stabbed you in the back

By Bunmi Sofola If, once in a while you find yourself at the crossroads where you have to wrestle with your conscience trying to deal with treacherous people who have no qualms about stabbing you in the chest instead of the proverbial back, ponder on recent experiences I had. A few months back, a ‘friend’ […]

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Regular sex prevents women from depression, mental disorder ― Psychiatrist reveals

A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri has advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness. According to her, Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, […]

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When the boss’s wife was like a fever in his blood!

By Bunmi Sofola Olisa isn’t your typical run of the mill playboy – he tall, young, strong and ambitious.  He looks more like a confident Jack-the-lad who is in control of his life. A seemingly happily married bank manager (now ex), Olisa looked for all the world like a man in control of his life […]

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Almost tricked into a bigamous marriage!

By Bunmi Sofola Andy and his long-term girlfriend finished their first degree at the university almost three years ago and it was decided that Chichi, Andy’s girlfriend and a British citizen should travel abroad. wedding ring The plan was for her to finish her masters, get established somewhat before Andy followed. “To cement our agreement, […]

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Walking out on a bad marriage could be all you need to be happy!

By Bunmi Sofola There’s nothing that destroys a person’s self esteem than lack of confidence. In spite of the fact that Yemi grew up in a boisterous family, she still managed to convince herself she wasn’t pretty. But what she lacked in beauty, she more than made up in impressive intelligence. “It wasn’t until I […]

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Red Tomatoes

By Erelu Bisi Fayemi Sharon did not know how long she had been asleep for.  She listened to the voices of the nurses in her room and the sounds of the medicine cart they were wheeling around. One of the nurses asked her if she would like to eat anything. She shook her head, but […]

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When to go for ‘off the shelf’ sex!

Ray was in his rented apartment and in a pensive mood.  The rent would soon be due and he was damned if he knew where his next Naira was coming from. Feeding on remnants that would make a beggar squirm, he suddenly heard a rap on his door.  Might be another friend wanting a freebie […]

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I think my boyfriend is having sex with his mom ― Girlfriend

A 20-year old lady, name withheld, who almost killed herself after seeing her boyfriend in a compromising position with his mother in the bedroom has expressed her disappointment on social media Joro Olumofin, a relationship adviser and blogger, shared the story on his Instagram page on Saturday. My husband is always scratching his penis in […]

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How to build a healthy relationship

Love is one of the most profound emotions known to human beings. There are many kinds of love, but many people seek its expression in a romantic relationship with a compatible partner (or partners). For many, romantic relationships comprise one of the most meaningful aspects of life, providing a source of deep fulfilment. The need […]

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Think of exchanging your generous sugar-daddy for a hunk!?

I recently ran into a friend at a filling station. I’d known Lati for years but never met his current wife. I’d known him through his second wife. Segi, with whom he was really smitten. After the usual pleasantries, I jokingly asked when he was making an honest woman of Segi by either “getting married” to […]

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Would you steal from your husband?

By Bunmi Sofola Ego walked into her matrimonial home and stood gob-smacked as she watched her husband, Kayode, knee-deep in plastic packaging and out emerged a spanking new car stereo. He’d just bought himself a tokunbo car they could ill-afford. “What do you think?”, he beamed with pride, ignoring the scowl on his wife’s face. […]

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He’s trying to take over my life

He Dear Bunmi, After over six months with my boyfriend, I don’t know if I love him as much as when we started going out. Emerhor hails Oyegun at 80(Opens in a new browser tab) ex Prevent diabetes foot ulcers(Opens in a new browser tab) He doesn’t like my friends and he doesn’t like me […]

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These keys could be for his secret flat

keys Dear Bunmi, My husband and I are in our late 50s and have been married for 20 years. It’s the second marriage for both of us. He goes out most nights to have a drink with his friends. love He thinks I’m too ambitious(Opens in a new browser tab) We’ve always had a trusting […]

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Every woman owe it to herself to try a younger lover

As you’ve often pointed out in your ever enlightening column,” a reader writes, “a big percentage of marriages in this country fail.  Even those that do survive, like mine, are mere skeletons when compared to complete fulfilment. My husband of 14 years sometimes acts like a weed choking a desirable, flowering and imaginative relationship. “In […]

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Am I world’s worst bastard?

Am I world’s worst bastard? Dear Bunmi, I’m in my 60s with three daughters and four grandchildren.  I married my wife 42 years ago, but shortly before our 30th anniversary, I noticed subtle changes that became progressively worse. She was   diagnosed with Alzheimers, became increasingly irrational and was eventually admitted. I was devastated, and so […]

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Sex Drive: How to pinpoint what’s causing your man’s erotic apathy

Sex Drive: The wildly held belief is that as soon as a man clamps eyes on a woman, he has nothing but sex on the brain, and when the atmosphere is conducive, he’s rearing to go and is guaranteed to ring your bell all of the time!  Isn’t that a tall order for the average […]

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Food for the elders (1)

By Yetunde Arabi Hi! “At what point does a man decide to risk it all, his marriage, children and the love and respect of all those who depend on him, to embark on a mission that may turn his world upside down? The man you are about to read his story travelled this lane when […]

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Accused of marrying her for her money

By Dear Bunmi, Dear Bunmi, I’m a qualified accountant from a humble background in love with a silver-spoon girl. We have a happy relationship and we are thinking of getting married. The problem is, other people seem not to approve. I have been accused of being a parasite because I’m marrying someone rich. love Woman […]

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Lovemaking, not sex!!

By Yetunde Arebi One good fallout of the Busola/Fatoyinbo saga is the various discourse about sex and sexuality and the many issues surrounding it. File: Love Cartoon During one of such discussions with a group of guys recently, I was bombarded with a number of questions all of which bothered on the way men still […]

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Helping your man cope with the male menopause

By Bunmi Sofola At  an 18-year-old birthday party recently, Gabriel, a 54-year-old father of five told me he got a mild shock. A friend had taken his daughter because he was due to attend a very urgent meeting. File: Cartoon display He promised to pick up his daughter on his way back when he was […]

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Men who love their own company!

When Fela’s wife walked out on him some 15 years ago, he was naturally devastated.  He’d gone abroad for a six-week course from his office and came back to meet an empty house – his wife of 12 years and their three children had vanished. Not only that, the wife had left the keys to […]