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My experience with dowry as a Sudanese Australian and how I managed to pay less

  In the last few years, the practice of dowry amongst the Sudanese people living in Australia seems to have lost it’s  true meaning. Dowry is essentially any goods, money,… Read more My experience with dowry as a Sudanese Australian and how I managed to pay less

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Divorce replace death as endpoint of marriage—can the dowry system save the modern marital system of the West?

In the western civilization it is easy to get married and easy to get divorced. The statement “I do” has become a statement of convenience instead of value–marriage is not valued enough, often resulting in divorce. Although, there are some countries in the Western society that aim to restrict divorce, they are still overly concerned with the happiness and not the promise to work hard on their marriage regardless of how challenging their marriage may be (isn’t that the whole point of the vows?). This leads me to think, are… Read more Divorce replace death as endpoint of marriage—can the dowry system save the modern marital system of the West?

Why Is Dating A Taboo For Most Africans?

I am just curious, is dating just for white people? Have you ever wondered why African parents are so against their children dating? Is dating a taboo in the African culture? What is it about dating that is so wrong? I understand some parents are over protective, strict, think their children are not mature enough, and some are simply afraid of teen pregnancy etc. But, parents need to understand that the dating process is something young people want to experience as well.  In terms of relationships, is it not our… Read more Why Is Dating A Taboo For Most Africans?

Do The Small Things That Will Attract Love To Your Relationship

This is it!! Write a poem for her too! Enjoy mine to her!!!! It was a real shocker When I met you at the soccer My mates didn’t believe I had a chance So I was determined to ask you to dance Because I knew you were the one My heart was pounding a tone So I gave myself a command To do anything to win your hand Riyan Riyan what can I do To prove my true love to you I am glade you can’t run Because catching you… Read more Do The Small Things That Will Attract Love To Your Relationship

What If I Can Not Afford The Dowry Price, Do I Break Up With My Love?

In the modern world, paying your dowry actually does not mean that you are married. Once you pay your dowry, you are than expected to have a “white wedding”—which can be quite costly (already in debt). If the people (modern day elders) know this fact to be true, why do they continue to encourage it? Ideologies, greed? A human being cannot and should not be priced, yet parents/relatives are so hooked and focused on bridal price. Dear reader, a price is from the supply and demand business model—a price therefore… Read more What If I Can Not Afford The Dowry Price, Do I Break Up With My Love?

No matter how busy you may be, always make time for your girl—to hang, laugh and connect!

Today finding the right person to be with (for the long run) is quiet difficult. However, If you have already found the right person to be with congratulations to you—now put in the work to keep that relationship/marriage. It is a beautiful thing to be in the love game considering how hard it is to find love. But the hardest thing is playing the love game right. In saying this, has someone ever told you about their break up story? Now I generally do not like to take sides, but… Read more No matter how busy you may be, always make time for your girl—to hang, laugh and connect!