Having People Over Us

Early on in our marriage, I used to pack my stuff to go back to Ethiopia for every little conflict I had with Berhan.

You see, we were the first ones to talk about getting married among our friends. We got married and we were all alone. No married people were around to guide or mentor us. Not only from our friends but we were the first ones to get married from our siblings, from his side and my side. Yeah, can you just imagine! Continue reading Having People Over Us

One Best Way to Live with a Wife

“The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” Genesis 2:18

A suitable helper or “a helpmate” in the Hebrew word is Ezer Kenegdo and guess what that translates in to: A LIFESAVER.

No wonder divorced men die quicker than the men who stayed in their marriages. Remarriage doesn’t change the life expectancy of a divorced man. The only thing that is best for a man to do is, first to marry and second to find a way to live with his complicatedly created wife. Continue reading One Best Way to Live with a Wife

Life with a Mean-Spirited Wife

The most life threatening environment for a man to live in is a house where the presence of a mean-spirited wife is felt everywhere.

First he fights, and he finds out that he has little or zero chance to win, then he withdraws (tends to watch soccer or football a lot or becomes a politician and/or a philosopher). Then he checks himself out from his kids’ life and at last he desires only one thing; and that is to die. Continue reading Life with a Mean-Spirited Wife

Do I need to fight or pray?

Most of us have dreamed to have a perfect life when we were little kids. We loved those movies which ended with a scene where the groom kisses the beautiful bride and the end of the movie be announced with: “And they lived happily ever after” statement.

Well, we now know very well that there is no “lived happily ever after” kind of life or marriage. After we get married, we fight because we come very close to each other. Continue reading Do I need to fight or pray?

Purity for the brave hearted!