Relationships are like glass, sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.
Getting over a broken heart can take a lot of energy, work and time. It’s like quicksand; it takes and takes. You might think you’re over it, then the memories filter through your eyes. The scenes play like the fairytale you imagined – the happily-ever-after narrative. You get washed up with feelings all over again. … More Dealing with Heartbreak
A wise man once said, “if you have five wise friends, not too long you would be sixth. If you have five foolish friends not too long you would be the sixth.” Who are your friends? Sometimes, we tend to have bad friends without knowing or distancing ourselves from such unhealthy relationships. … More Signs it’s Time to Dissolve a Friendship
Because friends are so important, it is necessary to prune our circles when necessary; dissolving friendships that do not align with our personal purpose any longer. However, ending friendships is easier said than done and it’s perfectly normal to doubt your decision to cut off a friend. … More Signs it Might be Time to Dissolve a Friendship
The stage of teenagehood is considered one of the most confusing stage that can ever be experienced by a man.
It is hence no doubt that teenagers constantly need an everlasting heart and an ever-listening ears, which is God’s, to resolve the constant confusion of life. … More Why I Need a Relationship with God as a Teenager
It’s so beautiful when you can always be you when you’re with your loved one. There’s no feeling as peaceful as being in an honest relationship.
… More Sincerity: the Way to Sustain Relationships
We’ve been raised from different backgrounds, culture and ideologies and we can’t always reason on the same page. The fact that we have different temperaments is enough to make us act differently. So, learn to accept difficult people. See them as being different from you. Perhaps, that will make it easier to relate with them. … More Ways to Deal With a Difficult Person
Boundaries are definitions – definitions of you. But when someone is trying to define you according to what they think, what do you do? How do you keep your boundaries?
Boundaries are meant to protect and guide you and not to limit you. Therefore, as you draw boundaries, keep them, know when to expand them, and expand them. … More On Keeping Boundaries
Growing up with a brother or sister can have an impact on our mental and physical health , infact it can shape who we become later in life. … More Why You Should Create Bonds with Siblings
1. Typical Teenagers’ Struggles:
Typical struggles that teenagers go through was evidenced in this novel. Kiitan at the beginning of the novel was caught masturbating and watching pornography. Enitan got into sexual practices,c alcoholism, and was wrongly influenced.
This was evident in the relationship that existed between the two brothers. This resentment was there from when they were teenagers, up until they grew up and went to the university. And we see how much damage that caused them.
The theme of Influence was also very prominent in the novel. Good and bad Influence! Jumoke And Lanre had a bad influence on Enitan. Mary and the other classmates had a good influence on each other, as they studied for their WAEC together. Aunty Rose had a good influence on Enitan’s family, etc.
4. Salvation; The Love of God:
Oh, the overwhelming love of God!
The love of God is so deep, it chased Enitan, Kiitan And their father down, till it caught up with them, and changed their lives forever. God’s love as displayed in this novel showed that there is no one that cannot be saved. No one is too far gone. … More A Review on the Novel- Crossfire by OmoobaJesu Adetunji