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Many times the term "homewrecker" is used in regards to referring to a woman whom is a co-wife. This terminology is destructive and decisive. It not only is inaccurate but it is also demeaning and hurtful. The definition of a homewrecker is "a person who is blamed for the breakup of a marriage or family, especially due to having engaged in an affair with one member of a couple." In this video, I discuss the difference between a homewrecker and a co-wife.
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Coach Nazir discusses his experience and demonstrates how to do a quick exercise in order to see what conclusion you may come to with regard to this question... whether or not you choose to participate in polygyny, it's still interesting to see how you think and how you formed that idea. Watch the VIDEO NOW.
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Being married can have it's share of ups and downs and that can be long before the "honeymoon phase" is over. It's a totally different environment when you are now living with someone and now you see them in their element and they see you in yours, flaws and all. Don't get me wrong, marriage can be and should be blissful, however there are some that just seem to not work out. Why? Who is to blame when the marriage turns sour? When happily ever after turns into clash of the...
Sometimes in a relationship we fail to recognize toxic behaviors; one of which is narcissism. Narcissist personality types can send red flags to unknowing loved ones, especially in marriage and polygyny. Men and women can both possess narcissistic personality traits. Some of which are the following:
I know that the title of this blog may cause some discomfort to many however, we must address the serious issues that can plague a winning team and in this instance, by winning team, I mean family. I've seen many women get involved with and marry men who are just not the right fit for their brand. The women may not have been sure about it at first but as time moves forward, they realize that they are not a right fit. That is not where the issues lie though. They lie within the...
Have you ever thought about what your brand is as a co-wife? Being in polygyny can have its challenges and triumphs. One of the major challenges is our perception of who we are vs who we need to become as co-wives. Personal development is an important factor when you want to transform into the best version of yourself that you can be.
It promotes positive thinking and helps facilitate the organization of your priorities as a woman and a co-wife.
In this video, I discuss my...
It's known that when you ask the right questions you will receive the right answers. When we are looking to improve on important parts of our lives we want to do the right things the right way, so asking the questions that can yield the results we desire is the first step in making that happen. I go into what some of those questions are and how to process the answers you may receive in this video. One of the questions I ask is, Why did I get married? This question allows us to...
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Celebrating yourself promotes the ability to take the time to be genuinely grateful for the blessings you have in your life. Of course, it isn't always easy to practice gratitude on a daily basis. However, it is a necessary element in order to reinforce personal development and growth! In this video, I reflect and discuss why it's important to celebrate yourself while showing gratitude.
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Living in a society where monogamy seems to be the state of the world, this topic may be a little off putting to some. Why do I say that? Well, because being part of a polygynous marriage has opened me as well as my family up to judgment and ill comments from those who don't understand or want to understand this form of marriage that is family focused and has been around longer than monogamy. We have had our share of negativity, however, there are many families who we have been...
Salaam / Peace,
Celebrating with family is important to us all. I wanted to share a special day in which our family hosted a brunch and bond event where we shared lots of laughs, fun, and memories to celebrate Coach Nyla's birthday!
Often times co-wives may think they can't celebrate one another or with one another for that matter; but we definitely can with a proper mindset!
What are some ways you can celebrate with your co-wife?
In this video, I share my story of celebrating...