Author: Ngina Otiende

Hi! I'm Ngina and I'm a certified marriage coach, author, and blogger. I'm on a mission to help women find clarity so they can begin to address problems. I examine unhealthy relationship advice and how elevating the marriage institution above individual welfare has harmed us. I love Jesus, my sweet guy and a hot cup of tea.. Join the Adventure
Can We Talk About the Idolization of Christian Missionaries?
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Can We Talk About the Idolization of Christian Missionaries?

Can we talk about the idolization of Christian missionaries in the Western world? How, in many Western cultures, those who leave for faraway lands to “preach the gospel” or start programs seen as heroes, the best representation of humanity? Can we talk about how in reality, just because someone picks up a noble-looking cause does…

What If Bad Relationship Teachings are Keeping Women Single?
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What If Bad Relationship Teachings are Keeping Women Single?

What if bad dating Christian advice is keeping women single? (Who want to be married.) In their new book, She Deserves Better: Raising Girls to Resist Toxic Teachings on Sex, Self, and Speaking, authors Sheila Wray Gregoire, Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach, and Joanna Sawatsky talk about bad dating outcomes. “When we talk about *bad dating outcomes,” we often…

Courageous Steps When Nervous To Explore If Your Marriage Is Healthy
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Courageous Steps When Nervous To Explore If Your Marriage Is Healthy

Is my marriage healthy? I’ve interacted with individuals who believed it is an overreaction to explore whether a marriage is safe or not. They believed no marriage would survive if we all analyzed power and control dynamics or unchanging negative habits in marriage. That no spouse would survive such deep levels of scrutiny.  I believe…