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Abusive relationships: Why it's so hard for women to 'just leave'

In a widely read blog post, Jennifer Willoughby wrote this phrase after each of the many reasons she gave for enduring what she described as her abusive marriage to former White House aide Rob Porter.Willoughby’s reasons are consistent with those t

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New talk show keeps it real

Former Miss Gospel Bahamas Sylvian Rahming wants to ask the tough questions and get some real answers when her new show ‘Sofa Talk’ launches next week.“I talk about masturbation in one of the episodes, relationships of all kinds, beauty, fitness, an

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Bridal fashion 2018?All signs point to individuality

Individuality is in when it comes to bridal fashion and accessories.“Brides today want to look and feel like themselves — their most beautiful selves,” says Amy Conway, editor in chief of Martha Stewart Weddings. “That means bringing their own style

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Going beyond dreams

Raquel Pinder wants Bahamian women to know that any dream they have can become a reality. And she has been promoting this belief for several years now through her organisation Beauty Beyond Feelings (BBF).Created to inspire, empower and motivate wome

Help is on the way for teen parents

New programme seeks to alleviate hardships

Becoming pregnant at the age of 16 resulted in years of hardship for Felicia Campbell, who was forced to juggle motherhood and her education while working two jobs.To make life a bit easier for teenagers who find themselves in a similar situation, sh

Troubled married women urged to focus on God instead of husband

As divorce rates continue to climb and more and more women struggle with keeping their marriages alive, one organisation wants to spread a message of hope and faith.To this end, and under the theme “Take Your Eyes Off Him”, the ladies of Womanish Med

Historic guild reaches out to young girls

Primary students taught to crochet and donate to the needy

Happy hearts make the world a brighter place, and with this belief, members of the Queen Mother’s Bahamas Clothing Guild are reaching out beyond the bounds of Government House and into a primary school to get young students interested in learning ne

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Escape from the occult: Bahamian evangelist tells her tale of redemption

The story of how Bahamian evangelist Aleacha Miller was delivered from the occult was so compelling that it attracted the attention of the Christian Broadcasting Network in the United States.

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Young women receive a new perspective on success

Teaching young women their worth and preparing them for life’s challenges was the goal of this year’s New Image Ladies workshop.With the theme “Ready. Set. Go”, Tanya Sweeting, the group’s founder, told Tribune Woman that she wanted to show Bahamian

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Shopaholics get happy at interactive event

Marilyn Munroe once said: “Happiness is not in money, it’s in shopping. So, as Grand Bahama’s “happiest hotel”, it made sense for Pelican Bay to do its part in spreading the joy of shopping for residents on the island.Shopaholics from around Grand Ba

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Bahamian teens in ‘relationship crisis’

Youth advocate fights abuse affecting high schoolers

HIGH SCHOOL students in the Bahamas are experiencing a crisis. Where their friendships and romantic relationships should be light-hearted and fun in nature, in reality they are too serious, often abusive, and in some cases, bordering on violent. This, according to a leading youth advocate and domestic abuse survivor.

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Calling all wise women

Festival to foster, celebrate sisterhood

Ladies, save the date – April 14 – as the Wise Women Festival is all set to “nurture the mind, body and spirit”.

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The ideal female body type is getting even harder to attain

(THE CONVERSATION) – Day after day, we’re bombarded with so many media messages that rarely do we stop to think about what they’re telling us to think, do or feel.

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Excitement at your fingertips

Bahamian promoter launches new entertainment app

WHAT do you do when people look to you as a source for the what’s happening in on the local entertainment scene? Ashley Swaby’s response was to start her very own things-to-do app called S’Gern On.

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Becoming a ‘successful product of life’

‘Stop making excuses’ is one of the key pieces of advice that success coach Sherrell Storr doles out regularly. And she has written a book that emphasises this approach to life. Her new book, “You Are a Product”, also promotes self-refinement and recognising one’s innate talents.

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