Bride price is an important aspect of marriage traditions in Nigeria. It is a system put in place to symbolise the act of a parent(s) giving away their daughter to her husband. However, due to its commercialisation, some people who asking for it to be abolished. They argue that paying the bride price makes some… Continue reading Abolish Bride Price?
Did she say the right thing? The advice was, "Don't be in a position where your partner supports you financially 100%. Always, ALWAYS have your own change"- This message is applicable to anyone, Male or Female. Why is it okay and acceptable for a woman to sit back and let her husband hustle but if… Continue reading Men who depend on Women should have their Testicles removed…
And the two shall become one, the Priest proclaims. And from then on “My Money becomes your Money” The woman relinquishes her Vagina to her husband because they have become one flesh and the whole “my body becomes yours” mantra. But do we really become one? I think individuality in marriages should be encouraged. My… Continue reading My Money is My Money.
Person 1: I have been married for 10 years. Person 2: I have been happily married for 10 years. That word "happily," does that mean happy all through the years? Marriage is a mixture of happy moments and sad moments. some moments where you are so vexed and you cannot even stand being in the… Continue reading Is Happily married a Myth?
So, I heard a couple of Nigerian women discussing on TV about their husbands giving them a monthly allowance. "My husband should give me my monthly allowance", they said. Like kids expecting pocket money from their parents. Mind you, these are working women, earning a salary and still expecting their husbands to give them monthly… Continue reading Should a working woman receive allowance from her husband?
I think men and women are different. I believe women are not more special than men. No gender is more special than the other. We are made to complement each other. So we need to stop telling women all these crap about them being special and how men should be grateful to have them. I… Continue reading Women are the Favour Factor..
I was watching a Nigerian TV programme and the discussion was, "Can a man rape his wife"? Whenever that question comes up, I am always gobsmacked by the responses I see. One of the presenters on the show said that according to the Nigerian constitution a man cannot rape his wife. In response to that,… Continue reading Is sex a right in Marriage?
Yesterday, more than 50 vehicles burned in Lagos oil tanker explosion when a petrol tanker with failed brakes crashed and exploded on Otedola Bridge. I am sad. I am angry. I am mad. The images, the videos from the incident made me shed a tear. The tragedy of this is that, this was an avoidable… Continue reading Nigeria is designed to kill you
My dear Chimamanda Adichie is trending on the Naija cyberspace because she said: She was happy for people to hold the door for her but hoped "they're not doing it for this idea of chivalry," as it could imply weakness on the woman's part. However she has come under attack because of the way some… Continue reading Chimamanda and Opening Doors
According to a memo trending online, the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG has asked couples who are about to get married to have their genitals examined as part of their pre-marital medical test. This is because the church has observed the recurrence of cases of marital crises resulting from falsehood, especially in the case… Continue reading The Redeemed Christian Church of God and its Draconian Laws.