In front of her mirror, she takes off her huge sun-glasses which she’s used to cover the purple bruise under her right eye. She sighed. She reaches for her cleansing wipes and braces herself as she cleans off the concealer cosmetic she’d used to cover up the red bruise on her arm and legs. She gets into the shower and before she could feel sorry for herself, she’s back in the kitchen making food for her husband who delights in snapping and hitting her at will. He was just generally unappreciative of her. His aim was to bring her permanently under his submission regardless of the fact that he married her a socialite.
She will not leave him because everyone thinks they look good together. She will not leave him because she wants to be understanding and make excuses for him. She will not leave him because he takes care of his responsibilities toward her. For her, it would be futile to leave. Otherwise – “Leave to where?” … More How can a man love another man’s victim?
Some people claim that irreconcilable differences is a no-fault grounds for divorce, which means neither party committed any sort of extenuating act, such as adultery, abandonment or extreme cruelty. In other words, no-fault divorce is just like it sounds – no single party is at fault for the break of the marriage. Even Wikipedia states that ‘in the United States, this is one of several possible grounds’. Once again I wonder, when did this become a confident excuse for divorce in Nigeria? … More Citing irreconcilable differences
In a situation where a couple is challenged with the issue of trust, any evil can fester in that home without it even trying to gain grounds. It just settles in comfortably and unforeseen mishaps begin to happen. My father told me once that when a man doesn’t trust a woman, it is pointless to … More A Blessing or A Curse – Choose which you want to be
A fan of http://www.itsallbuki.wordpress.com wanted me to put this out to the public and have your sincere feedback. Feel free to drop your comments. Yes, I know it would be a sin to divorce my wife because the Bible opposes the notion. So I’ve been married for 13years to my quiet and unassuming wife. We … More Would it be a sin if I don’t love my wife?
“Mummy, stop sending people to daddy. Stop begging to come back into his life. I hear all the pleas and he’s not yielding. If it does anything at all, it only hardens his heart even more. He is, after all, legally married to another woman now. I doubt Aunt Adebola’s parents or even she would … More It’s a Beautiful Morning