If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in a Christian couples group chat, wonder no more. I’m only too happy to share. As the only member of the married geng at Zikoko, this was bound to happen sooner or later.

These are eight things you’ll typically find in these group chats.

Stories, many stories

I don’t know who’s in charge of making up stories about other people’s relationships to use as case studies on these groups, but I have to say, they’re very creative. Of course, the stories are either forwarded or end with “copied”.

Relationship advice

It wouldn’t be a Christian couples group if someone didn’t send unsolicited advice — even confusing ones.

Forwarded videos

In case you didn’t take the time to read the stories and relationship advice, you might as well finish your data on the videos that say the exact same thing.

The occasional shade throwing

How do you acknowledge the sometimes problematic nature of the other gender in a somewhat respectful, church-approved way? You throw shade.

BCs from all walks of life

Did you think it’s only marriage matters they’d talk about there? LOL. And there I was thinking my Nigerian mother sends too many unrelated broadcast messages.

Wedding anniversaries and birthdays

I can’t share screenshots for obvious reasons, but best believe there’s someone celebrating something every other day.

Daily prayers

Because the devil walks around like a roaring lion, and prayer is needed to keep him at bay. And with how Nigeria is going, if there’s any time we need God’s intervention, it’s now. 

Sweet gist

I can’t even lie. The group chat is almost always popping with gist and funny Q/A sessions. Because if there’s one thing married people love, it’s gist. 

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