In Nigeria being a single woman is very hard.Sometimes even harder than you might imagine.
One minute you are a baby girl living your life, the next minute everyone is asking you ‘when will you marry?’When did this happen?
In fact once you hit a certain age everyone from your gateman to your boss at work is advising you to go to ShilohBut what is your business?
It doesn’t matter who you are and what you’ve achieved. The only important question is ‘why are you single?’“Oh you just won a Nobel Prize? Husband nko?”
Before you know it all of your friends start to get married even the ones you thought were single pringles like youWhat a betrayed
It doesn’t help that their married status seems to come with infinite wisdom and they take it upon themselves to cure the disease that is your singleness.You better face your marriage
Nowhere is safe. You go to church to worship your Lord God and Saviour, and some church aunty will ambush you about attending singles fellowshipDid I say I was single and searching?
When you even try to date the men act like they are doing you a favour. “You don’t know you are old abi, I’m just trying to epp your life”
You are 40 and living with your parents epp your own life first.