Dollar rise and eight other things a mother’s prayer can’t save you from
“My mum has a problem with my body – one would think it should be the opposite, but I get a lot of demeaning looks from her. She hates that I’m flat-chested and not tall”.
The subject of this week’s What She Said is an 18-year-old girl who says her mother hates her. She talks about the death of her father, and the abuse she’s had to endure at the hands of her mother and ex-boyfriend. What’s your earliest memory of your childhood? When I was two years old, I […]
The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 26-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about the trauma she faced growing up with her mum, her dad leaving and how therapy improved her relationship with her mum. Tell me about your earliest memory. Growing up, I was very stubborn. I used to get into a […]
From the eba stick to the microwave cover.
When she said if you stand next to a guy, you’ll get pregnant
When she won’t allow you breathing space.
When your mother is convinced the man you love is a rubbish fellow.
The day my James Bond tactics failed me!
Pink oil and hair net are a must.
Just carry your pillow.
“We are beating you because we love you.”
From your Nigerian mother right down to your Nigerian uncle.
Someone said he’ll slap her and compensate afterwards.
Nigerian mothers always look at their phone as if it is trying to trick them.
Where did you drop your home training?
Miranda Priestly is a total Nigerian Mother.
Only Nigerians will relate.
Nigerian parents are the funniest.
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: