I have a few friends that have lost people close to them and I have always consoled them by saying; “I feel and understand your pain? But you know what? I LIED. It was a lie, I told myself and the bereaved a couple of times. How could I possibly have understood or felt someone… Continue reading I Lied..
Month: August 2017
Why is it bad to be Left Handed in Nigeria?
The Nigerian society frowns at using the left hand. Being left-handed is considered weird because the general perception is that, it is a bad habit. So, lately my son started eating with his left hand. His dad is always quick to “correct” him to use his right hand. But I jump in and say, please… Continue reading Why is it bad to be Left Handed in Nigeria?
Submission – a word I have grown to hate.
I hear and see Nigerian Men and Women preaching that the Woman should always submit to her Husband. But what does it mean to be submissive? I really do not understand why that word should exist in a mutual loving relationship. What do most Nigerian when they say that they want a submissive Woman? I… Continue reading Submission – a word I have grown to hate.
When is the right age to discuss LGBT with your kids?
Okay, so one day I asked my 6-year-old what she wanted to be when she grows up and she responded, “I want to be a princess.” And I thought, Hmm!!! she’s read so many fairy-tale books, now it’s time to read something different something to let her know that life is not all about fairy… Continue reading When is the right age to discuss LGBT with your kids?
Why are Naija Christians So Insensitive?
I got the news of a very dear friend loosing her mom. Images of her visit to me in January, when i lost my mom flashes through. I was still trying to process the whole thing when I pick up my phone and then in a group chat someone describes how they had an accident… Continue reading Why are Naija Christians So Insensitive?
No Pastor, this is not how to settle a couple’s dispute.
As a Nigerian woman, if you ever need marriage counselling, please visit a professional and one who is non-religious, otherwise this is what you will get (Video below). You will get blamed for the problem because like I have often said, Religion does not like women. I am not a therapist or anything but i… Continue reading No Pastor, this is not how to settle a couple’s dispute.