This Is The Only Question I Have For Cultures That Tell A Woman To Swear She Will Not Cheat On Her Husband


A lady on my street got married recently, yesterday I met her at the salon and we were just gisting about marriages in Nigeria. During the discussion she said, her husband can never be jealous even if he sees her with another man. The hairdresser asked her why, she said because he knows she can never sleep with another man.

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At this point I was curious so I asked her why he will think she can never sleep with another man.

She went on to tell us how she was made to take an oath by her husband’s family that she will never sleep with another man once married to her husband. If she does, the consequence will be premature death.

Everybody in the salon said ha! at the same time.

It reminded me of a story I had read online some weeks ago about a bride that refused to swear that she would not sleep with any man after her wedding, and the wedding was called off because of that.

Below is the story according to  @Slim_toni

A friend went for a wedding today only to call us and say it was cancelled… like a wedding cancelled…. Guess why people…..they gave the lady palm wine and told her to swear that she’ll sleep with no other man but her husband …. Babe no gree talk. And wedding was called off…Like a WEDDING…..And this did not happen in a movie

At the salon, I asked the woman if her husband also took the oath, she said, “you  are so funny, why will a man take an oath to be faithful”

“But why, But why” I kept asking. The woman laughed and said, “you be efiko o, how  person go too like jamb question like this”




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  1. Jennifer Anigbogu

    Jennifer Anigbogu

    January 5, 2017 at 11:47 am

    Somewhere in Nsukka, Enugu state. It’s madness straight up no long story. N I ask, what happens if the man cheats? Most cultures around the world just target women negatively.

  2. Cynthia Nwakaego John Arinze

    Cynthia Nwakaego John Arinze

    January 5, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Dats insane, any culture dat protects the male from been cheated on bt promote adultery from d same men are nt only barbaric, bt also wicked. That’s y most men treat their women anyhow all in d name of am a man, if am d one, I won’t swear oo except d man would swear too, it doesn’t mean I have it in mind to cheat on my man, it’s called fairness. And God dat said except on d basis of adultery dat is seems right for one to get a divorce, he didn’t say only men r allowed to.

    • Dorcas Adetona

      Dorcas Adetona

      January 5, 2017 at 8:04 pm

      Gbam…u just said my mind dear

    • Olympea Samuel

      Olympea Samuel

      January 5, 2017 at 8:27 pm

      U have good thinking

    • Cynthia Nwakaego John Arinze

      Cynthia Nwakaego John Arinze

      January 5, 2017 at 9:10 pm

      Seriously it’s time for some women to have self worth, d babe was even siding d man y would he swear nd tomorrow they will still. Come meet us here with their matter my hubby is cheating on me, he is beating me nd all dat..

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