Dear Nigerian Men, and Toye, and the ‘respectable’ men he refers to, and everyone who thinks like them, have no right to judge a woman for her choices, but even if you must, will you judge her for the very things you and your male friends do?
“See how she’s so fair! This girl will now grow up and marry a correct guy”. I tried to argue but she shut me up. In her words: “Abeg! Even the darkest of dark guys, including the ones who look burnt…
My foundation was on point, eyebrows perfectly shaped, lips filled in with my best red. The messages, calls and BB chats poured in. Twitter friends were showing love. My cake even arrived on time. No other cake was expected to arrive, but the date this evening would more than make up for my months of total slack-titude in the man arena.
As a housewife, I get to enjoy to be there for my family, my children know my values and morals not just what Aunty Saratu, the househelp or Aunty Uche, their teacher in school teaches them. I have only have one schedule to worry about and besides the morning rush to get the kids ready for school and getting them in bed;