pro-marriage people have it all wrong when they say marriage will get low-income women out of poverty. While studies have shown that low-income women value marriage and have more traditional views about marriage and divorce than others, they don’t want to get hitched to a man who is going to drag them down.
A man who isn’t contributing financially is a handicap, as one young single mother says in Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage
A lady called Caren has spoken out how she her extremely handsome, broke husband who was jobless by then. They fell in love with each other despite huge social difference.
On the other hand Caren was doing well in her career having secured a well paying international job with the UN.
she sacrificed her finances and paid for her husband’s education, bought the family car, renovated his mother-in-laws home and even built their matrimonial home all in the name of love.
She went to extreme end and convinced her parents to post-pone dowry payment to a later date when her husband would have secured a job, and they agreed. All seemed to be working great and love was sweet.
Problems started when she invited her sister-in-law to stay with them because she thought she was a really nice person but turned out to be betrayer. Her in-law made them quarrel allot because she told lies on her
After he completed his education and secured a good job just as she lost hers. Caren caught her husband cheating with multiple women via his WhatsApp messages. When she confronted him he was unapologetic
Her husband ended up marrying one of the girls he was cheating with after she escaped for help with husband threatening to kill her.
This made Caren bitter and angry, because she worshipped her husband and couldn’t imagine life without him. Her husband over turned her from fortunes from a millionaire to a popper.
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