Man speaks on why marriage between the poor and rich can never work

Man speaks on why marriage between the poor and rich can never work

- A Nigerian man, Praise George, has stirred controversy as he advised the rich not to marry the poor

- Praise added that 90% of marriages that happened between both always crashed down due to money

- The man said it is better when both partners are financially capable, creating a relationship devoid of jealousy

Trending topics on the go: How we write news at YEN.com.gh

A Nigerian writer and public speaker, Praise George, has spoken about the issue of marriage, citing money as an important factor.

In his tweet on Wednesday, September 23, he advised the rich, telling them that marrying a person who is poor will be a very big mistake.

George went ahead to show the disparity between those two classes of people and why a committed relationship involving them will never work.

He said that there will always be a money issue in the marriage as the poor only think scarcity. He added that they also “have zero money making habits”.

Yvonne Nelson: Woman defends actress’; says marriage is not compulsory

READ ALSO: Ghanaians shake Twitter with works showing Mahama isn't for family & friends

A collage showing the Nigerian man.
Photo source: Twitter/Praise George

A collage showing the Nigerian man. Photo source: Twitter/Praise George
Source: UGC

In a subsequent tweet, the man said:

“90% of all the marriages between the rich and the poor are destroyed by money issues.”

The writer added that such could be prevented if both parties are financially buoyant, saying a situation where one partner has more always “breeds resentment, envy, and anger”.

READ ALSO: He cooks, cleans & washes in addition to being a 'man' - Lady prides on her hubby online; goes viral

Below are his tweets:

People who reacted to his tweet had a lot to say with some disagreeing with his opinion:

@francisderefaka said:

"The ‘rich’ you are describing here is not rich! A rich man is a ‘lifter of men’ if your ‘rich’ truly thinks abundance as mentioned in your tweet, he wld not be afraid to marry anyone because he knows who he is. D one who has not seen wealth, says it’s has issues."
Man runs away from wedding after lady slammed him with GH60K marriage bill, this was what he did

@JRosannaware said:

"This is true. Relationship works better when both have some sort of finances on their own. At least not putting all the burden on one."

@Kc4life7 said:

"So you think every poor man doesn't think abundance for once?"

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that renowned African gospel star, Joe Mettle, has finally spoken about the rumours regarding his wife getting pregnant before walking down the aisle with him.

Speaking in an interview monitored by YEN.com.gh on ZionFelix Entertainment News, the award-winning musician dispelled all the rumours categorically.

Joe Mettle sounded surprised about how such a concocted story was made about them following their marriage, indicating that there was absolutely no truth in them.

Enjoy reading our stories? Download YEN's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Ghana news!

Ghanaian multi-instrumentalist Dela Jackson has charged the youth in Africa to wake up | #Yencomgh

YEN readers list all things a man should get before thinking of marriage
Subscribe to watch new videos

Share your stories and news by getting interactive on our Facebook page!

Source: Yen

Online view pixel