- Human rights activist Aisha Yesufu has said married couples who share what is going on in their homes with their mothers are done for
- According to Aisha, couples must learn how to keep their mothers out of their marriage if they want it to work
- While some Nigerians agreed with the human rights activist, others disagreed with her
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Human rights activist Aisha Yesufu has taken to social media to advise couples to keep their mothers out of their marriage if they want it to work.
According to Aisha, it is not healthy when married couples start sharing what is happening in their homes with their mothers.
In her words:
"When you get married, the first person you have to ensure you keep out of your marriage is YOUR MOTHER! Those love and concerns and wanting to find all is okay in the guise of love? It is not healthy! You start sharing what is happening you are done for! They begin to interfere!"
Tweeps took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts as some agreed with her while others disagreed.
Twitter user with the handle @Egi_nupe_ wrote:
"It's always hard cos mothers do these out of love for their children."
"Keep your mother out of your marriage for what? This one is totally off key. Has Aisha Yesufu succeeded in keeping her mother and her mother-in-law out of her marriage?"
"No vex sisi but I will never place my marriage first before my mum/parents, in fact I will never marry any girl that isn't welcomed by my mom. C'mon I can't be the source of sadness for my mom who brought me into this world just because I found love. No, not me!"
"Keeping mothers out of marriage is easier said than done. However, their involvement can be curtailed and minimized."
Below are other reactions:
In a previous report by YEN.com.gh, Aisha advised women in abusive relationships to opt out.
The human rights activist and mother-of-two said divorce is nothing to be ashamed of as there are divorced men all over the place as well.
Aisha also said women should not allow anyone shame them into staying in abusive relationships.
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