It might sound preposterous to say that there are Ghanaian women who do not accept marriage proposals, even after a long-term relationship, but there truly are some who women who say no when a man bends his knees and pops the questions.
With the societal pressure on women in Ghana to marry, it might seem a bit off for a lady to say no in marriage, but it does happen.
And most often, it happens for a good reason (or not). YEN.com.gh has compiled some of the reasons Ghanaian women might say no to your marriage proposal.
1. I wasn’t certain they were the one
Everyone is looking for a soulmate, and probably, this lady didn't think you were hers. Just take a deep breath and exit that relationship with your head hung low, because no matter what you do next, she will never say right.
2. It just didn’t feel right
Yet another common excuse that should just be translated into, "I don't love you enough"
3. I don’t/didn’t want to get married
Read explanation for #2 above. But that being said, there are some women who REALLY just don't want to get married now. Yhup!
4. It didn’t feel like they meant it
I mean, how can I propose marriage and you would think I didn't mean it. But whatever!
5. I didn’t think we’d been in a relationship long enough
This is actually a good reason to say no to a marriage proposal. You need to know who you would be tying the knot with. For real!
6. We’d already split up and they were trying to win me back
Go girl! We support you on this one. Don't got back to exes!
7. I was worried about what other people would think
This reason is either because the man is a bum; she didn't love him enough, or both!
8. I didn’t think we could afford it
When a girl has this reason, she won't just say "no", she will also say, "not now".
9. I thought it was a joke
The mother of all reasons why Ghanaian women say no to marriage proposals. So guys, if you're gonna pop the question, make sure you at least look serious.
Did we miss any other reason why Ghanaian women reject marriage proposals? Tell us in the comment box below.
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