To Marry or Not to Marry?

Very thoughtful words put together!


It depends largely on one’s perspective, but a Professor friend of mine, bemoaning the abysmal lack of intellectual acuity in today’s young couples said to me in response to the question, “Anyone that goes C-minus in logical reasoning has no business getting married.”

A few acquaintances disagreed with him. “Who cares about brains?” One asked me when I reported the good Prof’s prognosis. “Can she twerk? If yes, that’s marriage material right there for me!”

In the wake of some businessman allegedly beating his wife to death, the institution of marriage has come under intense scrutiny on Ghanaian Facebook streets. I’m not in the habit of cavorting with feminists but they had a field week on Facebook and its irreverent cousin Twitter, bashing the institution to the Dark Ages. I was sure they’d find a gun and do the alleged wife murderer violence before he had his day in court.

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My Top 10 Lessons From My Twenties

I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I did.

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As one of the newest members of the 30s club, I’m enjoying the freedom that my new status is bringing and I feel a sense of sisterhood to share why I have lovingly kissed away my 20s and of course what I have learnt in the process.

Please keep in mind that this post shares elements of my personal journey – some of which may resonate with you or not – but always be open to seeking the lessons that your life is trying to show you. Go with the flow and be gentle on yourself. After all, we all take time to blossom.

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  1.  Life will teach you more than any degree ever will

    Don’t get me wrong, education is so important. It will teach you some very valuable and difficult lessons in critical thinking, the ability to test that thinking, the value of not copying others, the opportunity to…

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