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New Trend Of Women Proposing To Men, Nigerians React by gistblogger: 4:58pm On Jan 12
“Thank God for modernisation, women are not restricted to seek what they want, and even asking men to marry them when they feel they are suitable ”.

“The society should stop judging or condemning women that propose marriages to men, but rather applaud and encourage them for taking the bold step,’’ he urged.

Mrs Julie Fadason, a resident in Asokoro said she proposed to her husband due to age factor and the need to start bearing children before menopause.

“I had to take the bull by the horn when I felt no marriage proposal was forthcoming despite being in a relationship for over five years with my husband.

” We were both not getting younger and we needed to act fast since we both wanted children,” she said.

According to her, they have been married for over 10 years now, and she has no regrets for taking the initiative to propose to him.

Similarly, Mrs Jummy Okewole, a mother of two, said she was advised to propose to her husband four years ago by some friends and close relatives.

” As at the time we were dating, he had no stable job, but had prospects and was responsible that was why I heeded to advise from people close to me and proposed to him.

“Now, God has blessed him with a very good job, that he has even asked me to resign from my work and opened a business for me.”

Okewole, therefore stressed that financial status should not be used as a yardstick for Marriage proposal, rather love and loyalty should be considered.

Mrs Jummai Adamu, said she was under a lot of pressure from her family and close friends that was why she proposed to her husband.

” Even though we have talked about settling down in the future, but my family and some friends contributed in making me to propose to my husband.

“Two of my younger sisters were already planning for their wedding, and they wanted me as the eldest to settle down before them.

“That was why I asked him to marry me or else I will settle down with another suitor, ”she said.

However, Miss Joy Obaseki, a spinster living in Karu said she could not make a marriage proposal to a suitor despite its growing trend in modern societies.

“I can not, because he might not respect me in future, especially when we have misunderstandings.

Similarly, Mr Anthony Adams a resident of Jabi said as a man it was his responsibility to propose to a woman and not the other way round.

“I feel that makes me less of a man because I am the one to take care of her and our children, so I will propose when I am ready.

“Since she is not paying the dowry, why would she make the marriage proposal?’’ he said. (NAN)

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that some female have recently taken the bull by the horn by proposing to their partners, like Judge Judy, a American TV courtroom personality.

Another example is Alecia Moore, popularly known as Pink, an American singer who proposed to her husband Carey Hart in June 2005.

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Re: New Trend Of Women Proposing To Men, Nigerians React by gistblogger: 5:02pm On Jan 12
embarassed
Re: New Trend Of Women Proposing To Men, Nigerians React by Tamarapetty(f): 5:09pm On Jan 12
This is WRONG!!! Sorry, but i can't do such, kneel and propose to a man that watapun??

Re: New Trend Of Women Proposing To Men, Nigerians React by Orla234(f): 5:26pm On Jan 12
In as much it is the norm for a man to make the move, times are changing fast and so are many practices.


In these parts though, it would take really matured minds and hearts to set this off and make it work.

But when the chips are down, the woman might get an earful on how she literally begged to be *wifed* cheesy
Re: New Trend Of Women Proposing To Men, Nigerians React by coolestofall(m): 6:13pm On Jan 12
Doesn't look right. Any lady is free 2 propose 2 a guy, just doenst look right on their knees. My ideal lady doesn't hv 2 kneel 2 propose.
Re: New Trend Of Women Proposing To Men, Nigerians React by Oshin56(m): 8:09pm On Jan 12
What a man can do a woman can do better
Re: New Trend Of Women Proposing To Men, Nigerians React by xest(m): 8:26pm On Jan 12
Tamarapetty:
This is WRONG!!! Sorry, but i can't do such, kneel and propose to a man that watapun??
guess u still btw20-25 or last last 27.No worry wen u reach 29 30 u go begin reason am

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