Man Granted Divorce Because Wife Serves Dinner Too Late

Nigerian man gets divorceWhile generations ago it was a given that a wife would have a nice meal waiting for her husband when he arrived home, those days are pretty much over, right? Well, apparently not in Nigeria, where a man was just granted a divorce because his wife repeatedly served his dinner too late for his taste. Huh?

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Olufade Adekoya, 57, told the court that his wife of 25 years failed to feed him on demand -- what is this guy, an infant? -- and he was just plain sick of it! He stated:

My wife had failed in her matrimonial obligations. She does not prepare my food on time and I have warned her several times, but she would not listen to me. There is no point in harbouring a wife that makes me hungry. I am totally fed up.

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Actually, Olufade, it sounds like you're not getting fed at all. But here's an idea, why don't you learn to cook and stop treating your wife like hired help?

We know it's another culture, but, geez Louise, can you imagine this happening in 2015??

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This guy probably thinks he's shamed this woman, who says she never failed in this "obligation." She believes he's making it up because he wants to take another wife.

Either way, I'd say good riddance! Let the next lady in line mash his yams and cook his rice for him -- in a suitable time frame, of course!

Imagine if he goes so far as to have those written into his next vows, in sickness and health and as long as my meals are prepped as soon as I say so! 

Oh, yeah, this guy's a catch, all right. It's stories like this that remind us we're fortunate to live in a time and place where dinner isn't a relationship deal-breaker!

 

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