“My parents Forced Into Marriage At The Age Of 18” – Patience Ozokwor


Nollywood veteran actress, Evangelist Patience Ozokwor, has revealed how she was forced into marriage by her parents at the age of 18. Ozokwor, fondly called ‘Mama G’ said she did not see any reason why her parents were forcing her into marriage at that age, adding that they just wanted her to get married. She said as a child born into a polygamous family, her mother was eager to see her get married before other children.

 


In an interview with a Ghana television station, RTV, the actress said, “It was not my decision [to get married at 19]. And if it’s not my decision it means I was forced into it.
“I was forced into it many years ago, and I did not see any reason my parents were forcing me as I was still young.

“And even at that age, I had so many suitors. You know when you come from a polygamous family and your mother is struggling for her own daughters to get married and this other one is also struggling for her own daughters to get married and when this one [suitor] came around and my mother said go and I could not make a choice. I was not allowed to make a choice. At the end, I had to obey my parents.

“I was not brought up to disobey them at all.

 

 

When asked if she enjoyed the marriage after she obliged her parents to push, she added, “Sincerely speaking as a Christian I did not. The marriage was not easy at all for me as a young girl, it was not easy.”

She said no matter all she went through in the marriage she had to stay on because her parents’ eyes were on her and could not jump from one man to the other.

Patience further advised women to remain in their matrimonial homes no matter what, adding that the only reason a woman should separate from her husband is when life is involved.

Watch the video.

 




What's Your Reaction?

Angry Angry
0
Angry
Cute Cute
0
Cute
Fail Fail
0
Fail
Geeky Geeky
0
Geeky
Lol Lol
0
Lol
Love Love
0
Love
OMG OMG
0
OMG
Win Win
0
Win
WTF WTF
0
WTF

Comments 0

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

“My parents Forced Into Marriage At The Age Of 18” – Patience Ozokwor

log in

Become a part of our community!

Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Reset Password

Reset Password

Back to
log in

Sign Up

Join Nollyzone Community

Back to
log in
Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format