WE NEED MORE BOOKS!
Toke's book is trending. So many comments so detailed that it might be impossible for people like me to bother to read it again. It is like being told a story of a film you are about to watch lol.
However one thing is clear she is courageous.
Her story is child's play to many people's story which they do not want to write because of the fear of kiss and tell and to protect their children.
However when you tell your story, you stop others from falling into the same pit you fell into though sadly history always has a way of repeating itself!
The woman married to a man who gave her HIV ought to write a book. Why did she not leave when she began to see him with women and men?
The woman married to a lazy bum who leaves not just the financial burden but every other burden and on top of that expects her to bend over to pamper him and 'mother; him and meet every need of his without lifting a finger to do anything or cater for her needs needs to write a book to tell us why she stayed with him? How she met him? How she feels she was instrumental.
The wife barterer needs to write a hook about how she was no longer hearing with her right ear because one of the slaps she received decided it was going to leave a permanent mark on her. She needs to tell us about the splitting headaches ever.
The psychologists need to write books about what they hear and see of course changing names and what signs there are to notice an adulterer, a lazy man and a batterer etc so that if you see these signs and remain you caused it by yourself.
WE NEED A LOT OF BOOKS FROM MEN AND WOMEN. NO LONGER SHOULD EVERYTHING BE SHROUDED IN SECRECY. MURDERERS, WICKED AND DELIBERATELY LAZY MEN ARE GETTING AWAY WITH SO MUCH.
This opinion piece was written by one of Nigeria's most influential and award winning writers and blogger Mrs Chinyere Obi-Obasi