- A Nigerian man has left social media buzzing after he revealed how he walked away from his mother
- In a series of tweets, he recounted how she had said hurtful things to him which pushed him to move out
- The man identified as Wole revealed that it has been 4 years and they rarely talk
There is a general belief that the strong bond a mother shares with her child cannot be easily broken. However, a story which recently surfaced online shows that damaging words as just as effective to destroy a relationship.
Twitter user, @OdeleyeWole, recently left people stunned after he took to the platform to recount how he moved out of his father's house and advertently, out of his mother's life.
According to the gist, he got into an argument with his mother shortly after his father died. She said some hurtful things which pushed him to move out of their home.
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He wrote: "In 2015 , 2 weeks after my dad died, my mom and I had a fight. In her usual fashion she said some very hurtful things. The next day I bought a huge traveling bag on my way from work and packed out of the house.
Initially she thought I was bluffing and I would return after cooling off. After a month of not returning she grew worried and started calling my siblings. When my sisters heard what she said they told her "Wole is not like your husband. You've burnt the bridge"
He revealed that despite the pleas from several church members for him to return, he stood his grounds firmly. Wole stated that it has been 4 years and even though they hardly talk, he is no longer angry.
He however made it clear that there is no one he cannot walk away from in order to protect his self esteem.
"I got visits from even church elders. My host (a very rich family) told all the visitors that "Wole can stay here as long as he likes". Even I knew I was never setting foot in that house again.
"It's been more than 4 years now. We rarely talk but I'm no longer angry. I however won't let anyone alive talk to me in a manner that diminishes myself esteem.I don't care who you are. There is no one I cannot walk away from in this life. No one."
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Still on Twitter stories, they often say, when you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day but when you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. This is one saying that best describes what a Nigerian man recently did to his nephew.
Identified on Twitter as @officialgbegbin, took to the platform to recount how his nephew requested for an iPhone. He however gave him the sum of N20k to start a poultry business. He revealed that the business has being successful.
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