Actress Jemima Osunde on domestic chores: Marriage does not equal manual labour

Actress Jemima Osunde on domestic chores: Marriage does not equal manual labour

- Nollywood actress, Jemima Osunde shared her thoughts on domestic chores in marriages

- According to the film star, she would hire a housekeeper to do the chores if she can afford to

- Osunde explained that marriage doesn't have to be about manual labour as people need to learn to do things they enjoy

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The topic of traditional roles in marriages remains a thing of controversy in the Nigerian society and joining the conversation is Jemima Osunde.

The Nollywood actress in a recent series of tweets expressed that she had no intentions of doing the cooking and laundry when she gets married and she does not expect her future husband to do same.

I won’t be the one cooking and washing in my marriage — Actress Jemima Osunde
The actress has expressed her stand on the issue of doing domestic chores in marriage. Photo credit: @jemimaosunde
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"Marriage does not = manual labor that I don’t like, can afford to outsource & is really not necessary," she wrote.

According to her, people should learn to do the things they enjoy rather than let societies dictate duties to them.

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The film star went on to explain that there was no way she would start something she couldn't sustain just to keep a man.

According to her, a compromise was different from subjecting oneself to slavery.

She wrote in one tweet:

"Imagine that a man marries someone like me and expects me to be washing clothes. Broooo, you’re marrying me and my Comfort (Comfort is a person. My beautiful and loyal house staff that’ll wash your clothes and keep your house CLEAN!!!)."

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In another tweet, she wrote:

"I didn’t suffer in my daddy’s house, I’m not suffering in my house and my the special grace of God, I won’t suffer in OUR house and you too baby! And you too. It’s for the two of us."

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Many people pride themselves in knowing the trick or the best way to handle relationships and they do not hesitate to share their views on social media.

Cooking is one issue that has been a hot topic on social media as people debate on whether a wife should always cook for her husband or if her man can also cook for the home.

A while ago, Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko, took to social media to share her take on the topic. According to the curvy film star, she will not always cook for her husband.

Explaining her stand further, Etiko said that is the case because she is already a whole meal. Note that the actress said this after sharing a series of photos flaunting her killer curves.


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