Nigerians Speak on How Social Media Has Impacted Young Marriages, Many Say it Has Destroyed a Lot

Nigerians Speak on How Social Media Has Impacted Young Marriages, Many Say it Has Destroyed a Lot

A lot of young couples around the world flaunt their marriages on social media and go as far as posting what shouldn't be for public consumption on the internet. Many marriages have crashed as a result of this.

Legit.ng took to Facebook to ask people how they think social media impacts young marriages these days and diverse opinions flooded in.

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Couples display their love and affection on social media. Photo credit: Black Couples
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A young woman identified as Joy Isi is of the opinion that social media aids communication between husband and wife especially when they are not in the same city.

She, however, noted that despite the positive side of the platform, it has created some havoc in marriages these days.

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Another Facebook user named Okorie O Shandy said social media has helped her in marriage.

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In her words:

"Social media and done more good for me oo. It's has helped me in diverse ways maritally inclusive."

Below are more reactions

Ndibueze Harrison commented:

"This social media has caused more harm than good to married couple to be frank."

Ebi Boldest wrote:

"Social media have no positive impact on marriages rather destroy marriages."

Mustapha Abioye said:

"From all d comments its safe to say social media is bad for marriage... U might be lucky enuf to meet online but when the storm starts, dont come to social media, u will only make matters worse."

Isaac Kings said:

"Social media has its pros and cons depending on the aspect one wants him or her to be impacted and that is applicable to young marriages too."

Nigerian man who married two wives on the same day speaks

In other news, Ekpe Akpove, a 34-year-old Nigerian man who married two wives on the same day has said he is happy to have taken the bold step of tying the knot with the ladies.

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The young man, who hails from Igbide in the Isoko South local government area of Delta state, said he met his first wife in 2008 and the second one in 2010.

The wedding was held at Late Ekpe Hitler’s Compound, Opp Ugala Filling Station, Lagos-Igbide.

Source: Legit

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