Dear son…

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The best ever message given by dad to his beloved son…

My son, if you keep spending on a woman and she never asked you if you are saving or investing, and she keeps enjoying it, don’t marry her.

My son, a woman could be a good wife to you, some could be a good mother to your children but if you have found a woman like a mother to you, your children and your family, please don’t let her go.

My son, don’t confine the position of your wife to the kitchen, where did you get that from? Even in our days, we had farm-lands where they worked every morning… that was our office.

My son, if I tell you that you are the head of the house, don’t look at your pocket; look if you see a smile on your wife’s face.

My son, if you want to have a long life, let your wife be in-charge of your salary, it will be difficult for her to spend it when she’s aware of the home needs and bills to pay but if it’s in your care, she will keep you asking even when all has been spent.

My son, don’t ever beat your woman, the pain in her body is nothing to be compared to the wound on her heart and that means you may be in trouble living with a wounded woman.

My son, now that you are married, if you live a bachelor kind of life with your wife, you will soon be single again.

My son, in our days, we had many wives and many children because of our large farm-lands and many harvests, there are hardly any land for farming anymore, so embrace your woman closely.

My son, under the big tree that I didn’t meet your mother could be your eateries and restaurants of nowadays, but remember, the closet thing we did there was to embrace each other.

My son, don’t be carried away and start making more money, instead of spending those tiny legs that never knew how hard you worked to get it, spend it on the woman that stood by you all along.

My son, remember, when you say your wife has changed, there could be something you have stopped doing too.

My son, your mother, she rode the bicycle with me before I bought that tortoise car outside there, any woman that won’t endure with you in your little beginning should not enjoy your riches.

My son, don’t compare your wife to any woman, there are ways she’s enduring you too and has she ever compared you to any man?

My son, there is this thing you people call feminism, well, if a woman claim to have equal right with you in the house, divide all the bills into two equal parts, take one part and ask her to start paying the other part.

My son, I didn’t send your sister to school because I was foolish like many to think a female child won’t extend my family name, please don’t make that mistake, the kind of female achievers I see nowadays has made the male-gender an ordinary tag.

My son, I met your mother a virgin and I took more yams to her father, if you don’t meet your wife a virgin, don’t blame her, what I didn’t tell you is that our women had prestige.

My son, your mother have once locked up the cloth I was wearing and almost tore it because she was angry, I did not raise my hand to beat her because of a day like this, so that I can be proud to tell you that I never for once beat your mother.

My son, your mother and I are not interested in what happens in your marriage, try to handle issues without always coming to us.

My son, remember I bought your mother’s first sewing machine for her, help your wife achieve her dreams just as you are pursuing yours.

My son, don’t stop taking care of me and your mother, it’s a secret of growing old and having children to take care of you too.

My son, pray with your family, there is a tomorrow you don’t know, talk to God, that knows everything, everyday.

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29 thoughts on “Dear son…

  1. I agree with all, except that for a woman to say she is equal to a man in the household- that is true in a spiritual sense and in terms of both parents being respected. Remember, the mother who is father’s equal is making it possible for him to work and earn money outside, by tending to the household and family. Do not say to her “Pay your rent”!

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