Another Real Talk: What would you do if your parents disapprove of your partner?

You've been dating your partner for a while and desire to take the relationship a notch higher, only for your parents to disapprove of the person, what would you do? Real Talk get's more real!

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You’ve been dating for a while and desire to take the relationship a notch higher, only for your parents to disapprove of your partner, what would you do?

On this episode of Real Talk, Nicole chats with a bunch of seasoned panelists: OAP and producer, Hauwa Mukan, popular photographer, Anuel Eme and celebrity stylist, Jekwum, as they dissect this very sensitive topic – parental approval and the limits to its effects on personal choices.

In Africa, parents have the habit of trying to determine who their child gets married to, in the name of being protective, and this has become a huge problem that has terminated many marriages.

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Taking the Osu clan in Eastern Nigeria for instance, who have been termed ‘outcasts’ by their ancestors, what would you do if your parents said no to your prospective wife just because she is Osu?

How about religious, tribal and family differences? Do you just walk away when the odds are against you, or fight to make your parents see sense in your decision to marry that particular person?

Watch this interesting discussion on Real Talk  – Ndani TV