Category: Religion

The derogatory perception of the unmarried woman

Henrieta Stackpole, a character in Henry James’ novel, Portrait of a Lady, averred that marriage is a duty. Getting married is an obligation for an individual who isn’t in a religious order. Unmarried people are seen as irresponsible and wayward in most societies especially African societies. Unmarried people, especially women, are regarded as failed people.

Unlock Your Mind About Marriage

Marriage. A word that has become dreaded in this generation. Everywhere you turn, people have stories to tell or fears to express about marriage. The single are shying away more and more from marriage. The married are crying, separating and divorcing more than ever. The first question that we might ask is, How did we