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Joke Silva speaks on marriage

April 20, 2013

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Joke Silva stated in a recent interview that Nollywood is not the only industry where divorce is rampant. It happens in every industry. She said a lot about it, read below;

“Is the rate of divorce in Nollywood worse than in other industries? Have you taken a census of what is happening with lawyers, doctors and nurses? You don’t know. Everyone just blames the movie industry because we are the ones in the limelight.

Long surviving marriage is not exceptional in this industry. The thing is that, we are the ones that people know. Sony Irabor and Betty; John Momoh and Shola; and Bayo Oduneye have been married much longer. What of the late Justus and his wife? We have marriages that have stood the test of time just like you will find in other professions.

For me, since you love the person you get married to, both of you should work at it together. See it as your main responsibility once you get married.

Even before you get married, you should ask yourself, am I capable of making this person my total responsibility? That, am I willing to dedicate my time to making this person happy? It is a two way thing; it is not only the woman that is supposed to make the man happy, it is also for the man to make the woman happy. It is the two of you together and when you do that, it will work out well.

But if not, I don`t support emotional hardship just because you want to marry. God forbid bad thing! If it is not working, get out fast. If you don’t know where you are going, you should know where you are coming from.”



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8 Comments

  • Reply Omekwe Lilian April 20, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    Nollywood divorce is just too much

  • Reply Alabi emiola April 20, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Marriage takes d grace of God,divorce shldnt always b dway 2solve problems,we jus nid 2 pray.God will help us all

  • Reply vivian April 20, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    Y shld speration or rather DIVORCE b d next thing on line if dre is a little misunderstanding among couples?Love is patience and enduring,y nt amending things b4 thinking about DVORCE…..

  • Reply joy April 20, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    Nollywood divorced sincerely is just alarming& dey are the role models younger generation are looking up to!!!just a pity

  • Reply precious-mi April 21, 2013 at 8:15 am

    its alarmingly on de increase daily… WTF!!!! Its bcoz dey cant mellow down to talk instructiom from deir hubbies… They feel marriage is abt de fantacies dey act 4 us, so dey keep acting in reality and booom!! Here comes de divorce paper… Attimes de rumour of divorce comes b4 d actual divorce, Y? Bcoz its de order of de day?? Lemme shatap my mouth coz i have a lot to critise… I believe in critise as a way of doing berra…

  • Reply paloma Cornelius June 6, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    she is just taking rubbish did she remember wt God said concerning divorced, there own in dt Nollywood iz too much. they will got married bt within they space 4 one or two yrs they hv separated, why?

  • Reply CHI October 22, 2013 at 8:24 am

    I VERY WELL AGREE WITH MRS JOKE, NOLLY WOOD DIVORCE CASES ARE NOT EXTRA ORDINARY

  • Reply simi April 30, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    It’s not peculiar to nollywood abeg. It’s cos we knw dem and dey r in d limelight. Come to court and see ppl. U go fear

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