Pulse Nigeria Poll Readers say couples should not keep secrets

54% of Pulse Nigeria Poll voters are of the view that married couples need not keep secrets from each other.

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Readers say couples should not keep secrets

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54% of Pulse Nigeria Poll voters have agreed unanimously that married couples should not keep secrets as that could break the bond in their marriage.

They responded to this letter sent by Victoria Ubani who told her husband a secret from her past and he is using that against her.

Read the letter here:

"My name is Victoria Ubani and I have been married for two years but I can say that I am fed up with this marriage already.

The reason for this is that my husband, Edward, is making life difficult for me due to some personal secrets I revealed to him. Shortly after our marriage, I decided to tell Edward some secrets I have been keeping to myself with the belief that by so doing, he would come to trust me the more, not knowing that I had shot myself in the foot.

When I was in the university, like most girls, I allowed the school to pass through me and also had affairs but in the process, I became pregnant twice and I had to abort them and since then, I was very careful not to fall into that trap again.

And this was the secret I revealed to my husband which I now regret because he has been holding that against me. Anytime we have a disagreement, Edward must bring up the issue of my abortions and make it sound as if I just had them. It gets so bad that he threatens to send me out of his house for something I did more than 15 years ago.

I now regret ever telling him and I wonder whether it is not even better for couples to keep their secrets to themselves.


The teaser for the day was:

Should couples keep past secrets to themselves?

How Nigeria voted:

46% - Yes, what was done in the past should remain secret

54% - No, keeping secrets breaks the bond in a marriage

How would you vote here?

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