These are the cutest and most endearing words ever... oh be still my beating heart!
Of course, the challenge was accepted, and the entries he got formed a beautiful mix of sweet words of endearment, promises of happiness and assurances that love would be unending and nothing short of fairy tales.
We've selected three of these love letters, and now share them below.
We start with Joro himself, who declares a longing to be reunited with his missing rib...
“Dear Future Bae, I can't wait to be alive because I am dead right now. I have a great interesting Life, thanks to God. In this life I have acquired some fame, money and success but this life is still numb [and] grey without you.
I know it, I can feel it in my heart of heart of hearts that rib God took out when he made me is still missing. It hurts when I walk, it hurts when I eat, it hurts when I read and post mails. I need my rib back. God please send this rib. It really hurts. I need you. I long to meet you. Come with all your mistakes in the past, your flaws, pimples, come with your natural hair I won't judge, don't brush your teeth, don't use makeup, come with your tribal marks, come with all your weirdness and crazy. Your crazy with compliment the weirdo in me. Your heart is safe with me. You're safe! No more demons in your life. I may ask you to make Eba at 3am but anything you ask me at 3am I will do it too.”
This female user promises a marriage fully dipped in lovable weirdness...
"Dear Future husband, So, here's the thing... I'm not normal and you shouldn't be! You are going to kiss me till my knees are weak when you drop me off at work. You are going to [slap] my butt when I’m serving you and your friends beer when you guys are watching football. Rest assured, you will call me the weirdest names! At work, if you have a name tag... it should read ‘Iniobong's man.’ You are mine, don't forget.
We’ll have so much fun together!!! Yaaay! I don't like [jollof] rice so don't be asking me to cook it every time...if your friends wife is prettier, don't look at her for more than 15 seconds... I will know if you did, trust me. I don't expect you to call me beautiful everyday but be nice sometimes and annoying at other times. I plan to do the same. When we have kids, let's hack into their phones and see what they are doing! Yes, we will be those parents. Take care handsome... Your future Weirdo."
And finally, here is a sweet, sweet promise of bliss to last a lifetime...
“Dear future wife, whether you are reading this before our wedding day or after, please note that in world where marriages are full of STI distributors, professional liars, certified wife beaters, proud cheats [I promise] to stand out and be the best husband ever. I promise to make each day another reason to thank God for giving you to me. I won’t force you to cook for me at 3am (don’t worry).
I won’t force you to make love to me when you’re tired or not in the mood. I won’t shave my beards and I will be a certified woman wrapper for you and our home would be a model. Finally, Prov. 18:22- The man who finds a wife finds a treasure, and he receives favor from the LORD. I believe that favour comes with finding a good wife... AND I AM BLESSED TO HAVE FOUND YOU. I can’t wait to get married to you and live with you happily forever. I have some cute names for our kids already, like Joro… Mo n’fe re t’okan t’okan ololufe mi owon”