A Pulse reader, Duncan, has a very serious dilemma and needs urgent advice. This is the letter he sent in:
Readers say a man who impregnates his girlfriend should tell his wife
57% of Pulse Nigeria Poll voters are of the opinion that a man who impregnates his girlfriend should tell his wife about it.
"My name is Duncan and I believe your fans can help me with valuable piece of advice because I am in a big dilemma that is threatening to consume my marriage which is barely eight months old.
I got married to Nancy in February this year after dating her for three years. And in all those years, she has been the perfect woman for me, doing everything to show me she loved me and would love to spend the rest of her life with me.
Before I met Nancy, I was in a relationship with Esther. I would not say I was head over heels in love with her but she was crazy over me and took my marriage to another woman very badly.
She became my enemy and in my quest to assuage her and remain friends - a big mistake on my part - we ended up sleeping together a few times.
After I realised my stupidity, I told her it was over for real but last month, she traced me to my new office and dropped a bomb: she was three months pregnant for me and nothing on earth would make her terminate the pregnancy.
I have tried everything to make her see why she should abort the baby but she would not hear of it.
Now, she is threatening to tell my wife that she is carrying my baby if I do not go and meet her parents and tell them I am responsible for it.
I am at my wit's end and do not know how to handle the situation."
The poser for Pulse Nigeria Poll was:
How Nigeria voted:
57% - He should tell his wife about it
5% - He should marry the other woman as a second wife
30% - He should not marry her but take the responsibility of the baby
8% - He should force her to terminate the pregnancy
How would you vote?
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