To sustain a relationship, partners need to be prepared to give all the required effort to make it work.
And that effort at being romantic is something Simi believes Nigerian men lack.
In her well-publicised recent interview with Punch, the singer says among other things that:
“I don’t believe Nigerian men are romantic. I think Nigerian men do not think they have to be romantic.
playSimi believes it’s not uncommon to find unromantic Nigerian men. (Instagram/Symplysimi)
“I am not saying this to bash men but I think no one pushes Nigerian men to fight for anything so they have this sense of entitlement.“
“A lot of men grow up in this country feel entitled to certain things and they believe that they don’t have to work for anything.
“This has been the case for generations and a lot of our mothers were unhappy because the society expected them to stay in the relationship…
playNigerian men have become used to doing so little in relationships and marriages, Simi says. (Masterfile)
“I think the problem is because a lot of Nigerian men feel self-entitled and I blame our culture and our mothers…”
Do you agree with this? Is it true that Nigerian men are really poor at romance and efforts required to keep a relationship together?