Yet, my pastor wouldn’t welcome any of the many guys that have expressed genuine interest, just because they are not members of our church’, a quite attractive respondent lamented.
Other religious denominations also do not allow their members, chiefly women to date a man before marriage for fear that they may be tempted to engage in pre-marital sex – which is viewed as a mortal sin by almost all Christian faiths and many other religions.
The Reasons so Many African Women Abroad are Single Perceived shortage of decent men in the West: Almost all the women interviewed shared the opinion that it is quite uncommon to come across single men with good character these days.
Many African men also prefer women who have legal status that they can benefit from; hence, they tend to get married to westerners rather than Black African immigrants.
Attempts by female members of these faiths to marry men of other denominations are usually frustrated by their church leaders.
‘I became a member of my church when I was only 20 years, now I’m in my late 20s, and none of the men in the church has ever asked me out or shown any interest in me.
In the end, they are taken for a ride by the so-called wealthy dudes and men with legal documents, and thus return to what Nigerians call “square one” (where they were before – singleness).
It has been observed that most African women, no matter how financially sound they are, seem to prefer men with good jobs and good salary to those doing menial jobs or struggling to get jobs, even though the latter might demonstrate more traces of genuine love than the former.Unwillingness on the part of some men to be burdened with financial responsibilities: Due to the economic downturn in many western countries, many men are scared of the usually huge financial cost of marriage and/or financial responsibilities associated with marriage.The panic is made even worse by the traditional African notion that it is the responsibility of the man to handle all marriage and household expenses, even when it is clear that the woman’s job or income is much better than the man’s.I love him too, but I know my parents will be gutted and disappointed in me if I tell them that he is from … I’m just scared.’ Spending Prime years pursuing educational and Career goals: It might sound quite harsh, but one revelation made is that the best moment for most women to get suitable partners or husbands is when they are in their Prime.Hence, the need for them to capitalize on their young age, looks, and fertility to get the kind of man that they want.African ladies, African women, Africans girls, beautiful women, Black women, featured, Ghanaian women, good women, looking for love, Love, Nigerian women, Relationship, Single African women, single ladies, single women, true love, Women Why are many African women abroad now seriously looking for husbands or serious partners? Of the 25 women who agreed to be intensively interviewed, 15 were single, 5 were in serious relationships, and 5 were married.