Friday, 17 March 2017

Is it proper to marry your brother's widow?-marry widow sister,

There is this tradition especially found in Igbo tradition. It is a situation where a man would die,and his brother,whether younger or older would take over his wife,as his own wife. To many,this tradition is senseless,and unreasonable,while some people agree that it is proper. What do you think? Is it proper to marry your brother's widow? Read more: Is it normal to love any kind of man for marriage?

Part of marriage vow says...''till death do you apart.'' Yes,it is only death that can separate a man from his wife forever,not having anything to do with her. So,if a husband dies,leaving his wife behind,would it be proper for his younger or older brother to marry her?

This question has given a lot of thoughts to people. Did you know that the worse of it all is that most times,widows are forced against their will to marry their late brothers' wives. Does this look reasonable to you? This is to say that even if the widow has no feelings for the man,if their tradition says that a brother should marry his brother's widow,she must succumb. Is it proper to marry your brother's widow?

Is love not one of the major keys to marriage? Would a woman not be proposed to before she says ''Yes I will?'' Now,are widows normally proposed to by their late husbands' brothers? No. It is usually a forced marriage. Again we ask: Is it proper to marry your brother's widow? If you agree that it is not proper to marry your brother's widow,you should give us your reason. Yes,we say it is not proper to marry your brother's widow. Our reasons for this will be discussed in our next article!!