Connect with us

General News

This Woman Wore Makeup Daily for 22 Years. Here’s How Her Husband Reacted when She Stopped Doing it

Published

on

This Woman Wore Makeup Daily for 22 Years. Here's How Her Husband Reacted when She Stopped Doing it

This Woman Wore Makeup Daily for 22 Years. Here’s How Her Husband Reacted when She Stopped Doing it


This Woman Wore Makeup Daily for 22 Years. Here’s How Her Husband Reacted when She Stopped Doing it; Whether going to church, school, work, job interviews or any other place you can think of, makeup has become an integral part of us.

A dash of lipstick, a touch of mascara is a basic makeup routine. And, when there is time at hand and a special occasion on the calendar, we tend to spend an extra hour to put that makeup on our face. But howsoever a woman might be a of makeup, doing it daily and not of your own will, it can be a daunting task. While, the choice of putting on makeup is solely a personal choice, it becomes a talk for people around us.

That is what this woman, married for the last 22 years, has been facing of late. Barring days of sickness and camping trips, this woman has had to rise every day, take a shower, shower her legs and then spends an hour to put on that makeup and do her hair. And after all these years, the fatigue has kicked in and she feels she cannot do it anymore.

“I’m tired of it, so I recently stopped doing it on Sundays. Mind you, I don’t look like a total slob, I just put on moisturizer, put my hair up in a pony tail and wear track suits or other casual clothing,” she wrote while narrating her ordeal in Slate.com’s Dear Prudence advice column. But her husband isn’t liking her “grooming-free Sundays”.

“I still think I look better than half the women I encounter out and about in public, but my husband is having a fit about my grooming-free Sundays,” she says.

Her husband thinks that her new routine of not doing makeup on Sundays will be the beginning of a “downward spiral” for her and she will end up being a “messy, slobby woman”.

To him, his wife’s new look is nothing like ‘sexy”. “He points out that he still showers every day (true—and it takes him 15 minutes from start to finish) and that, while he doesn’t shave on weekends, I’ve told him that his stubble is sexy (it is) but he finds nothing sexy about my new look,” she writes.

Though not completely disenchanted with her makeup routine, she feels this is a wastage of time when she does nothing beyond some yard work or going to the grocery store. Now, she feels her husband is being ‘ridiculous’ with his nagging and insistence of following the makeup routine without a fail. “His nagging about it is really getting on my nerves” He says it’s not fair of me to change things in the middle of the game like this. I say it’s not fair of him to expect me to tart myself all up every. single. day. Who is right here?

source: slate.com


READ ALSO:

Meet the Ghanaian cast of the upcoming Showmax Original comedy, Ghana Jollof

The countdown has officially begun as the cast of the first Showmax Original comedy series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, is revealed.

The hilarious series stars AMVCA-award winning actor/comedian, Funnybone and AMAA nominee/Youtuber Akah Nnani as two Nigerians who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures.

Launching on Showmax later this year, Ghana Jollof is now shooting in Lagos and Accra.

The hottest actors and comedians from Nigeria and Ghana will feature on Ghana Jollof, from multi-award-winning comedian Basketmouth, who also executive produces, to Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) nominee Joselyn Dumas.

The star-studded Nigerian cast also includes comedian/actor Buchi and Uzor Arukwe, who starred as dreaded crime boss Knight in Sugar Rush.

Bringing in the Ghanaian flavour are heartthrobs Mawuli Gavor (Chief Daddy) and James Gardiner, who currently stars in Ghana’s popular telenovela Dede. There’s also the uncontested “Queen of Ghana comedy” and actress Jacinta Ocansey, popular reality star Portia Freelove, model and actress Brihanna Kinte, veteran actor Jackson Albert Davies (Beasts of No Nation), actress Korkor Oyeba Mensah, and multiple award-winning comedian/actor, Kalybos…

Submit your stories or articles to us via WhatsApp +233 55 821 0224 or [email protected]

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

General News

Sad! Nursing mother of a 6-month old baby on Okada crushed to death at Kasoa

Published

on

Nursing mother of a 6-month old baby on Okada crushed to death at Kasoa

Nursing mother of a 6-month old baby on Okada crushed to death at Kasoa

Sad news coming from Kasapa FM reports that a nursing mother sitting at the back of okada (a motorbike) has been crushed to death at Kasoa Free town Junction on the Kasoa – Obom Road in the Awutu Senya East Municipality of the Central Region.

The deceased known as Magasuba Mariam was returning home after buying some foodstuff at the Kasoa New Market when the accident occurred on Friday afternoon.

According to eyewitnesses, Asana Iddrisu, the motorbike rider was speeding and rammed into a water tanker resulting in the nursing mother of a 6-month old baby dying on the spot.

Tanker vehicle

Tanker vehicle that the motorbike ran into

Both the okada rider and the Tanker driver have been arrested by Kasoa Divisional Police Command assisting in the investigation.

The body of Mariam has since been deposited at the Winneba Specialist and Trauma Hospital morgue for preservation.

Submit your stories or articles to us via WhatsApp +233 55 821 0224 or [email protected]

Continue Reading

Education

Oheneba Nkrabea the Rasta Student quits Achimota School; gains admission to GIS

Published

on

Oheneba Nkrabea the Rasta Student

Oheneba Nkrabea the Rasta Student quits Achimota School; gains admission to GIS

It’s obvious that the woes of the famous rasta students in our educational history are not dead yet even after the High court ruled in their favor.

One of the students who challenged Achimota School and Ghana Education service, Oheneba Nkrabea has quitted Achimota School and has currently been enrolled at the prestigious Ghana International School (GIS) in Accra after they received threats that the Attorney General was going to appeal against the High Court’s ruling that went in their favor.

The news about Oheneba’s move has been kept under wraps as the legal challenge to overturn a high court ruling travels its full throttle.

Ghana International School (GIS) is one of Ghana’s leading international schools providing world-class holistic education to children between the ages of 3 years and 18 years.

Meanwhile, the Lawyer for Rastafarian student, Oheneba Kwaku Nkrabea, Ras Wayoe Ghanamannti, has described as unfortunate the Attorney General’s appeal against the High Court’s ruling in the Rasta kids case.

Speaking on GHOne TV Tuesday, the lead Counsel argued that the flagrant disrespect of the interest of these kids which is paramount per the principles of the law is problematic.

He fears the children would be affected psychologically as the case has been advanced further at the Appeals court.

“The psychological trauma, the instability, the emotional stress, and those ambits of it is what is worrying us because these are children, these are young guys, and they’ve started going to school so at the end of the day any such decision will traumatize them. And we think that this is what the AG should have considered. Because if you look at our law – the Children’s Act, Section 2, on the very first principle, it’s clear that in everything that we seek to do the interest of the Child is paramount and even court of law and all other agents of security and all other persons would respect that principle that the interest of a child is paramount.

“So we thought that considering this case and their interest in respect of education, the AG would have allowed this to pass and if there is any future advancing of the rules Achimota is using holistically to preserve and protect minority rights like these rights of the Rastas we are talking about it would be looked at but to bring this appeal on and to pile up pressure and emotional stress on the children is unfortunate.”

The Achimota School board and the Attorney-General’s Department have filed an appeal to challenge the Human Rights High Court’s order for the school to admit the two dreadlock-wearing students.

The Achimota School per the appeal said, the court among other things erred by indicating that the rules and regulations of Achimota School with regard to ensuring uniformity in appearance is unlawful and interferes with the manifestation of one’s religious rights.

The school board has therefore filed the appeal to have the entire judgment set aside and the plaintiff ordered to comply with the school’s regulations if he (Tyrone Marhguy) chooses to be a student of the school.

The AG’s office has also filed an appeal on the case, asking the court to uphold Achimota School’s arguments and rule in favor of the school.

The notice of appeal said the judge who adjudicated that matter and gave victory to the two boys failed to get the plaintiffs to provide evidence of their claims.

The AG’s office also said the judge erred in claiming that Achimota School had interfered with the right to the education of the boys.

“The learned Judge erred when she held that the regulation of the 1st Respondent requiring that students keep their hair low amounted to an illegal and unconstitutional attempt to suspend the manifestation of the Applicant’s guaranteed freedom to practice and manifest his religion…”

Submit your stories or articles to us via WhatsApp +233 55 821 0224 or [email protected]

Continue Reading

African News

ECOWAS Chairman Nana Akufo-Addo meets Mamady Doumbouya in Guinea

Published

on

Akufo-Addo meets Mamady Doumbouya

ECOWAS Chairman Nana Akufo-Addo meets Mamady Doumbouya in Guinea

His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo who doubles as the President of the Republic of Ghana and the Chairperson of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is in the capital of Guinea, Conakry to have talks with the military junta that has overthrown President Alpha Condé’s government. President Akufo-Addo and his entourage were welcomed by the Guinean Military leadership led by Mamady Doumbouya.

The meeting is centered on how the military junta can help restore the democratic sanity in the Republic of Guinea and also negotiate on releasing the captured President Alpha Condé.

Before this meeting, the leadership of the West African Regional bloc on 16th September 2021 had an emergency meeting in Accra, Ghana, and deliberated on the two coups that have taken place in Mali and Guinea.

The Regional block resorted to sanctioning Guinea. All the heads of state in the bloc decided to freeze the financial assets and impose travel bans on Guinea’s junta members and their relatives, insisting on the release of President Alpha Condé and a short transition.

In a previous virtual meeting led by the head of ECOWAS, President Akufo-Addo reaffirmed ECOWAS’ objection to any unconstitutional political change.

“ECOWAS demands respect for the physical safety of the President of the Republic, Professor Alpha Condé”. We ask the Guinean defense and security forces to remain in a constitutional posture and express our solidarity with the Guinean people and their government,” it added.

Photos of the ECOWAS head's visit to Guinea, Conakry.

President Akufo-Addo introducing his entourage to Mamady Doumbouya

 

Photos of the ECOWAS head's visit to Guinea, Conakry.

President Akufo-Addo [L] and Mamady Doumbouya [R]

Photos of the ECOWAS head's visit to Guinea, Conakry.

Mamady Doumbouya [R] leading President Akufo-Addo [L] to the meeting venue

Submit your stories or articles to us via WhatsApp +233 55 821 0224 or [email protected]

Continue Reading

Trending