• love,  marriage,  patriarchy

    FLASH FICTION : A COUPLE LIKE THIS

         ‘’Marriages are failing today because women don’t know their place in the home anymore,’’ the preacher’s voice echoed in the auditorium on Sunday morning.     Funke sighed. Dave, her husband of three weeks, seated beside her, glanced at her. It was her first time in his church.     The preacher continued, ‘’The so-called women empowerment movement is the devil’s strategy to encourage insubordination of women to their husbands. Women now think they are equal with men and they vacate their husbands’ houses at any slight provocation. On no account should a woman leave her husband’s house. Even if your husband beats you, hang in there and…