Insights into a Lasting Marriage
Renowned Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, recently delved into the secrets behind her enduring 27-year marriage with Captain Matthew Ekeinde.
In a revealing interview, she shared valuable insights, emphasizing the role of surrender in maintaining marital bliss.
Surrendering for Respect
Omotola stressed that a key factor contributing to the longevity of her marriage was her choice not to stand shoulder to shoulder with her husband but to surrender to him.
According to her, a woman earns respect from her man through submission, and she underscored that gender equality doesn’t necessarily mean identical treatment.
Unique Household Dynamics
In a departure from traditional gender roles, Omotola disclosed that, despite starting her family at 19, she doesn’t personally go to the market for groceries.
Instead, her spouse, Captain Matthew Ekeinde, takes charge of shopping and procuring everything needed for their home.
Firm Boundaries and Enduring Love
Recalling an incident where a large group surrounded her, she shared how her husband issued a stern warning against following him.
Despite facing challenges and scandals, the couple has stood strong together. Fans and well-wishers on social media applauded the enduring love and unity in the Ekeinde family.
- @donchuma: “After all scandals, this family stayed strong together. Greater heights.”
- @akpima: “Woman wey sabi the way.”
- @akorexe: “May you experience more years together.”
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’s marital journey serves as an inspiration, and her candid revelations provide a unique perspective on building and sustaining a successful marriage.