Woman sues bae for wasting time: Dating for 8 years without marriage

Woman sues bae for wasting time: Dating for 8 years without marriage

- Gertrude Ngoma told a court she had gotten tired of waiting to get married to Herbert Salaliki

- Ngoma was still living with her parents despite having a child with Herbert who was staying on his own

- The lady said she doubted Hebert's loyalty after discovering he was testing another woman

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A woman has sued her boyfriend for wasting her time and not marrying her even after being together for eight years.

Woman sues boyfriend for wasting her time, dating for 8 years without marriage
A photo of a door with a court sign in Zambia Photo: Mwebantu
Source: UGC

26-year-old Gertrude Ngoma told a court she had gotten tired of waiting to get married to Herbert Salaliki, 28, who promised to wed her.

According to Mwebantu, Ngoma was still living with her parents despite having a child with Herbert who was staying on his own.

The boyfriend is reported to have handled the dowry payment but still had not wedded his baby mama.

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Ngoma revealed that she was tired of waiting and opted to sue his lover for not being serious about their future.

“He has never been serious, that is why I bought him to court because I deserve to know the way forward and our future,” she said.

Ngoma said she doubted Hebert's loyalty after discovering he was testing another woman who she believes has something going on with her boyfriend.

In his defence, Hebert said he was not in the right financial position to afford a wedding and also blamed Ngoma for not giving him the needed attention.

The judge presiding the case advised both that reconciliation was the best way to go as there was no evidence of any marriage yet.

This seems to be the exact reason why a lady recently went on social media detailing reasons as to why she would rather get married to an old mzee than be patient with her young lover.

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In a video shared on Twitter by @AdanZamuh but originally recorded by @hijaby_journalist, she excited many especially because of how she expressed her feelings.

Dressed in a hijab, the lady said she had given up on young men because they can take up to eight years without proposing marriage.

She said it was better to get married to an older man, even as the fourth wife, knowing she will be treated like a queen and get anything she wants.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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