Marriage is an important tradition in many cultures around the world, and Ghana is no exception. It symbolizes the love, commitment, and union of two families.
However, when parents prioritize conforming to social norms over their children’s genuine happiness and love, the consequences can be devastating.
This was illustrated when a young Ghanaian groom was left in tears on his wedding day as his bride failed to appear.
The heartbroken man, known as @Natioon on Twitter, shared that there was no genuine affection between them. Instead, their parents had forced them into the marriage against their wishes.
@Natioon’s emotional account revealed how the couple’s feelings were completely disregarded, leaving them with no choice but to enter into a union they did not desire.
The pressure to marry, driven by traditional beliefs and social obligations, overshadowed the true essence of love, turning it into an impersonal transaction.
3 years ago, I was supposed to get married but the lady didn’t show up. pic.twitter.com/Eau64uDPfg
— Nation. (@natioonn) July 31, 2023