VOX POP: How would you feel if your wife earns more money?

Can the love they have for each other tame the pride that often comes with financial success?​​

In marriage, the husband is seen as the head of the home, while the wife is the helper.

A husband is meant to be the provider of the family, which automatically means he should be more financially buoyant.

But what happens when the wife earns more money than her husband?

Does her financial edge place her above the husband and will she still respect him and be consigned to her role as a helper and a submissive wife?

​​Can the love they have for each other tame the pride that often comes with financial success?

What do Nigerian men feel about this situation?

Joel Ameh, a photographer​,​ believes that peace will disappear from a home when a woman earns more.

Innocent Baba, a ​m​edical ​l​ab ​s​cientist​,​ says love conquers all and its no big deal.

Ayuba A. Sani, a ​s​ales person​,​ welcomed the possibility and said it​ would be for the progress of the family.

Benjamin Yunana, a ​s​ecurity guard​,​ said some women in such position, love to look down on their husbands.


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Taofeek Omoba, an ​e​lectrician​,​ said understanding is the only way to avoid problems in such a situation.

Simon Ejeh, an ​e​ngineer​,​ said if a wife earns more, its a good thing.

Tony Udeh, a ​sales person​,​ also supported the idea, saying understanding is the most important thing.


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