(Also on my “annoying” list are people who say, upon hearing of a person who has died young: “Oh, but he was so handsome!
Essentially, an entire chapter of confusing mind games will be completely bypassed. French men phone regularly, and there should be one call for every day that he doesn’t see you.
French women go by the mantra that if there isn’t daily contact, he’s just not interested. This is something that also translates to the workplace, so preparation is key: your best bet is to aim to be 10 minutes late yourself, or to bring your i Pod. Whereas my previous idea of romance was receiving a cup of tea without asking, the French are much more forward and are famed for their skills at beautifully crafted declarations of love, vast bouquets, moonlight walks and spontaneous romantic evenings.
Being prepared is a good thing, so read our list of the qualities of Nigerian men to see what dating him will look like.
It is commonly believed that Nigerian men will not let their wife rule the family and give him orders no matter what she thinks she is worth.
I’ve heard in a number of places, including on Verastically Speakin’ in either the chatroom, or as an offhand comment when discussing relationships, a general comment to the effect that many Nigerian men cheat.
A friend of mine, fellow Yoruba girl and blogger, has mentioned to me once or twice that Nigerian men will cheat; it’s only a matter of time.
and if you have read the book, you’ll know that infidelity is discussed in it.
I have not read the In My Dreams It Was Simpler book, but I’ve heard there’s a mistress so I think it’s safe to say infidelity also shows up in that book.
However, there is more to learn about them to be sure you are ready to go on that journey with a Nigerian man, and maybe even marry him one day.