Is it a truism to say that talk is cheap? Because no matter how cliche it sounds, it remains true: it’s way easier to say things that to put them to action.
Olamide Agunloye of Iconola shared her story, how she stayed in an abusive marriage for 7 years.
One thing about her story nags: how before her marriage she was one who advocated, passionately, against domestic violence. How she’d say If he touches me just once I’m leaving him. How all that became history after he beat her the first time after he continued to beat her, how she became a different person.
It’s a horrifying story. It’s truly horrifying. She comes much too close to death too many times. As these things go, the beating gets intense every new time he beats her. The quantity and quality, if that word qualifies, intensifies. It truly is a horrifying story.
Watch her share her story below, on Dang Networks and we hope it’s exactly what those living in similar conditions need to make the decision to get out of it. Because no one’s ego, no one’s pride, no one’s reputation is worth your pain.