Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Uriel Oputa, has opened up on why she has remained single despite pressure from her family, especially her mother.
In a post on her Instagram page, Uriel shared a glimpse of what she expects her ideal man to have before she would decide to settle down with him.
A recent video showed Uriel’s mother wondering why an endowed lady like her is yet to find a man to marry her.
And in response to her mother, the reality TV star came out to address the public on why she’s still single despite looking hot enough to nab any man.
According to her, the last thing she needs is a man who will be dependent on her in a marriage. This, she says, is the reason she’s in search of a man with drive.
Read what she shared here:
“There are some fields in the entertainment industry that men might look at and be afraid of getting married to the women there. Sometimes, they could get married to such women because of infatuation and the public image of the lady.
For me, I feel it is harder to find a man now that I’m famous. I meet men who pay me compliments every day, but it’s harder for me because I don’t know their motives. Do you want me for who I am, or because of what you see on TV and social media?
Because of that, I put up a wall because I don’t want to be used. However, I’m learning right now to drop the wall and take each day as it comes. I have been celibate for three years and I haven’t been on a date in a long time.
This doesn’t mean that when I meet someone, I’m going to rush to have sex with the person. I’m going to be celibate until I get married because I know what I went through in the past three years.
Sex is going to be like a reward for both of us after we get married. I went through a lot in my last relationship and that’s part of the reasons I’ve stayed celibate because I don’t want to be hurt like that again.”