My Mother And My Sister Don’t Talk To Me Because Of The Woman I Married- Man Narrates
It started from the day I took her home. My mom asked her a question in Twi and she couldn’t answer. I had to draw my mother’s attention to the fact that the woman I brought home didn’t understand Twi. She asked me, “She speaks Fante?” I responded, “If she did then she would definitely have understood the Twi you spoke to her.
She doesn’t speak Fante too.” She asked me, “Is she a Ghanaian?” I said, “Yeah she’s a Ghanaian. She’s Ewe.” “So what language do you speak with her when you want to communicate?” She asked me. I answered, “She speaks English. I speak English to her.” Then she said jovially, “So as I sit face to face with her, she expects me to speak English with her? Ɛbɛyiri.”
My mom is semi-literate. She’s good with numbers but not with alphabets. Maybe she figured early when she was in school that she would use numbers in her trading activities than alphabets, so she took her numbers seriously and disregarded the alphabet part of her education.
We sat face-to-face for about thirty minutes and my mother couldn’t exchange any word with the woman I brought home. I told her, “Just say whatever you want to say, I will interpret it to her.” She answered, “How would I know if you are lying to me? Just tell her that she’s welcome but she should learn your language too if she wants to be happy with you, Minutes later, my mother was on the phone talking to my younger sister; “Come and see… Tap Here And Continue Reading For More Details… Share