Career Talk to Steph

Who Should Resign?

Imagine this scenario. Guy and lady¬†meet while working at the same company (let’s say a bank). They fall in love and decide to get married. However, the company’s policy does not allow for a married couple to work in the same bank. One person has to resign.

They are both aware of this and have agreed the lady would resign to look for another job. But the problem is the lady recently got a promotion just before the wedding where she would be earning more than twice the man’s salary and now she doesn’t want to resign. The man is adamant that she must saying he can’t be jobless. The lady is arguing that she shouldn’t because she has gotten a promotion and may not get this kind of offer elsewhere.

SL Fabz, if you were in this situation, what would you do?

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14 Comments

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    Marian
    January 28, 2015 at 6:01 pm

    The wife should resign . according to the bible the man should be the head and should provide for the family.a woman should assist if she working

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    blessai
    January 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm

    I fink 4 me dey should try n talk it over in a way it won’t cause any trouble between them.D man should aswell consider d promotion dat came b4 d marriage though it’s not gonna be easy buh dey have 2 make a decision.

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    adedolapo
    January 28, 2015 at 9:23 pm

    If I am the lady, I am gonna resign.

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    Omowunmi
    January 28, 2015 at 10:14 pm

    The one with the most years of experience should resign because it will be easier for him or her to get another job .

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    Akindele jide
    January 28, 2015 at 11:07 pm

    Hello have been trying to get in touch with your ngo.how do I go about it. Thank you.

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    Racheal Laye Edward
    January 29, 2015 at 5:58 am

    This is Nigeria biko!
    Wisdom is Profitable to direct!
    I Won’t Resign o.
    Oga would.
    I’ll bring my strong reasons before him

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    eric
    January 29, 2015 at 10:12 am

    The woman should resign,bcos love covers everytin so far the man can take care of d family needs..

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    bb
    January 29, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Abiose Beatrice Oketona Akintunde Whether qualification or non the person who should resign is the woman. God said, wife be submissive to your husband and God never add any clause that Situations should determine how submissive the wife should be. if God is not on the lady side, the Promotion which she feels she could not get somewhere else might end up breaking her marriage apart and also loose the job. No matter how little a man earns, he feels like a king, and honoured if he has an understanding wife with respect, humility & obedience. And he would do anything he’s capable of to cherish, pet and adore His wife.

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    Oladele
    January 29, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    She should be the one to resign, agreement is agreement. The fact that we have agreed on it before and I can always set her up soon, a man has to be the bread winner of the family. But no matter what I won’t let that destroy the marriage, we will both handle it with care and make a final decision.

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    Dazs Ishima
    January 30, 2015 at 8:45 am

    if I am d guy I will do d resigning o for peace to reign…..I can always get another. infact she wil respect me more.

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    Nana Yaa
    January 30, 2015 at 8:48 am

    The woman ve to resign since u ll give birth, stay hme n take care of the baby.

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    AB
    January 31, 2015 at 12:23 am

    dat man should use his head well.

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    MERCY OGHENEKEVWE MUKORO
    February 5, 2015 at 9:45 am

    In my opinion, the woman should resign to allow peace reign in the home and she shound get a job that would not stop her from taking care of her home.
    I really like what you are doing Steph.

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    ettoemeldina
    February 21, 2015 at 9:14 pm

    The women should resign,and be submissive,tomorrow her man can also get a promotion as well.

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