Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Question


A heated conversation/argument is raging in my office right now and it all started over this simple question:
Would you go out/marry someone who doesnt have a first degree?
What do you think?

12 comments:

snazzy said...

every practical argument u can think of argues that u shouldn't as a general rule. However love/relationships is not an intellectual thing. So I'm going to take the hedging answer that I would expect not to, but I can never rule it out.

Soul said...

Are you serious?.
What a bunch of elitist snobs.
erm..
Would it matter if the degree was gained as a matter of sleeping with the professor?.
or as a matter of buying it like many people do?
Since when did a degree equate common sense or even success...
I know many foolish people with a degree...

Damn... I can't believe that there is an arguement about this...

Ugo Daniels said...

Ofcourse. The answer is a definite YES.

Real-life example: I have an Uncle, he's a medical doctor in the UK. This guy married a WONDERFUL lady that had WAEC as her highest qualification before coming to the UK.

They've been together now for 6 years and he always finds something new to love her more as each day passes.

I guess it has to do wit maturity, a deep sense of purpose and a strong will. And this guy dated enough girls with intimidating credentials but never lasts more than a couple of month...u gat dat?!

Like my Dad would say, 'Passing Six is not Passing Sense'

'nuff said!

On a personal note, I 'CAN'

DiAmOnD hawk said...

i cant o... that's because...

diamond is ENGAGED!!!! and he has his masters... so... LOL

SET said...

LOL, I AM LAUGHING BEFORE EVEN THINKING OF WHAT I AM GOING TO WRITE. I don't see anything wrong with marrying a good person who is reliable. There are too many careers out there nowaday that provides an awesome living. Love is great as long as one is realistic and not making excuses for the partner.

pamelastitch said...

HELL NO!! you can sue me later. I want to have similar backgrounds with him. What will we talk about? Hell NO!

Loving someone has a decision/choice quotient to it.

azuka said...

It really depends. My uncle had only a FSLC and talked better than a lot of people who went to the university.

There are people with degrees who I wouldn't want to be caught dead conversing with. In the end all I need is someone who understands me.

Vickii said...

Hmmm, this is a tough one. To be honest, because I have grown up in a family and in a culture where education is a big deal, it would definitely be something I would have to think about but ultimately, yes I would marry someone without a degree.

I know people with degrees who really shouldn't have bothered and others without degrees who are some of the most intelligent, fascinating people I've met.

Pink-satin said...

yes i can..but he has to be an intelligent and ambitious person...and oh.. very articulate

In my head and around me said...

I already have. I was fresh out of NYSC. We were about the same age. I loved him and it was never an issue. We did not hide the fact that he did not have a first degree from people- if anything, I could state it matter of factly and not feel inferior to anyone. I was proud of him through and through.

And now, I am even prouder- He just graduated with a first class-almost a perfect 4.0-(with special distinction) in Engineering.

Please tell the people in your office that if he should work there, they probably would call him sir! LOL!

Anonymous said...

dont see wat the big deal bout going out or marrying someone with or without a first degree?? who cares as long you guys have a connection!!!!

temmy tayo said...

I don't think i can but then having a degree doesnt make a man.