Cries of an abused man

Nthebe Kwape
Nthebe Kwape

A number of men in the country are abused by their partners and suffer in silence. Nthebe Sgidie Kwape has broken the silence and tells Mmegi Correspondent, ISAAC PINIELO, of his agony of three arduous months.

“I was bruised, broken, stripped and humiliated, all in the name of love. I don’t know what’s worse – the pain or the shame,” he recalls.

Relating his ordeal, 25-year-old Kwape assumes a sullen look with pain written all over his face.  At his age, he has already encountered evils that others can only imagine. “It was in 2011 when I met Lesedi [not her real name]. I was attracted to her good looks and beautiful body. She looked innocent and so traditional. Just the kind of woman any man would want to have,” he says with a forced smile.

Editor's Comment
Has life become worthless?

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