Landlord’s wife accused my sister of trying to steal her man

April 24, 2019

Dear Pastor,

This is the first time I am writing to you, but I am a regular reader of your column. I am living with my boyfriend. I rented a small flat and was living alone until my sister got a job and came to live with me.

When I met my boyfriend, he was working. He was paying his own rent. He lost his job and was sleeping at my flat most nights. My sister was also there, so I told her that she would have to find somewhere of her own. She asked me if I am putting her out because of a man. I told her that this is not any type of man; this man was going to be my husband.

Anyway, my sister was working at a certain bank, and she asked one of her customers if he knew anywhere renting and he said yes. He rented her a room at his house, but she had to share the kitchen. After living there for one month, the man's wife accused my sister of having a relationship with her husband.

Pastor, that was not true. I know my sister. She is not that type of girl. She has moved back to my house, but all her belongings are still at the man's house. Whenever she is going to the man's house, I have to go with her. And his wife is always cursing when she sees her.

When I first saw the woman, I said to my sister: "I could see why she thinks you are a threat to her." She is a sloppy woman and not very good-looking.

My boyfriend and I have found another place to live, and my sister will move to where we are.

Some women who don't carry themselves well are very jealous of young women, and it is not all young women who are eager to take away people's husbands. I can swear that my sister is a decent girl, and I hope that this man's wife would read this letter that I have written to you. Keep up the good work, Pastor. We love you.


Dear E.H.,

I hope that you and your boyfriend will get married soon, and I also hope that he would get himself a job. You speak highly of your sister, and I am happy about that because so many women who have written to me have blamed their sisters for having sexual relationships with their men. Sometimes the comments that they make are not good.

This woman does not trust her husband, and she probably was not in agreement to rent your sister a room. I am glad she is getting out of that place.


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