Nollywood Actress and single mother of two boys, Adunni Ade has opened up on the challenges she’s faced in raising two kids of her own.
The actress who covers Motherhood-Instyle with her kids, opened up on experiencing depression and why has didn’t marry her baby daddy.
Adunni Ade and her handsome sons, nine-year-old D’Marion and five-year-old Ayden, are the cover stars for the latest issue of Motherhood In-Style Magazine.
On why she’s not with the father of her children:
‘Well, I just had to make that decision though it took me a long time to realise or stop lying to myself that it was never going to work out even though I tried as much as I could.
‘I just decided that what’s best for me is to walk away and still be here and be with my kids and still have the opportunity of being the best mother possible, so yeah, I had to make that decision.
‘It was really tough, it was really painful; I think that hurt me the most out of anything that I have ever been through in my life, walking away was the hardest thing to do.’
On if they were ever married:
‘Well, we were never married. We were together for eight years but in the state of Kentucky, it’s a commonwealth state and commonwealth state is if you live together for a long period of time you might as well be considered married but on paper, no, never been married before.’
On overcoming depression
I think the major thing that got me through was the fear that somebody else would raise my children if I sat in that relationship, that was the sca od loves me enough to still keep me here.’