Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalaide-Ekeide has confessed that on several occasions she had been tempted to commit adultery.

The mother-of-four told that she only refused to succumb to it because of the dire consequences.

She said, “Absolutely. I have been tempted many times to cheat on my husband by men I really liked. But when you think of what you stand to lose, the destruction of all you have labored to build, when you weigh all the options, you are left to conclude that it is not worth the trouble. I know some women will find this somewhat objectionable, but if they want to be truthful to themselves, they will agree with me that, as married women, we have all faced moments that I have just described.”

Married 18 years ago to a pilot, Captain Matthew Ekeinde, the screen goddess (pictured above with designer, Roberto Cavalli) said the secret of a happy marriage is ‘temporary separation’. Omotola-Jalade

Her words, “Which married woman who has been with her husband for years will, in her true state, tell you that the feeling has remained the same as it was the first time or the first year she met her husband? It is bound to cool off. What I recommend to women is what I call “temporary separation.” You will make yourself unavailable to your husband. Go somewhere – go on vacation with your friends, do something bold, lose weight, look different and, after weeks, come home, looking drop dead gorgeous, and I bet you, the fire of passion will be mightily rekindled and you will feel brand new again. I have applied this principle in my marriage and it has worked wonders.”

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