• Ben Pol forgot it’s better to have a broken relationship than a broken marriage.

Arnelisa Muigai and Ben Pol
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Kenyans have been in the past week been treated to divorce drama by Anerlia Mugai and her soon-to-be ex-husband Ben Pol.

In a candid YouTube interview, Ben Pol revealed that he had ignored red flags and his instincts not to get to the marriage a decision he is dearly paying for.

Was the marriage doomed from the start?

Here is why the marriage might have failed.

Ben Pol ignored red flags

Although he did not specify what red flags he saw, Ben Pol said he ignored them and his gut feeling not to get into the marriage.

He might have gotten into the marriage so as not to heartbreak Anerlisa. What he forgot it’s better to have a broken relationship than a broken marriage.

Long-distance relationship

As we know Anerlisa and Ben Pol were in a long-distance relationship.

Ben Pol lives in Tanzania where he runs his business while Anerlisa lives in Kenya where he runs her business.

That means none of them was willing to give up their businesses for the marriage.

For such a young marriage distance was a waiting time bomb which eventually exploded.

Signing an NDA

Ben Pol revealed that before marrying Anerlisa he was made to sign a non-disclosure agreement, meaning he would not divulge information about his wife.

Such a marriage would make even the strongest of men feel like a weakling.

Furthermore, Anerlisa's financial worth is much higher than that of Ben Pol so we know anaeza mfiiiiinya.

Ben Pol is in communication with his baby mama.

Ben Pol has a son from a previous union while Anerlissa has none.

The fact that Ben Pol is in communication with his baby mama for co-parenting reasons might have worked against Anerlisa and her new marriage.

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