Elani Music group member, Maureen Kunga, opened up about her marriage for the first time, revealing how it has changed her.
The songbird has been married for close to three years now. She sat down for an interview with Cheptoek Boyo for Buzz Central, saying she used to think that life was a straight road.
“I have learned to trust myself and my opinions and other people’s opinions are just as valid as mine, also to let go and let God sometimes. I used to be a controlling lady, I thought the road was straight. I swiftly learned that other people also have lists. Life is just a beautiful thing and if I didn’t learn that lesson this way I probably would have learned it on a set somewhere,” the actress said.
Noting that marriage is not a fairy tale, Kunga advised couples to seek their own happiness first.
“There is no part of life that is a fairytale, you can romanticise your life and put in the work to make sure your life is as happy as you want it to be but don’t entrust that happiness to anybody else except yourself because you can’t control what other people do or say,” she said.
Maureen advised that happiness begins with oneself, saying: “Happiness cannot be in something outside of ourselves, we need to be in the driver’s seat of our own lives, create your own happiness first, that’s the only way you can be able to fill someone else.”
Kunga also addressed reports of Elani falling apart saying they are still together.
“Elani we are very much together. It’s like we are married, so there is never an apart. However I think having met each other so young, weve grown up together, so you get to a place where you also say act, or get into other businesses. You have to allow someone to fly and to shine,” she explained.
“We are still very much alone together. It’s not really a time cap, it’s one of those things that are developing as we go.”