Love At 47

Love at 47, DeBarge, The heart is not so smart

Been there done that. That’s what you think. You’ve had relationships. Enough to know how to handle them. You’ve been married. It didn’t work out. You sought divorce. Signing those papers came with some awareness. You now know what you want from relationships. You have mastered the art of love. Mastered matters of the heart….

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I Will Hurt You

I will hurt you, Date, Dating, Dinner, Restaurant

In a few minutes, you will walk through that door. It is a beautiful night. You are a beautiful lady. We’ve been talking for days. Sending messages back and forth – text, WhatsApp, Facebook. We’ve met casually a couple of times in our daily life. Had a few conversations. Today, I am delighted that you…

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Marry Him

Marry him, proposal, marriage, dating, corporate events

You. In a red dress. Holding a glass of wine in your right hand and your clutch bag in your left underarm. What’s that, red wine? No? White wine did you say? Look around you. What do you see? Nice crowd don’t you agree? Beautiful ladies. Handsome men – men you would love to date…

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Goodbye Husband.

Goodbye Husband, Marriage, Twitter, Facebook, Girlfriend, Husband

You’re in a hurry to leave, I know. Your girlfriend is waiting for you outside. In her car. I know she drove you here. You don’t want to keep her waiting, I know. I know, ok? You don’t want me to ask the many questions that fill my mind, I know. And I won’t. Just…

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About That Pregnancy

SheHive, She Leads Africa, Bob Collymore, Pregnancy, Morning Sickness, Entrepreneurship, Business Ideas

She buys a pregnancy testing kit. She pees on it. She waits. She drums the top of the bathroom cabinet with her long fingernails. She waits. She breathes heavily. She waits. She looks at her face in the mirror. Does she look fat? Has she added some kilos? Are her cheeks looking puffier? She waits….

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Unmarriageable

Unmarriageable, Single, Singlehood, Married, Marital Status, Marriage

You knew you were unmarriageable when you could not find it within your selfish self to treat a man like a handicap child. So when other women insisted on picking up plates, filling them with food, handing the plates over to their husbands and boyfriends, you sat there and looking at your man, confirming that…

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Here Comes The Shame

Shame, Sponsors, Intercontinental Hotel, Hilton Hotel, Kempinski

In the cover of darkness, everything is clear. Everything is polite. Everyone is your friend. All occupants of the night space work together to make it comfortable. The watchman opens the gate for you, not bothering with your name but opting for the easier, universal ‘Mrembo’ instead. The waiter smiles at you as he refills…

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Ending The Pregnancy

Ending The pregnancy,Pregnancy, Love

“I am pregnant”. I watch you mouth the words. You are pregnant. Pregnant. For a few seconds, this word does not make sense to me. It sounds foreign. Greek? Pregnant? I don’t recognize it, nor understand what it means. I am not sure I have heard it before. Have I? I mouth the word myself….

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