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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I Miss Being Single And Lonely

I Miss Being Single And Lonely, Wife, Husband, Marriage

Dear husband, This letter is copied to all the boys masquerading as men; men who mistakenly think they are God’s gift to women; to husbands who don rings yet do not understand what being a husband entails; and every married man who is a disappointment to his wife. Remember when I was single? You noticed…

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When Love Left

When Love Left, Divorce, Marriage, Suits,

Chances, if you are married, are that one day you will sit in a courtroom next to your lawyer – who will possibly be a man. Across from you, facing you, eyes unwavering, gaze steely, will sit a man you will wish to have never met, with his lawyer – possibly a lady. You will…

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