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

Love At 47

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.[…]

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

I Will Hurt You

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[…]

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Marry him, proposal, marriage, dating, corporate events

Marry Him

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.[…]

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

Goodbye 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,[…]

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

About That Pregnancy

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[…]

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

Unmarriageable

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[…]

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Shame, Sponsors, Intercontinental Hotel, Hilton Hotel, Kempinski

Here Comes The Shame

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[…]

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Ending The pregnancy,Pregnancy, Love

Ending The Pregnancy

“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[…]

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When Love Left, Divorce, Marriage, Suits,

When Love Left

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,[…]

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Stained sheets, Domestic Violence, Women, Abusive marriage, Fiction Friday, Love

Stained Sheets

The white sheets have blood stains on them. I leave the bed and head to the living room downstairs. I find him, sitting on the couch, his hands cradling his head. The heels of his[…]

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Let It Burn, Zayn malik, One Direction, 1D, Burn

Let It Burn

When you have met the man of your dreams. He has gone ahead and asked you out. You’ve agreed to his advances because there is a special part of you (who are we kidding, its[…]

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