Mistress Material, Wife Material, Infidelity, Marriage

Mistress Material

When I snooped through his phone and was met by evidence of infidelity strewn all over it, my first instinct was to ask who the hell Kristy was. You remember Kristy, right? I did ask.[…]

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The Kiss

The Kiss

If I open that door, he will be standing on the other side. Shifting his weight from one leg to the other. Wearing a remorseful look. The smile that I had come to know and[…]

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Still A Man, Gynaecologist, Babies, Pregnancy

Still A Man

You are that woman who has been married for seven years. No children have been forthcoming in those many years. You wonder why your womb will not budge. Why it will not honour you with[…]

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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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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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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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A Happy Man, Relationships, Marriage, Love,

A Happy Man

I saw a happy man the other day. A genuinely happy man. A rare spectacle in these streets. He had earphones stuck to his ears, singing along to a song that could be heard only[…]

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Behind The Closed Door

Behind The Closed Door

Domestic violence is a preserve of closed doors. Both perpetrator and victim will always strive to keep that door firmly shut. Do you remember that video of a man who slapped his pregnant wife in[…]

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