Tell Them How Much You Love Me

I’ve wondered sometimes. That if I left you, wouldn’t my life be better, much better than it is right now? That today, this very day, if I looked at my image in the mirror and told myself, “Woman, you’ve had it. You deserve better. Enough, woman, is enough,” if I convinced myself to leave you and get myself a better […]

I Want You

I have a good mind to strut in here and pretend that this is not a brand new year. I could go ahead and narrate a story I was told recently, try to make it the best read you’ve come across so far this year, yet, and hope that I succeed. I could choose to pretend that this year doesn’t […]

A Sponsor For My Husband (Part I)

You’ll always know if he’s cheating on you, won’t you? I did when he started stepping out on our marriage. I knew it even without having to hire a detective to unearth his infidelity. I did not have to go through his phone, his Facebook messages, Twitter DMs or WhatsApp – not social media please, no. I did not learn […]

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, ok? You don’t want me to ask the many questions that fill my mind, I know. And I won’t. Just give me a few minutes […]

He is abusive, do you dare leave him?

You’ve believed every lie he’s told you: That he loves you, that he cares for you and wants nothing more than to make you happy. (And I am reminded of the first verse from Daughtry’s Feels like Tonight – but that is neither here nor there.) You’ve gone ahead and fallen in love with him, head over heels. You’ve had his […]