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EBHESHINA [2]

‘…if you have ever experienced that mystery of nature that men call ebheshina…dream…then this is for you…’ Just about the time I start to scream, the dream ends. I awaken and in a scene nearly reminiscent of my childhood days, though I am not splattering on the floor but sweating as though a bucket of…

Sunrise and Twilights

Looking at Ofonime, I asked, “Beauty, you wanted to get that Olay conditioner right? Ofo will help me get the shrimps at Jabi mall, so this is your opportunity to buy it. I’m sure Jonah can survive your absence for a few minutes.”

Attaining Gender Equality: The Way Forward

Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish and achieve political, economic, personal and social equality of sexes. This include seeking to establish educational and professional opportunities for women that are equal to those of men.

A Stolkholm Story

People in abusive relationships, mostly women and children, are known to suffer from it too because their wills have been broken. After being abused for so long they begin to ” see things” from the point of view of their abusers and even blame themselves for their violent action.

Why Do We Settle?

He said, “She’s not everything I want in a woman, I am marrying her because out of the ladies I have met and I have dated, she’s the one that comes close to having most of the qualities I want”. “I never thought I would settle down with a chubby girl. I always wanted a…

Short Story: Bridal Shower

I listened half-heartedly as her friends gave helpful and downright vulgar marital advice as I remembered how, a few hours earlier, a chance stop at the supermarket at Silverbird Galleria to buy additional pastries led to me almost bumping into a couple holding each other close in the middle of the provisions aisle. Something about the guy seemed familiar, and I frowned

Chimamanda’s Response: An Aloof Vibe?

Let us not go huddling in the shadows by painstakingly viewing it as an overt act of feminism. The questions were purely personal as we heard from the horse’s mouth and considering Hillary’s history in which she would not accept her husband’s name, it was surprising and all the more contradictory that she would describe herself as a wife first

I Am The Other Woman

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This wasn’t supposed to happen. She wasn’t supposed to find out. This isn’t my first rodeo; I’ve had several affairs with married men in the past, and never before have we been found out. We cover our tracks carefully. We regularly delete our chat history, we are highly professional in public, we don’t meet in bars or hotels.