Tag: love

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He came. We met. It ended. You say you love someone. You want to be with them. Establish a long lasting relationship. You guys have been talking for some time and now you want to meet. And you show up half-drunk. To say I was disappointed would be me making an understatement. Who does that?…

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I was having a very mushy, loving, soaking-with-cheese conversation with my boyfriend one morning; the kind where we’re both being completely open about how we feel, our fears and worries, our insecurities e.t.c. We talked fondly about how we met and about when we each realized that we were in love with the other and…

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Disclaimer: Please I accept no responsibility for any resemblance to anyone and I do NOT imply that ALL single ladies tell these lies. These are just my observations from my everyday life… Enjoy!!! I was in a conversation  with a friend  recently  when these thoughts came to my head. I won’t say she was lying but…

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This is a lengthy read so I apologize in advance. The thing about closure is that you don’t always get it and that’s okay. But if you do get it…I really don’t have the words to explain it. It’s just…closure; a chance to really get on with your life without ever wondering why a particular…

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PART 3: UNCLE DELE I grew up in Maryland. Then, our estate was relatively safe. As a child, after school I would eat my lunch, do my homework and practically fly to our neighborhood park. Once there, I would play hide and seek and ‘tenten’ with the neighborhood kids. We would ride our bikes, climb…

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I saw him today. Daniel Kayode. He had come on a condolence visit and even from the far end of the room, the magnetic pull between us was still there. I searched his face looking for the skinny boy I had fallen hopelessly in love with as a child, but the man before me was…

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I watched my Mum pack my clothes, my best clothes especially, slowly and well folded. One by one, she put them inside the box she had bought for me the previous day. “ Don’t just stand there, dress up! ” “ But, Mom, is it necessary I leave? ” “ You have been given enough…

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Dear Vivian, Yes, I choose to call you Vivian today. Maybe because it’s Sunday and I don’t want to term you ‘ Ex ‘. I’ve missed you a whole lot, Vivian. I saw two people today who looked like lovers while coming back from the Church and I was reminded of one of our many…

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PART 1: TIWA Today is a good day. The sun is out, doing justice to the spectacular view. The air is crisp and fresh. The weather just the right temperature. We’re having breakfast on the roof of our hotel and despite the spectacular view I cannot take my eyes off Tobi. He looks handsome, happy…

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I never really understood the hype surrounding Lagos. I knew it was a high class city but to be honest, I was okay living in the small town of Enugu. But then just last year, I had to move to Lagos to attend law school. My first thought as I stepped into the city was…..…

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I forgot about you. Finally. I forgot about your crooked smile, your infectious laughter and how you always knew just what to say to make me laugh. I forgot about how safe I felt when you held me, and how my head used to fit in the crook of your arm. I forgot about the…