Stories

SUNLIGHT

“And who was that you were chatting with almost all night?” “And what has that got to do with you, or when did you start monitoring with whom I chat and where I sleep?” “I am your husband and I have every right to know. What was the source of your fantasy?” “I’m sorry o...

LOVE IS WORDS

Some days are like this. Empty, sullen and lonely. I knew I couldn’t wait to get home. To get into my room and shut myself down in tears. I simply walked like one in a haze, confused and uncertain at the result of the fifth pregnancy test. The warning of the doctor resounding in my...

THE BEST GIFT EVER

Last week got Kate filled with smiles. Beautiful Smiles. The Source- Kelvin. Being married for five years now, the couple have had times that proved the cliché “Love is not always enough.” Times of misunderstanding, one getting on the nerves of the other, each struggling to be the “Mr Right or Mrs Right”, through it...

I WANT TO BE TOUCHED TOO

“Hey darling!” Martha greeted as she opened the door of the car to welcome her husband. She gave him a hug but its lifespan was shortened by her husband’s cold response. She swallowed hard and collected his briefcase as she led the way into the house. They had to pass through the dining before they...

THE WAY TO MY HEART

My wife of almost five years and I were ready to go our separate ways when we received help from a book we stumbled on. A family member had come visiting, and she noticed the way my wife and I lived as cat and rat. Well, I’m sure she was amazed at the trun of...

I’M TIRED OF HELPING!

“Baby, can you please help me get my red scarf on the bed? When you’re done, also help me check the stew I’m warming on the fire. I’m still trying to get my bag ready.Thank you.” “Love, is it everytime you want me to always do something for you? Can’t you just get yourself together...

RELENTLESS LOVE- EPISODE 3

Episode 2 The following day, I met with Gbade to finalise the plans. We met at our usual spot. As he briefly excused himself to attend to something, a message notification popped up, and what I saw completely paralysed me. As Gbade was approaching, I quickly dropped the phone on the table, but it was...

RELENTLESS LOVE- EPISODE 2

Read Episode 1 Six months after I last heard from God, Gbade came out of the blues. Gbade had the characteristics of the kind of guy I love. He was lanky and broad chested, and to wrap it up, he was black and shine. His physical build coupled with his gait and calm demeanour made...

RELENTLESS LOVE- EPISODE 1

Father, gave me that heart-warming look, that made my heart melt like wax in the sun. The smile plastered over His face and the warmth in His eyes made me ecstatic of the news He was about to give me. “Tomi”, He called out. “Yes, Dad”, I replied, eager to hear what he had to...

LOVE BEYOND BORDERS

I had gone for my regular tour visits to homes of some friends and acquaintances, so I could get first hand knowledge of how marriage is, and my point of call this time around was the house of the Ojekunle’s. Nkechi is a friend I met while serving in Kaduna. Though we were not so...