"You have memories with X and Y to look back on today." If you use facebook, then you are familiar with this daily notification. First of all, whoever came up with this idea to remind us of our embarrassing past should be left in the middle of the north pole with nothing but a g-string … Continue reading PS: I Still Love You
Has a friend ever shared an idea or a plan with you and in your heart of hearts, you want to point out the one thousand and onety one reasons why you think it won't work? Do you find your self instead, gassing them up and quoting all that vague motivational mumbo jumbo you picked … Continue reading Why you should stop gassing your friends
Bez caught his wife’s eyes in the mirror. She was giving him one of those dirty looks he knew all too well. This is new, he thought, checking out the skin-colored lingerie Dera had on. She really meant him this morning. And damn, was she looking like a 7-course dinner. The smell of her perfume … Continue reading A Blade of Grass
When life threw me back into the singles club, the second question I asked myself was, “Under ideal conditions, what kind of man would I like to be with?” The first was “Am I ever really going to date again because it seems I’ve run out of love to give?” Anyways, I launched my mental … Continue reading The Anatomy of a Single Girl
“I’m leaving you for a month. I have some business to attend to in the east.” I could feel the frown begin to set in my face. We were yet to be away from each other for more than two days at a time and I had gotten so accustomed to his presence. Maybe I … Continue reading The Shallow End – Part 2
Dating apps are the worst inventions ever and I’ve never cared for them. But on this fateful Friday evening, the universe seemed to have other plans in store for me. I was tired of reading the endless research journals splayed before me. They were slowly beginning to morph into what looked like ancient hieroglyphics and … Continue reading The Shallow End
There is this popular belief that people who speak less and listen more are usually wiser. I wish I could attribute my being quiet to being a blue-eyed, silver-haired sage. Unfortunately, it's not so. You see, what I am is a child who has a fear of speaking. Contrary to what I've made myself believe, … Continue reading My Struggles With Selective Mutism
First of all, let me start by saying it is suuuch a good time to be alive. A time where voices are rising above the status quo, where people are no longer living the because-that’s-how-it-has-been-done life. A time where Nigerian youths are finally coming into the conscious awareness that they can actually speak (and think) … Continue reading How Wokeness is Ruining Us
I was riding with an older (non biological) sister one morning when she asked if I knew where we were. I looked around and answered in the negative. She went, "Ahn, ahn? Yemi! Didn't you go to Unilag." I laughed and told her I didn't go out much when I was in school. "So how … Continue reading Have I Been Dating Wrong?
... Leave their messages on read. All those ‘hey, big head’ on the night of Feb 13 are from the pit of hell. Flee!