Diary of a Divorced City Girl

What madness possesses a middle-aged wife to stray!

What madness possesses a middle-aged wife to stray!

WHY does a seemingly happily married woman go off the rail? “Well, ‘seemingly’ is the right word if you’re thinking of Labake’s marriage,” snorted Benny, a friend who dropped by to discuss the break-up of Labake’s 24 odd years of marriage. We’d all been class-mates and have kept in touch over the years. Labake had always […]
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Dirty old men with a bit of get-up-and-go!

Dirty old men with a bit of get-up-and-go!

Later, two words kept playing on my mind – open marriage. What kind of a relationship was that exactly?  What did it really mean?  How could his wife let him make love to other women?  What exactly is in all this for me?

Are men who deny paternity cowards?

Are men who deny paternity cowards?

She then asked one of her daughters to find out who the little boy was. The daughter shrugged and told her mother they would discuss the matter later. That she knew who the boy was.

Coming face-to-face with your ex after the breakup!

Coming face-to-face with your ex after the breakup!

After the initial shock, he said hello.  He then looked me up and down and smirked, `Hmm, looks like you’ve put on a bit of weight…” The girl sticking to his side was tall, slim and well-turned out!  I was dumbstruck by his hostility and just stood there with my mouth hanging open. Afterwards, I thought of all these witty replies I should have given … But what good were they after the event?”