WHY does a seemingly happily married woman go off the rail? â€œWell, ‘seemingly’ is the right word if youâ€™re thinking of Labakeâ€™s marriage,â€snorted Benny, a friend who dropped by to discuss the break-up of Labakeâ€™s 24 odd years of marriage. Weâ€™d all been classmates and have kept in touch over the years. Labake had always been flighty, she simply loved being â€˜chasedâ€™ by men.Read More
JUST when you think your life is on an even keel from the turmoil of life, up springs a problem to put a spanner in the cog of your peace. Lilian has definitely had her share of problems. Sheâ€™d gone through the betrayal of Ayoka a â€˜relativeâ€™ her husband brought into the matrimonial home, seen the â€˜relativeâ€™ become a second wife and the mother of two children before she lost her life in a ghastly motor accident. She later agreed to raise Ayokaâ€™s children.Read More
I was with Abibat when she first met Tony. Weâ€™d both gone to the electrical shop he ran to get a couple of stabilizers for some of her electrical appliances. Sheâ€™d already lost a cherished DVD player and the compressor of her fridge – no thanks to the epileptic power supply in the country.Read More
The friend I stayed with scarcely saw me as I was always with him closing the 15-year gap between our first relationship. I was a bit amused when he offered to come with me for a weekend with a friend that stayed outside London.Read More
I was almost ready for the office when my door-bell went persistently. Annoyed that the driverâ€™s been locked out by the maid again, I went to the door with my face half made-up. The man standing on my door-step looked as though heâ€™d been given a thorough beating by a gang of armed robbers.Read More
WE all have our share of foul-weather friends. But are you one yourself?
Your career is grinding to a halt, the man you once termed â€œthe best thing that ever happerrto meâ€ has found lasting bliss with another woman and your good friend is driving you insane giving you a blow-by-blow account of her life with her new found- land.
Before I could even consider it, he added. â€œIâ€™m a good cook, youâ€™ll enjoy my specialty (he didnâ€™t say what it was!) The wifeâ€™s on holiday with the kids. You could bring a nightie if you like.â€ He neednâ€™t spell out the type of a dinner date he was offering, and no, I didnâ€™t slap his face. And Iâ€™m going to tell you whether or not I took him up on his offer!Read More
I relieved the sex I just had over and over again and became so randy that I pounced on my wife. Poor thing! She must have missed sex too as, she fell gratefully into my arms. But it was this new woman I thought off while it lasted. I longed to see her body under mine once again.Read More
â€˜MOST times, lying with my husband watching him sleep on his back, beer belly rising and falling with each snore, he doesnâ€™t look appetizing in the least -especially with his treble chin and bald head. I am starting to find him repulsive…â€ Melisa looked so forlorn as she told me about the state of her marriage that I had to laugh. She wasnâ€™t amused.Read More
Approach boys and girls differently: Girls will respond better to a sit down, eye-to-eye chat – they like to have your full attention. But many boys find this approach a bit off-putting and would much rather have a â€˜side-waysâ€™ chat.Read More
By Candida RONKE is nobodyâ€™s wife. She has never been married and doesnâ€™t want to get married. She has always insisted that she wasnâ€™t a wife material. She has her hand into several businesses including ordering items on her label abroad to be sold here in the country.
When I eventually had time to talk to Dunniâ€™s mum, she told me he employed Fareedah because she was a go-getter. â€œShe had ways of weeding late payments from difficult customers. I didnâ€™t ask questions as to how she did it so successfully, but your guess is as good as mine. Now she has her claws into my son. She knows how much the business is worth and sheâ€™s happy helping him spend the money.Read More
By Candida WHAT are the things a woman does that keep her lover under her spell? For every woman out there who wants to uncover the secrets to seducing a man without much efforts, here are some hot tips from smitten men!
â€œI tried to shut the door in his face, but he went berserk. Booting the front door open, he pushed his way into the flat.â€™ I love you Melisaâ€™, he wined, â€˜and Iâ€™m not leaving your house until you admit you love me tooâ€™ His eyes were bulging. He looked really demented. If I didnâ€™t get him out of the flat soon, Seun would come back and find out about everything.Read More
ENO has been a non-conformist all her life, so this eventful day, she waited patiently at the VIP lounge of the local airport, fuming at the unnecessary delay in her flight when she noticed this young chap in his late thirties saunter towards where she was. Eno is in her late fifties. Curiously, she glanced at the seemingly shy man as he perched on a seat next to her. The conversation was stilled at first until Eno let it drop that she had an engagement at the Port Harcourt branch of the motel she ran. â€œHe instantly became interested in what I had to say and was chatting away as if heâ€™d just discovered his tongue,â€ Eno recalled. â€œWhen we eventually boarded the plane, it was inevitable that we sat together.Read More