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Confession 2: I’d Rather Be Alone Forever Than Not Marry My Soulmate.

Relationships these days scare me. There is a lot of depth that seems to be missing. If it is not about the looks or even the cash, then it is about one benefit or the other. The elements of sacrifice, devotion and genuine intentions are missing. Everyone has become more selfish. The world is now a “me, me and more me” place. Some men marry women as trophies to be kept and brought out as needed and some women marry men just to have the “Mrs.” title. Marriage has now become a race and even a certificate to be shown as proof of being a competent human being. To be honest, I sometimes I see some couples together and I shout “how!” in my head


Does He/She?

By Doyinsola Aluko   If it is not obvious then there is a high possibility that you are not that important to them. Actions speak louder than words but the absence of concrete and true words is evidence that true feelings might not exist. Words give feelings a platform to be expressed. Actions give words…

“What’s on your Mind”

By Doyinsola Aluko   The way I feel is not ordinary The word for it I cannot find in a dictionary It has taken me so far but never this low If you feel the same way then you will know Though there are many stars in the sky, you are the only one I…

The Poem of a Year

By Doyinsola Aluko     August was the beginning Like its people, I was headstrong & unwilling Thinking a lot; trying to stop my emotions from spilling Uneven was the feeling; dangerous enough to harm another human being Somehow September the home of the perfectionists took in Harbouring my sensations and awareness to the fact…