Sarika and Jahaira Exchange Words

"So, has he proposed as yet?" Jahaira asked her younger sister. "You know very well that he hasn't or I'd be wearing an engagement ring, wouldn't I?" Sarika replied irritably. "There's not need to get snippy with me. It's not my fault that he hasn't asked you as yet--if he ever asks you." "What do …

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A Funeral, a Divorce & Cheating

I was sitting listlessly in my living-room. I had just come home from visiting Aunt Savitri after we went to church. The sermon, Compassion Like Christ was very interesting and it held my attention from beginning to end. After the service, we mingled with the minister and other church members before we left. As we …

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A Change of Heart

He stared into the glass of wine, his mind elsewhere. Then, he heard a woman's low husky voice, singing a variation of the song which Laura and he danced at their wedding. Abruptly, he rose to his feet, muttered, "I'm sorry, Jenny, but, I can't do this," and left. Bemused, Jenny thought, "I guess he …

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Out With the Old & In With the New

"So, is it really over between Bryce and you?" Terah asked Mariah. "It's been over a long time ago. He was a player. We've been together for three years and all that time he was cheating on me. I finally decided that I'd had enough and dump his hide." "I'm glad you ended your relationship …

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Linh Makes a Discovery

Linh still couldn't believe that Thao wanted a divorce or that he had been cheating on her all this time. Who was the other woman and why wouldn't he tell her? It couldn't be someone she knew. She didn't know anyone there in Seattle. Most of their friends were in Da Nang or Hanoi. Was …

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A Painful Decision

He had to do it. It pained him to even think about it but he couldn't continue living a lie. He was madly in love with Jabulani and he wanted to be with her. Avianna was going to be heartbroken, devastated and he wished he could spare her from all that but it was unavoidable. …

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Cate’s Condition

Gladys sat at her desk, looking out of the window. She wasn't looking at anything in particular. Her mind was elsewhere. She was thinking about last night when Edward and she were together in her flat. He had stopped by in the evening and after they had dinner, they retired to the living-room. When they …

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Ruth Goes to Dushan

After spending such a wonderful time in Buenos Aires and Montevideo with Chioma, it was tough going back to work. Right now, he wished that they were relaxing on the beach in Montevideo after a swim. It had been a beautiful day and the beach was almost deserted. They spent the entire day there and …

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Dinner & Plans for Christmas

He was on his way to meet Chioma for dinner and was really looking forward to it. They were having it at Portland, a casual fine dining restaurant. He had been there last year with a group of friends and had enjoyed the private dining experience. It felt nice going openly to restaurants instead of having …

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A New Lease on Life

Some years ago, I was down in the dumps because I found out that my girlfriend, Rachel was cheating on me. I was hurt and livid. After I tore into her, I left her flat and drove for how long, I don't remember. I was tempted to go to a bar and get plastered but …

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