Trishan Proposes to Rehema

"Any regrets?" I asked Rehema. We had just finished making love for the first time. It was more mind blowing and explosive than I could ever have imagined. All the love and desire for her which I had bottled up inside poured out like a raging flood. And now that it was over, I wanted …

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Rehema Tells Her Mother About Trishan

Getty Image Rehema stared out of the window. She was thinking about Trishan and wondering what he was doing. Was he thinking about her? Was he alone in his flat or out somewhere with his girlfriend? She had texted him last night on What's App. "I asked your aunt for your number so that I …

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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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The Wedding, a Family Barbecue and…Rehema

So, it's Saturday afternoon and we had arrived half-hour to the wedding which was to begin at 4pm. It was to be held at an impressive Georgian mansion nestled in enchanting 18th-century gardens. I stood there, feeling as if I were on the set of a period drama and I half expected to see the wedding …

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Engagement & Wedding Plans

"Do you want a long or short engagement?" Tanner asked Melania. They were at his place. It was a Saturday afternoon. Last night he had taken her out for dinner at the CN Tower. Before dessert, he proposed and after she managed to say a tearful yes, he slipped the exquisitely beautiful ring on her …

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Cancelled Plans, The Ring & The Tattoo

With a very heavy heart, Chioma called Dushan. He immediately answered. "Hi, Dushan." "Hi, Chioma. I was just about to get dressed." "Dushan, I'm so sorry but I won't be able to see you tonight. Something has come up." "Oh." He was in his bedroom about to put on his shirt. Now, he sank down …

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Remembering Coco

Photo by Bradley Harris I stood on the beach, gazing out at the calm sea, remembering Coco.  I still think about her even though she died eleven years ago from a severe Asthma attack.  Sadness crept into my eyes and regret etched my face.  She was a beautiful girl whom I loved very much.  I …

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Their First Social

"Are you nervous about going out tonight?" Aart asked Halina. They were going to a Christmas Eve dinner and dance. It was the first time she was going to meet his friends and associates. "I'm a little nervous, yes." "I know how you feel. I felt a little nervous when I moved to Kansas and …

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And Then There Were Two

Photo by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields He never imagined that when he left Kansas City a week ago that he would return with a wife.  Truth be told, he was tired of being alone, tired of going home to an empty place.  He needed a woman in his life and in his bed.  The moment he saw …

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