Gender-based violence against married women is on the rise and it has been discovered that a lot of women endure these marriages for reasons that include but are not limited to fear, stigmatization, material things among so many others.
Women need not be told that they should run when they can because more often than not they do not live long enough to share their experiences.
OCTOBER 12TH, 2016.
As I curled up in our gigantic, black silk covered bed, numb from crying myself to stupor, I forlornly stare at Lucas who was kneeling in front of me, a bouquet of red roses in one hand and a gold-plated Rolex wristwatch and bracelet set in the other hand.
“Baby, I’m sorry. You mad……