It’s easy to think me a wimp but considerring I needed that money to stay out of jail I would have licked her ass if I had to. She was my get out of jail card and if I had to grovel for that money I would. I am not stupid. I don’t know how long she and her friends had had to plan this but with that said what I already had a plan in my head. She won’t know what hit her! A wise man does not just press the attack button without thinking first. They had thought this through and I must say they had pushed well and hard enough. My turn was coming. The only thing she had to was pay that money and she will see why lawyers get away with a lot. I will play the fool for now I don’t mind.
“I am so sorry Thandi, I don’t know what got over me. These last few weeks I have just been angry at the world and I took it out on you!”
I said pleading on my knees to my wife. Another thing people forget, I am a lawyer and I can convince the Queen of England herself that she was lesbian and she would believe me.
“When Khanyi came to the house to tell me where you were I did not react because I was so scared you would push me away. I am so glad you got the parents to come talk us back together again!”
You see beautiful people tend to believe that people around them should worship them. In their heads they tell themselves that they are irreplaceable which is why men especially would do anything to get them back. I looked at her face when I mentioned Khanyi’s name to see whether she was surprised that her friend had come but she totally was not. It’s like it was a matter of fact. I had given her a bit of rope now. Let’s see what happens next.
“I am coming home. I am so sorry that I left you the way I did.”
It had only been two days, that does not really qualify as leaving me because look who came crawling back but obviously could not tell her that. I had to be polite. Even now. I asked to wait for me if she wanted or to go home. It was still early in the day so she chose to go home. The plan was to spoil her and pampher her so she can give me back my money.
Ten minutes later Dalu came to my office. He said he thought he had seen Asthandile and I told him that yes it was and explained what had happened. He told me that I was a wimp because it was me entertaining this rubbish that’s why she wwas treating my like rubbish. There was hatred in his voice and contempt towards her. I did not want to tell him about the new police demand though because it would make matters worse so I just said I would handle it. It just got busy after that. Lindiwe was on my case about some documents I had not delivered to her office. I had forgotten we were working together on something. She was nice though and kept on rubbing her tummy as though to hint at something. She invited me for dinner even which I declined. She was on a charm offensive and this was a nice side of her I don’t recall seeing. Apart from my wife coming to the office I actually had a pleasant day. I needed that money and I had so many plans of how to get it back. Worst case scenario I would sell my car and pay those guys and be done with it. She was back meaning that my car was back too. I can work with that.
When I got to the house there was a car I did not know. It was not parked in the driveway blocking but more on the side so I drove past it and parked behind my car (the one my wife had taken). I had my car back. I actually smiled. when i walked in i saw it was my wife’s boss! Really? sitting on my couch at that! i think he was crying i am not sure bu fuck it> I think he had meant to talk to me ut the moment he so me he panicked and stood up and moved to the corner of the room. He better run!I locked the door behind me!
I would rather go to jail I had had enough. I took off my belt and I started to hit her. I had come from a non violent man to a the worst kind of man. I was tired. I was angry. I told her that this time if she left she must not come back. She can bring whoever she wanted even Desmond Tutu for all I care but I would not take her back! She was my wife and if she thought that thing between her legs belonged to every rich man out there she had another thing coming! Yes she was pregnant but I was not going to be sympathetic to her!
“How dare you bring that man to my house? How dare you?”
I asked her. She was crying trying to jump out of the reach of my belt but today I was going to beat her up like the child she was! I was done! I was fed up! She had to go!
“He came to tell me that he has just been told he has HIV?”
At first it didn’t register what she had said as I was whipping her ungrateful ass! Then I stopped, what had she said? Honestly I don’t think in the situation we were in that now was the time to deliver such news! Did she want me to kill her! Was she trying to make me sympathetic towards him? I had a baby on the way with Lindiwe meaning… Dear God!
“Mxolisi what about our baby? I know you think it’s not yours but he had a vasectomy six months ago after his wife got pregnant!”
This was a nightmare! How long was this affair of theirs but worse,
I had been exposed to and now exposed others including now seeming two babies to HIV!
Michael Nkululeko Maphoto (fb)
Hi mike im impressed wth ur blog it has turned us(readers) into a one big family where we share our problems wth one another.That is very nyc nd gud work.
I hope my letter wil find u nd the readers well
I am girl aged 18 years doing matric.My mother has 5 childrn me included.Me nd the second born we share a father nd he died around 2007.The thrd one we dnt knw the whereabouts of his father nd he is only the boy child out of 5 chldrn.The last two also share a father.My mother nd their father broke up last yr bcz he was abusing her.And she is nt married bt she is very young nd beautiful.I was raised by my grndma nd my mother was nt around nd to all my siblings.By the age of 8 yrs i knew to do everything on my own cooking,cleaning,washing nd im proud of that.I thot my grndma was my mother bcz I was spending most of the tym wth her.My mother used to visit nd i never knew she ws my mother until a certain tym.By the way my mother had me when she was 16 yrs old,the 2nd one when she ws 17 nd the last one when she was 30.Now it is tym for examinations nd i dnt get much tym to read bcz i hve to luk afta my siblings nd my grandma when my mother is nowhere to be found.I am a hard worker nd at skul i du well.When i receive awards for my hardworking my mother wil nt even say congratulations my child you have made me proud.I alwys receive compliments from people on the streets abt my body nd my beauty bt my mother hsnt once told me that.Even i lv u my child she hsnt said that.What pains me a lot is that she is nt behaving lyk a mother of 5 children,she is sleeping around wth young boys that i cn date in front of my siblings in her back rum when i am nt around nd they wil tell me. Me nd my mother we dnt share anythng evn a relationshp we dnt hve any bt atleast she gets along wth the second one nd others.I find it strange to call her my mother.At the beginning of the yr i thot i wil nt cope in matric bt i do wth the support i get frm family nd friends.Each nd everyday i grow hatred wthin me asking myslf wat did i do nt do deserve the love of my mother.I get the love frm extnded family bt it is nt warmth as a mother’s lv i guess.Is my mother ashame of me?or she did nt want to have chldrn at a young age that when she sees me she get memories that she actually had?Seeing my mother nt caring abt me nd my siblings bt especially me pains me a lot.What did i do to deserve this?Ths is affecting me and my studies bt i knw through God i wil pass my matric.I dnt knw if am i the one who is making issue out of ths or wat?or am i the one wth problems?Nxt yr im thinkng to go for counselling b4re i become depressed,wil ths help me or not?Is ths normal or what? My siblings are also affected by ths i know,how du i help them as their older sista? PLZ HELP!!!!!
As i was writing ths letter i was crying nd thats what i does each nd everyday.I KNW OTHER READERS WL NT SEE THS AS AN ISSUE ND IF THEY DNT HVE ANY GUD TO SAY,THEY MUST NT COMMENT. THANK YOU!!!!!!