Growing Up – Chapter 57

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Seeing a grown and self respecting man like Philani on his knees begging me to marry him was not a pretty sight. The last few months of our relationship he didn’t really beg me, let alone show me that he cares. I was slowly accepting that he didn’t love me and I actually thought he […]

Growing Up – Chapter 56

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The last thing anyone wants is to be called a bitch in public. Being involved in a fight that will be seen by the public is a problem because people who were rushing to go shopping will suddenly stand and watch the fight. In this day and age, people will even take videos of the […]

Growing Up – Chapter 55

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Lobola is an old tradition that has been practised for many years. I have never been part of lobola negotiations, but what I know is that the prospective groom’s family meets with the prospective bride’s family and they agree on a price that will be paid by the groom’s family to the bride’s family. Lobola […]

Growing Up – Chapter 54

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There are some people in our lives who just don’t want to give us a chance to solve our own problems or make our decisions. They don’t do this because they want to control you but they do it because they are trying to protect you and show you how much they love you. My […]

Growing Up – Chapter 53

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I think it is by now everyone knows how much I want to get married, I do act like I don’t want to get married when I am in front of people who aren’t my friends but I consider you guys my friends, that is why it is no secret to you guys that I […]

Growing Up – Chapter 52

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People are constantly trying to break and destroy other people’s relationships and this has become a norm. It is often hard to enjoy a relationship these days because from the very beginning of the relationship you are fighting to secure your place and make your presence felt within the relationship. But the sad reality is […]

Growing Up – Chapter 51

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When you are involved in a physical fight the last thing you want is for your opponent to take out a weapon when you don’t have one. It is better if you both have weapons because you will be fighting fairly. I personally think people who use weapons in physical fights are cowards, lets fight […]

Growing Up – Chapter 50

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Sometimes we do things we don’t want to do all because we want to prove a point to someone or because we want to hurt or get approval from a person. I am the kind of person who acts impulsively at times and I don’t think about the consequences of my actions thoroughly before I […]

Growing Up – Chapter 49

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Having an affair is very risky because you could potentially lose a person you love and destroy something that took you years to build all because you were driven by lust. Lust is very dangerous because it is an inconstant and confusing feeling. When you get involved in a relationship because of lust, the relationship […]

Growing Up – Chapter 48

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I think someone should write a book on Friends, Family and boundaries because I have noticed that the people closest to us find it hard to understand that there is a need for boundaries. If it happens that you set certain boundaries for your family or friends regarding you love life, financial life or anything […]

Growing Up – Chapter 47

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Money is the most important thing a person needs for survival. We do need love, family, friends but receiving a lot of love from your family and friends doesn’t mean you will go to bed with a satisfied stomach. Having all the love the world has to offer doesn’t pay your fees, debts or even […]

Growing Up – Chapter 46

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The fact that a lot of young people have drunk sex with strangers every different weekend is scary, some girls have sex with guy just because he bought them alcohol. Sex is deeper than just a physical act, and it shouldn’t be treated like a simple thing. A lot of people wake up next to […]