There’s something about growing up in a strict home that leaves you unprepared for the
Although I keep telling myself that my issues weren’t a big deal, I’m glad that I’ve overcome them. I’ll try to keep this brief, and just a pre-warning that this story talks about sexual assault. Where It All Began In
I was at University on a Friday evening when I received a phone call from my mom. She told me she was with my dad in the emergency room. Over the past three months, he had been feeling a little
I experienced the darkest point in my life a couple of months ago, but it
When I started my final year of high school, college wasn’t really on my mind. It’s not that I didn’t want to go to college, I really wanted to go. My dream was to become a badass lawyer like A.
“Hey Rose, please pass me the iron box. You know I have to look my
My family life hasn’t been perfect. My mom died of cancer when I was 5 years old. I have a younger sister, so my dad took care of us both for 3 years, and then he married another widow. She
As a teenager, I always wished for adulthood and the freedom that came with it. Completing my A level studies came with that freedom. Finally, there were no restrictions and monitoring, just me managing the 24 hours as I pleased.
An Opportunity To Change My Life In 1995, my wealthy paternal uncle came to my home village (Ngogwe, Buikwe) for a burial of one of the clan members. After the burial, my dad spoke to him about allowing me to
On a day just like any other day two years ago, I woke up to a bunch of calls from my friends and family. They were asking me what was wrong and some were even scolding me. My nude pictures had been leaked on the internet. As if that wasn’t bad enough, they were personally sent to my parents and my siblings too. Unfortunately, I wasn’t surprised because I knew that this day would come. I had been receiving threats about it for close to a month. At the time I thought it couldn’t get any worse, but I was wrong…