Red Flags

Red Flags: The signs and cycle of abuse are always there, but gradually increase with each carpet-swept disrespect; a test to unlock a new level of dehumanization.

The Fine Print

The Fine Print: “Signing up to marriage and changing your name involves some serious ‘fine print’”

Shushed Education

Shushed Education: “[W]e grow up thinking that stopping to put on a condom is a complete buzz kill. “That’s not sexy. Like…no one does that!””

One Plus One

One Plus One: “[T]he men are flying by the seat of their pants […]. When their luck runs out, they drag in their exponential X-factor and ‘bla-scatter’ their wives worlds.”

Emotional Labor

Emotional Labor: “[W]hen it’s consistently one sided, it can get real old, real fast.”

Broth of Life

Broth of Life: “Where is our history? The one before colonization? Where has it been hidden or destroyed and why? What would it tell me that I need to know?”

Married Maiden

Married Maiden: “It was as though the person I was all my life (and still AM), had died and I didn’t even know. And now she was not to be spoken of.”

Between The Cracks

“Am I really Nigerian if I don’t speak my native language? I speak English but I’m definitely not British!”

Maybe Baby

“If I have a child, I think humanity is worth saving.”