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.

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.”

Iyawo Wa

“Everyone tells her this is how its supposed to be. She tells herself this is how it’s supposed to be. She tells everyone this is how it’s supposed to be.”