You were not a mistake

He looked at me. Those were never sparkles, but the tears he never shed. Myriads of tears and a heavy heart. I was the mistake, he said. I wasn’t planned.  You weren’t a mistake, I replied. Your parents loved each other, and they made children both before and after you.  He was frowning a bit. … Continue reading You were not a mistake

Husband goes out at night and disappoints wife… wait for it.

Being a young expatriated mother was a challenge. I was breastfeeding, day and night. The baby was always hungry. I was exhausted, dragging my poor post-partum body around he house. The stitching scars were aching, my breast was sore and leaking. I barely had the time to shower. Every time I would put the baby… Continue reading Husband goes out at night and disappoints wife… wait for it.