I couldn’t stop crying. It was just too painful. I had used up two rolls of tissue paper, wiping my tears and blowing my nose. I’m sure the woman beside me in the molue I boarded was filled with pity ’cause after a while, she asked me,“Aunty, wetin happen?”. I was silent for a while, wondering what on earth her business with that was and was about to reply in a rude manner but all that could come out of my mouth was, “Nothing. Nothing.” and I wiped my tears and I turned back to the bus window, keeping my face plain as if I had suddenly gotten better. I couldn’t wait to get off the bus and when the conductor shouted, “KOLAWALE!”, I replied in an almost inaudible voice.

“Kolawole o wa o”. The driver didn’t hear me, he had almost driven past my bus-stop before the same woman beside me helped me in shouting, “KOLAWOLE WA OOOOO”, and Goodness, I was grateful to her for that. She adjusted her legs for me to pass, telling me, “Sorry o.” arousing attention from others on the bus and before I knew it people were already chanting, “Sorry o. Aunty, e pele o”. I ignored them all and alighted with a small prayer of thanks and a long hiss. My flat wasn’t too far so I walked briskly, opened my door with a sole key in my handbag and badged into the flat. After finding a close sofa, without undressing, I sank into it and burst into fresh tears.

I just couldn’t imagine how my four-year old relationship would end that way. FOUR YEARS! I thought to myself, FOUR SOLID YEARS! What went wrong wasn’t what I could think of. I kept thinking, so I had wasted four years of my life in a hopeless relationship that finally ended nowhere, with a bastard I so trusted with all my life. An Idiot! An imbecile. For 4 days, I kept brooding and brooding over the incident. On the fifth day, I decided that crying over the whole thing wasn’t going to help matters and neither was it going to help me. Things begin and Things end. And when they end, they most probably lead to something new. Some people are not worth being in our lives and when they leave, we ought not to kill ourselves over it. I decided to start a new life without him, forgetting my past and everything that was in it, though it was almost impossible.

This is for everyone out there who is going through something similar to this. The end of something doesn’t mean the end of everything. Recovering from a break-up, especially one you didn’t for-see could be really hard and painful but like they say, time heals all wounds. Crying and starving yourself over it wouldn’t make you feel better. If the relationship ended, it means that person wasn’t for you and therefore you’ve got to wait for or search for someone who is yours. After a break-up, don’t think your world has collapsed, instead, have a positive attitude and tell yourself that a new and better world of yours has just started. Forget whatever happened and look over to the bright side of things. After a break-up doesn’t come the end of it all but the beginning of a more-fulfilled life which you never thought of at first.

Thanks for reading. Please leave your comments. Contributions and Corrections are highly welcomed.


43 thoughts on “AFTER A BREAKUP..

  1. That’s a good one. One of the best ways to reach your audience is through personal experience, it creates an intimacy between the reader and writer based on common experience they both sare. Keep it up.


    1. @wave,True, I probably should have made it longer than this,but then it didn’t even occur to me to write more. Well well, thanks for commenting 😀


  2. Baby,u really tried..GOD wil strengthen u more to overlook ur past coz u cnt do it all alone..u’ll neva miss ur step again nd u’ll be HAPPY from nw on..ALL WILL BE WELL{amen}


  3. I did give 6.5/10….yu knw why? Cos i tot i was going to hear d genesis of d breakup after that engrossing Intro…Nyc one tho…..


  4. Erm…i’m sure this dint hhappen to you but whoever it happend to and whenever it happened doesnnt make any difference. It’s just a big lesson for us all. The best of life is hidden in the hard times,so if we cant face the hard times,we wont gain experience,we wont learn and those are recipes for Success. Nice write up dear. I love this. (Y)


  5. I love your flair for writing in such a…shall we sa emphatetic yet realistic manner. You couldn’t have portrayed the picture of a roken heartd girl/guy any better. We all know you’re a marvel when it comes to writing so i won’t say “ur gud” or “9ce 1” I’ll simply say aim sky-fricking-high kuz i truly liv ur writing can & will take u 2d nxt level. Thumbs up!!


    1. Woooooow! I am speechless… You just inspired me! And you’ve made a part of my day. Thank you very much. You really don’t know how much I appreciate this. Thanks! 😀


  6. Whaoh, I lyk dis… Makes sense… Pls funke, can u direct me on how 2 create my own blog?… I love writing 2!
    Nyc one there!


  7. Thanks funke its exactly what I needed [ After a break-up doesn’t come the end of it all but the beginning of a more-fulfilled life which you never thought of at first.]I just ended a 3 yrs run and starting from tomorrow I will look at the brighter side of life and smile☺


    1. Yeah. Quite right. This was jus fiction tho. It didn’t happen to me X_x And yeah,it’s never a waste of time if you’ve learnt from it. Thanks a bunch for reading and commenting! Thanks!


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