PART II: At 13, I was caught writing a love letter to Monday. That fateful Saturday, I will never forget.

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#Flashbackfriday At 13, I was caught writing a love letter to Monday. That fateful Saturday, I will never forget.

  I was 13-Years-Old, my breasts were a little bit bigger than a peanut and I hated life. It was very important to me that I started wearing bra as soon as possible. This is not because I was in ...

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Gayle King and Oprah Winfrey’s Fierce Bond: How Their 40-Year Friendship Has Outlasted Every Rumour, Spat and Scandal

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From Crashing Weddings to Being a Celebrity Photographer, Akintayotimi’s Success Story is Rooted Firmly in Perseverance

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Ignoring The Signs Is A Good Way To End Up At The Wrong Destination : Diary of an Abused Woman

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“I Have Learnt To Never Judge People By Their Mistakes Because I Have Made Some Myself”- Vector on Recovering From Downtime

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Multi-cultured Marriages and Inter-racial Relationships – The Story of the McClure Family

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“Still Wearing My Accent as a Badge of Honor” : Diary of Naija Girl Living in London

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Oprah Signs $1 Billion Deal With Apple: 4 Things #OprahTaughtMe About Business

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Emotional Abuse Through the Eyes of the Perpetrator

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That Time I Tried on Love That Wasn’t Mine

I remember that time I tried on love that wasn’t mine. I convinced myself that it fit. The owner wore it without discomfort but love itself told me it belonged to me. I’d watch the owner wear it, ...

20 Profitable Business Ideas That Require #100,000 Start-up Capital

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I got married to a man who has a 15-year-old daughter, six months ago. She lives with us in Port Harcourt. She is the exact replica of her mother (I would have preferred she looked like my husband th...