Category: Series

Weekly series by specific writers

Paper and Ink, Series

NON FIRST DATE (6)

  By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda There’s a thin line between following our instincts and over reacting. In a relationship, the difference between the two often drives couples apart. My instincts started acting up when I realized you were more distant than usual. The frequent calls and messages had trickled to a once a week or twice if we were lucky. […]

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Alcoholics Anonymous (3)

    By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda I soon realized my new flame liked drinking just to get drunk. He drank before breakfast, in the middle of the day and before coming to see me. You may ask yourself who doesn’t drink to get drunk. The truth is that the average drinker doesn’t aim become intoxicated when they drink. They drink […]

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Alcoholics Anonymous (2)

       By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda I want to ask you, for a moment, to picture what an alcoholic looks like. Does this person have bloodshot eyes? Do they have disheveled hair? Do they move with a bottle everywhere? Could it be that person next to you who seems to enjoy having a good time every once in a […]

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Non First Date (5)

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda: I thought when you travelled, that would be the beginning of a new chapter for us. At first I was terrified, scared and worried. Our relationship was young and we hadn’t been separated for any long lengths. Longest we had gone without seeing each other was a week and even then we had been texting and […]

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