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Loving me, loving you – On being single again

Loving me, loving you – Single by choice
19th February 2020
Loving me, loving you – challenges of singlehood
19th February 2020

On interviewing a few single people who were once married and are now widowed, divorced or separated these are some of the responses we got.

“I am grieving. It is like a part of me has died with my wife gone. I feel so lost, where do Ieven begin?”

“I feel so lonely sometimes. There is a companionship that I yearn from a partner that my children cannot give me.”

“Kwambie, where do I even begin looking for another partner? How do people even date these days? What is the dating scene like in Kenya these days?”

“For men it is easier to move on, for us women it is different. I am devoting my life to my church for the rest of my life. ”

“I am too old and then who will want me with my five kids?”

“No more beatings and being told of how stupid I am every single day. I may have less money but I have peace of mind and soon I will have my self – esteem back.”

“No relationship ever again for me. I am not ready to endure the hurt, pain and betrayal all over again.”

“I am so glad that that is over. That marriage was a big mistake. I am open to finding love again. And yes I will be married again, having learned from the mistakes of my first marriage, this time it will be for keeps.”

“The hustle is real after my husband left us, he simply does not provide for us financially anymore. Life is tough.”

“I hate Valentine’s Day!”

“Better having loved and lost than never having loved at all.”

Wow, quite moving those those thoughts are.

February 2020 – Loving me, loving you
On singlehood
© Kwambie Nyambane,
February 2020

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Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane is a Sales Force Effectiveness Manager in a leading bank in Kenya ‘by ', a passionate inspirational blogger 'by night'; and a wellness enthusiast championing healthy lifestyle choices. The founder and lead writer of this blog is a Bsc. Food Science and Post -Harvest Technology graduate of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi. Kwambie is a member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. She believes in taking life with a big spoon, seeing the cup always as half full, and enjoying the scenery in this journey called life. Kwambie is mother to one beloved son nicknamed "The Champ";, sister to Marci and beloved auntie to the A & Z girls. She and her family make Nairobi City, Kenya their home. This blog is dedicated to her parents Moraa and Nyambane for their awesome inspiration in her formative years, for being her pillar of strength through life, her siblings Marci and Joash, and to her son "The Champ" and her nieces who represent the generation that came after her. May the nuggets contained in this blog serve many generations, the world over to come.

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