Afraid to love (Complete Story)

HAPPY NEW MONTH FAM –  Here’s one of our old stories for the benefit of those who haven’t read it before. In this world, they say love brings peace, joy and calmness to one’s heart, some believe it brings it’s pain and sacrifices along, but at the end; Love always…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 35

35 By Patience Ahworegba 104 “What’s going on here?” a familiar voice questioned. The laughter ceased. Purity stole a glance at the intruder. She’d seen that face before. It was the same woman who had created a scene at her office. What was she doing here? “Who are you?” she…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 34

His smirk could be heard, it filled the entire room. “Always Jeremy Broderick. Why did you choose him?” Purity s—-d in a breath. The voice – she had never heard it before. “Who are you? Why don’t you show your face?” He wasn’t going to, not yet. He’d remain hidden…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 33

“I’m leaving now. Bye papa.” she said and found her way out of her dad’s office. “Tricia,” David called to her retreating figure. He sighed sadly as she did not respond to his call. It was really devastating. He shook his head, he must work now, then get home to…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 32

By Patience Ahworegba 95 The wooden door flung open, without a knock. That sent Supt Cayson’s head upwards, towards the direction of the door. He frowned. He hated being rudely interrupted. He got ready to lash the offender with angry words. A female figure bounced in. The frown on his…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 31

By Patience Ahworegba 92 * * * Tricia neatly arranged her hair. She had a sly smile on her lips. She slowly let her eyes access her whole body. Sensing her dress was still in order, she concluded that she was perfectly dressed for Jeremy and him alone. She couldn’t…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 30

By Patience Ahworegba 89 “What the hell is this?” Jeremy asked to no one in particular, his tone mixed with amazement and anger. Darren and Allan rushed to his side and saw what got him pissed. They both gasped. “Its Tricia,” Darren whispered. This could be it. It could prove…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 29

By Patience Ahworegba  86 Her thoughts travelled back to when she first rode in Jeremy’s car. It was a surprise. He took her to his home and she met his dad for the first time. At that moment, her face grew pale, she felt pangs of loneliness. She so much…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 28

By Patience Ahworegba 83 “Yes,” Allan said to his phone as he continued to scribble words on a white file on his table. “Have a great day.” He took the phone off his ear and tapped the red button. That was Darren. He had informed Allan that their plan was…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 27

By Patience Ahworegba 80 Allan lifted his hands up – a sign of surrender. “We have to remain here,” Jeremy insisted. “Why don’t you give us the d–n reasons. Then we’ll decide whether to stay or not.” Darren propounded, seriously. “I agree with him,” Allan seconded. Jeremy sighed. These men,…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 26

“What are you going to do to me?” Purity asked with a shaking voice. “Nothing, yet my love,” Ernest replied. “You have a very smooth skin despite the fact that you’ve been here for days.” “Days?” Purity repeated. He had drugged her, but how could she be unconscious for days.…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 25

By Patience Ahworegba  74 She took a deep breath. The pains she felt were really agonizing. It had spread from her head to the other parts of her body. Something had to be done. The need for her to feel her temperature surged through her entire being. She had to…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 24

By Patience Ahworegba 71 34 “It has to be here,” a male voice whispered to a person behind him. They were both in a control room. The room was dark as night. In order to aid their vision through the room, flashlights was with each of them. The lights kept…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 23

By Patience Ahworegba 68 “Even on your sick bed, you are being unkind to me.” He scoffed. “I am not sick. I am doing just fine. I want to be alone.” he emphasized on the last word. She let his hand drop to the bed. “I don’t trust you, I’m…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 22

Jeremy’s last sentence struck her. It felt like she was stabbed with a very sharp dagger. She’d have preferred the physical pain to the emotional pain. It really hurt bad. At that moment, she wondered who was lying to who – she or Jeremy? Nothing of what he said was…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 21

By Patience Ahworegba 62 “What did you come here for?” Jeremy questioned. His back faced Ernest’s back. Purity was directly facing him. “To greet my in-law. Your wife,” Ernest replied through gritted teeth. Jeremy smiled. “Why is that difficult for you to answer? You didn’t tell me you’ll stop by.”…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 20

By Patience Ahworegba 59 FEW DAYS LATER “Ma’am, so you’d be resigning after your marriage to Mr. Broderick?” Heather asked with inquisitive eyes. Purity laughed softly. “Yes. The distractions would be too much for me and I can’t work under him.” “Distractions?” Heather repeated. “I don’t understand.” With squinted eyes,…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 19

By Patience Ahworegba 56 Ernest fed her till she was drunk, really drunk. Purity didn’t know what she was doing anymore. She felt her head spinning, she was unable to think clearly, she felt dizzy as well. She had no idea what was happening to her or around her. She…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 18

By Patience Ahworegba  53 “What do you mean you’ve come to take me ‘to where I belong?’” Purity tried her possible best to hide her excitement. She was filled with joy. Jeremy had come to take her, not to fight with her. Her heart leapt with joy. “You belong to…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 17

By Patience Ahworegba  49 Files piled up on his desk and Adam his P.A kept bringing in more and more files. They all needed his signature. He wished Adam could sign just like him so he’d get to sign on those papers. Jeremy was in no mood to work. He…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 16

By Patience Ahworegba 46 Purity hadn’t turned to looked at the person. Now she had to. Slowly, she turned around. That face-the face she never wanted to see faced her, smiling. She could feel her heart ripping out of her chest. What was going on? Jeremy had a cousin and…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 15

By Patience Ahworegba 43 “Do you want this engagement party or not?” Jeremy asked his father. He had been arguing with his father for over twenty minutes. He wanted the party while his father did not. Edwin Broderick might have brought them together, but the decision was his to make.…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 14

What is he talking about? Of course, she had agreed to marry him and that’s why she had to reveal everything to him. He had to know the truth. “Yes, Jeremy. I will marry you and that’s why I need to -” Purity felt a hand, brushing her hair. Her…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 13

By Patience Ahworegba 38 He hauled himself off the chair. “You promised to come back.” “I was drunk for crying out loud! I didn’t do those things on purpose. You know I never wanted to do that. I was so naive. You got me drunk and attempted to kiss me.…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 12

Ernest drove this strange lady to his favourite bar-the bar he had met Melisa the first time. Why was he taking her there? He only took special women there. This woman had been stalking his Melisa. He caught her doing so. He didn’t know how long she had been stalking…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 11

By Patience Ahworegba  32 “Go on. Carry out your threat.” she insisted. Deep within her, she was quivering. He inhaled deeply. “Are you alone?” She smiled. “Yeah.” Quickly, he lowered the gun, dipped it at the back of his trousers, probably at the waist. He reached out for her hand…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 10

By Patience Ahworegba   29 The stars filled the night sky. The moon was full. The lights produced by the electric bulbs of the restaurant and street lights gave beauty to the surrounding. It was a very unusual night. People flooded the street as well as the restaurant. Was as if…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 9

By Patience Ahworegba  25 Edwin was startled. The glass had missed his mouth and spilled on his singlet. This was bad. He dropped the glass quickly. “Are you mad? Jeremy what is wrong? You see what you made me do? You really scared me. I don’t have a heart for…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 8

This sight of her really touched him. Her crying state. She looked like an innocent child and an angel whenever she wept. This was what he always fell for. It wasn’t working this time, he wouldn’t fall for it. Lifting himself up from the swivel chair, he found his way…

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Afraid To Love – Episode 7

She gazed at him, her mouth gape. “You…you…she actually wanted that?” He nodded. “Jeremy is not aware. If he’d known, he would have forced you to marry him.” She agreed. “Yeah. He would. Know what he did today?” “What?” “He barged into my office. Pleaded with me to get along…

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