SOULMATE Episode 8
hurting your parents is the worst thing a child can ever do ,I prayed to God to forgive me ,for all my wrong doing ..
leave my house ” dad yelled
taata (dad) please am sorry ” I said
you are sorry ,Jenny you got yourself pregnant and you are saying ,you are sorry ” mum said
mayo(mum) am really sorry ,I don’t know what happened “I said crying
you have disappointed me ” mum said
I looked at dad he was already in tears ,I have never seen my father cry before ..he touched his chest as he couldn’t breath properly ..
bashi mutale ,breath slowly ” mum said
ba mutale and my other siblings came
what is wrong ” ba Alfred asked
bring his inhaler” mum said
my brother brought his inhaler and he was fine ,he was breathing properly..
what is going on ” ba Alfred asked
I want this girl out of my house ” dad said
what did she do ” chileshe asked (fourth born)
she decided to get pregnant ” mum said
what ” ba Alfred yelled
ba jack ,ba mutale was just starring at me ..
ba mutale moved closer to me and gave me a hard slap ,my brothers have never in they life hit me even once, if anyone tried to beat me up at school or anywhere ,they would gang up and beat the person up ..
I truly broke my family’s heart..
mutale leave her ” mum said
all these years ,I invested everything in you ,I couldn’t sleep properly at night because I wanted you to become someone in future and here you are ” he said
ba mutale am sorry ,I will never do it again ” I said holding my cheek
you will never do what again?” ba jack asked
get pregnant ” I said
I want this piece of trash out of my house ” dad said
daddy please ” I begged
mutale take her to the man that did this to her ” dad said
she will go by herself ” he said
they packed my clothes in my school bag ,and chased me like a dog ..
I don’t want to ever see you again here ” dad said tears streaming down his face ..my dad was indeed hurt ..as I walked the streets of my village ,I couldn’t stop crying people starred at me but I didn’t care ..
will find a way ” he said
how Philip dad doesn’t want me near him ” I said
its okay my love ” he said
I crawled in bed and cried myself to sleep ,I was woken up by a female voice ..
hey ” I said stretching myself
is it true ” she asked
but why would dad chase you like that ” she asked
I don’t know chama” I said
what is Philip saying about this ” she asked
he said we will find a way ” I said
hope his way is a better one ” she said
I really hurt my family chama ” I said
what happened to using condoms ” she asked
I don’t know why he didn’t remember” I said
you are the key ” she said
it has already happened ,there is nothing we can do about it ” I said
she hugged me ..
Philip’s family went to pay for my damage but they were chased like dogs by my dad ..the family decided to get us married through the court non of my family members attended ..
our results are out ” she said
did you get yours ” I asked
we can go together ” she said
I rather not ” I said
come on just go get ” she said
what’s the use ” I asked
Jenny why do you hate yourself like this ” she said
chama we will go ” I said
go girl ” she said ..
we went to get the results and we both got 8points ,I wished I could show my family ..
what is it ” he asked
I have a terrible headache ” I said
have you taken some pain killers ” he asked
no ” I said
let me give you ” he said
he gave me some panadol and I slept ,when I woke up I was so hungry ,and my back was killing me ..I started preparing some food ..the pain in my back increased every minute .
I slept on the floor but nothing worked .
you are bleeding ” he said putting the plastic down
huh ” I mumbled
let’s go ” he said carrying me
he took me to the clinic ..
am sorry but you had a miscarriage ” he said
miscarriage ” Philip asked shocked
yes ,” he said
how ” Philip asked
due to stress ,and she wasn’t taking care of herself ” he said
Philip was quite ,I guess he was hurt aswell .. bana chansa came and did the cleansing process.. he didn’t talk to me for a week .
you are my husband ,why are you treating me like this ,you are not the only one who lost a baby ” I said
you killed my child ,so that you can go back to your family ” he said with so much anger in his voice
Philip ,I miscarried the baby ,its not my fault ” I said
you just wanted to go back to your family ” he said
Philip I love you and why can I ki*ll my own child ” I asked
can I know ” he said
I would try to touch him.but he didn’t let me ,he was so hurt about the loss of his baby …
we are moving to Lusaka ” he said
when ” I asked
next week ” he said
Philip am sorry ” I said
its okay ,this will be the new begin for us ” he said pecking my lips
I was glad he was getting better .
WRITTEN BY: DORICA MANDA