Relationships, explained

Relationships, explained

Dear future kids, I grew up in a Burundian home where the subject of relationships and many other topics were nonexistent. As a result, I might have trouble explaining different things to you, but this is me trying my best in case I take after my parents. I will use...
Ushaka kuba umugabo?

Ushaka kuba umugabo?

I am 100% Burundian, shaped like a typical Burundian girl: slim above the waist but thick af below… So back in 2012, I was a student at a local University (I live in Alberta, Canada). Everything was good until I met this Burundian guy through a mutual friend. We...
My Rwandan prince charming

My Rwandan prince charming

His mind was so mind blowing I wanted to study him. We were so different. He’s this religious guy and I barely go to church (literally). He doesn’t drink and I’m Burundian (need I say more?). We had completely different opinions about almost everything: topics such as...
Dear Ashley (Part 3)

Dear Ashley (Part 3)

Part 3: the End. (Click here to read Part 1) (Click here to read Part 2) Hello Ash! This one will be quite short. I am very grateful to God; this really was such wonderful therapy. I should have done it earlier. See, it wasn’t just about letting my hurt and anger out...
Rukundo…

Rukundo…

Uva he? Impinga n’imihingo nagenze, Ntaho nakubonye. Usa gute? Abeza bose, Bamwe twumva ngo bitwa Maziyateke, Ntawe nabonye musa. Rukundo, Ko ivy’ubu vyose umuntu avyiga, Hari n’abiga kwigisha, Mbere n’abiga kwiga. Ariko, Nabuze aho bigisha...
Dear Ashley (Part 2)

Dear Ashley (Part 2)

Part 2: From Heartbreak to Heartbreak (Click here to read Part 1) Hello Ash! Now that I’ve already introduced you to everyone, I guess I can talk to you straight up. It took me a while to have the courage to start this letter, and I honestly still don’t know where I...