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The Stupid Things I Did For Love (Naija Single Girl).





This particular guy has my mumu button.
I’ll probably end up writing a whole book if I want to write about us so I’m just going to summarize 
as much as I can.
I met him in my mid teens and I told him I loved him that same day, that was in response to him using the L word on me. He was on a short holiday that period and we sat under the moonlight all night. I wasn’t living with my parents then. We kissed for about four hours and I slept in his arms on the bench outside, it was my second kiss and it made up for the shitty experience my first kiss was.
I was in love.
He told me he was going to marry me and I believed him.
He told me he was a secondary virgin and his first sexual experience was with a girl who raped him in his 100L, I believed him.
He asked if I was going to give him my virginity when I am old enough, I replied in affirmative.
He told me he is the best male dancer in Nigeria , I believed him. I would later realise the only dance he could dance is atilogu.
I use to sell the meat in my afternoon soup to my elder sister for N10, then when the N10 sums up to 
a hundred naira, I would add all of it and buy N100 recharge card for him.
He promised to buy me a Nokia GSM phone when I graduate from the university. Up till now nothing. I would have gotten white hairs from waiting.
Now back to the stupid things I did.
-I gave up my sleep completely. 12am to 4:30am were strictly for our midnight calls.
-He told me to watch porn, that it is good for me. And I should bring my questions to him for answers during midnight calls. I thought it was true love.
-The time he came to see me in my city, he said I should sneak him to my room so we can be alone together. I told him me, my brothers and sisters shared one room. We strolled round the city and ended up in one local bar where we were the only customers, he bought malt for N70 with N1000 and when the old lady who owned the bar went out to look for change, he said, “let him feel you with my fingers before she returns.” She came in faster than he anticipated, caught us in the act and chased us away from her bar. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
-I saved all my ‘pocket’ money for seven months and used all of it to fund my transportation to see him in another city for a whole day. My parents were not aware of my whereabouts. He introduced me as his ‘small friend’ to his friends.
-I stole my dad’s half bottle of perfume and wrapped it as a gift for him during Valentine. Instead of him to graciously accept, he asked why the perfume is half.
-I cooked palm oil rice and took it to him when I travelled to see him. He said the rice is nice but why didn’t I add iced fish.
-He is the one that ‘grounded me’ until I thought I was pregnant. When I couldn’t stop panicking he sent me MTN N400 Recharge card for abortion.
These are the ones I can remember for now. Funny enough I still love him to this day. πŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆ
So yeah, this is our topic for the week. What are the most stupid things you have done for love? It could me the sum of many stupid things or one big stupid thing. No shame here.
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Oh wow. The hilarity. So I culled this from Naija Single Girl's blog  and it really gave me a good laugh this tense Monday morning. Made me remember all the stupid things I did. I'm sure it made you remember yours too. SPILL!!!


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Comments

  1. Omg NSG is hilarious. I'm in love with her

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  2. lol @ why is the perfume half?
    Cant blame the nigga. Really tho...why give him half perfume as a gift?

    Geez. I havent done any stupid thing in the name of love. Im gangster like that. I love with sense.

    Peace

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  3. I left Abuja to camp in a guy's house in Lagos. I was meant to go for Farafina trust workshop. After doing all the wahala on application stages, I got it and never went. Me and guy never did anything even though we dated for 3yrs. I don't know why his mum didn't knock sense into our brains. She kept calling me our wife and taking me places.

    My mom found out and I got the beating of my life.

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  4. I haven't done anything stupid in the name of love but I remember many years ago being proposed to with no ring except a plate of rice and juice at Tantalizers. We were less than 20 years old and planning to get married whilst still struggling to pass jamb.SMH

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  5. Yeah I have done a lot of stupid things for love,
    Gave my first ex bf my fridge while in Skool,till date the idiot never returned it, told me it was seized by the police and I regretted ever loving him.
    Since then I love with my head and not my heart.

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    1. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I don't know why this was the funniest to me. I need to understand the story behind the police seizing someone's fridge.

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  6. Lol, this is very funny, I don't think I've done any stupid thing for love but I think I might have made some people do some really stupid things in the olden days.

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  7. "This particular guy has my mumu button". I read this first line and went "tell me about it!" In my head. Reading further though, It became clear that I actually know NOTHING about this definition of it, because Mba! no particular guy has ever really had that mumu button of mine.
    Most stupid things I can remember doing for love is loaning out my hard earned money and never getting it back , and sex without protection.
    I was born cynical to the man and woman kind of love, ever suspicious and ever guarding against being taken advantage of.

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  8. In fact this topic just got me kinda annoyed, reminds me of when I was a teenager. Stupid teenage love, hiss.

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  9. 12:30 - 4:30am midnight calls back then

    And in recent times, talking till 2am on a weekdayπŸ˜©πŸ™ˆ

    I will now wake up grumpy and angry at the world as if nah demsend me message! Chai! Never again mehn!
    I'm sure my heart is doing *yinmu* for meπŸ˜‚πŸ™ˆ

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    1. Awwww. Someone's in a relationship. 😊

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  10. 12:30 - 4:30am midnight calls back then

    And in recent times, talking till 2am on a weekdayπŸ˜©πŸ™ˆ

    I will now wake up grumpy and angry at the world as if nah demsend me message! Chai! Never again mehn!
    I'm sure my heart is doing *yinmu* for meπŸ˜‚πŸ™ˆ

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  11. Nope.. Never done any stupid thing for love.. too cynical, too proud..

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  12. Tooo much sense cannot allow me be a mumu for love, that's not necessarily a good thing.

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