Here’s the continuation of the Breaking the Silence series. If you haven’t read any of the episodes and/ or have missed any episodes/ or can’t remember them; here’s the first: And the news came, the second The situationship, The Situationship 2, The End and a Beginning and The End & A New Beginning 2.
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…… She read all 22 messages, laughing at the desperation to hear gist in Linda’s messages. Rather than text a response, she decided to call her.
After the call, she checked her other whatsapp messages. Regular group convos, and …… a message from Chike “Hi, how are you?”
Like seriously, how am I?
I’m peachy, very fabulous!
Lol! Angry female alert!!!
I need to get over this guy and all other guys and I need to do it fast. Like one line from him and I am cave girl all over.
Seriously, the line probably meant nothing to Chike; he was cunning like that and might just have been catching trips. Meanwhile; here I was, about to burst a vein. Smh for myself.
Anyways, Ada wasn’t going to reply that message; at least not this night. She had had enough of the day.
Just before she drifted off to sleep a text came in. curious she checked her phone; it was from Mofe saying goodnight.
She went to bed with a smile on her face.
The coming weeks were drama-filled for Ada.
She avoided speaking with Chike and only responded to his messages r calls when it was absolutely necessary. But he was persistent! Like he invented the word.
At the same time Mofe was pursuing her like with all he had. Mofe was a sweetheart, but she just wasn’t ready to commit to a relationship with him. He said all the right things, made all the right promises, but Ada was like; been there done that! Lol!
She threw herself into the final details for Linda’s wedding and when that day came it was so beautiful, Ada teared up a number of times and she wasn’t a crier.
Their friends came in for the wedding so it was a sort of girls’ reunion.
In one of their men bashing/ advice offering sessions, it just clicked; Sola and Chike!!!
Sola was an ex-coursemate of theirs who rarely kept in touch. She was such a special person, peculiar in her own way. Sola wouldn’t keep in touch for months, but in your hour of need she was one person you could bank on, not just count on.
She came in for Linda’s wedding from Port-Harcourt where she worked and it was like they had never been apart. To be friends with Sola, you just needed to understand her and give her the space she needed when she needs it. And, what set the light bulb off in Ada’s head; she and Chike were so alike in their relationship ideals! With her (Ada and Chike), she had thought the law of opposites thingy would be what they had going for them, unfortunately; that didn’t work out. Their differences was responsible for all the fights they had. So….. maybe with someone more like him; they will be in sync! Why didn’t she think of this all the while? Ever since that text, Chike had been hounding her. He wanted them back together, but she was having none of it. Maybe if she hooked him up (discretely ofcourse on his part), he will let her go; focus on the new catch.
But she will pre-inform Sola though. Sola was too solid a friend for her not to fully disclose.
“Ok!” Was Sola’s response when she spoke with her about it. Her face lit up in a mischievous smile. “Let’s have a bit of fun!”
Classic Sola! The plan was to get Sola to run into them; Chike had been asking for a meeting, she will indulge his request and somehow get him to meet Sola.
Either way, whatever the outcome of the meeting; she wasn’t leaving the meeting with Chike still nursing a come-back bid.
She invited Mofe to Linda’s wedding (more like he made her invite him, lol). She forgot she had also invited Chike sometime in the past. Or maybe she didn’t forget, she just had not expected him to attend. Even when they were together he always had an excuse why he couldn’t be at family events.
So it was very surprising when he showed up at the reception!
They had ushered in the couple, the reception was in full swing with the MC piloting the affairs, the bridesmaids and groomsmen had left the couple and joined the party. Ada had gone to sit with Mofe and his friend, and just like in the movies; Ada’s gaze was pulled to one of the entrances and there was Chike walking in with two of his friends.
She stopped mid-sentence with her mouth open in shock, her smile froze, her throat was suddenly dry.
She managed to end the sentence and promptly excused herself to go block him off before he came in and made a scene at Ada’s wedding.
Walking on rubbery legs she searched her brain for what she would say to him; empty, she came up empty. She felt like everyone in the party was watching her; which couldn’t be but it felt that way. The MC’s voice fell away, all felt silent and all she could hear was white noise. Her mind went over all the possible reasons Chike could have for coming to the wedding. In her mind’s eye she saw him walking in angrily, seeing her with Mofe and making a scene.
She would just die from mortification.
She was so lost in thought she didn’t see the waiter until she had bumped into him.