The Wrong number – Episode 24
Three months after Daniel came back to Nigeria. I went to his place on a particular weekend to pay him a visit. I never knew he could cook, he cooked for me and I enjoyed the food I packed the dishes from the dining to the kitchen, he tagged along and we washed the dishes together. “Daniella!” He called out. “Yes” I answered while arranging the plates into the plate racks. “I’d like us to step up our friendship” he said. “Step up our friendship! How?” I asked “Daniella, I like you so much you know I really do and we really connected well. And I already know you are not in any relationship. Can you please give us a chance and let’s see how things go from here ”I just stood there, starring at him. “
Daniella say something” “I can’t date you” “Why?” “I don’t like you” “You are joking right?” “No I’m not” I said sternly “Daniella! “I’m in” I said smiling “Thank you” he said. He hugged me and kissed me on the forehead. “One more thing, Daniella, I don’t believe in pre-marital sex. I don’t know if you share my view” he said “It’s a lie, I can’t believe my ears, did I hear him right” I thought. “Did I hear you right?” “What is it, don’t…. “I can’t believe this is coming from a guy who lived all his life in America” I interrupted him. “Lets just say my grandma raised me well.
She thought me the ways of God and groomed me to be a man that i am today” “You and your ex girlfriend never got physical?” “Yes, she’s celibate, although hers is not for religious reasons” he explained“ I finally got what I ever wanted, a guy that won’t pressure me into having se.x” I thought. “Seriously I’m still surprised” I voiced out. “Really, sex is not love, if sex is love then prostitutes will be in love with all their clients” “Hmm! I’ve made quite a number of mistakes in the past and you’ve given me the opportunity to make things right again. “Thanks Daniel, God bless the day I met you” “Meaning we are officially dating right?” “Yes we are” I replied and we hugged each other. “I wished I’ve met this kind of guy earlier, maybe I will still be a virgin by now. But there are some things we can’t take back” I thought.