When you get robbed- part 1

There’s nothing that prepares you for home robbery. Burglars don’t stick a “So, You’re About to Be a Home Invasion Victim” pamphlet in your gate a few days before they come to your house.

Burglary is a scenario you don’t think about because until it happens to you, it’s something that only happens to other people. The experience, as most victims will tell you, is one that leaves you traumatised and very violated.

I was lucky to grow up in a house that was never robbed. Locking doors at night was not mandatory. I grew up in a homestead where boys didn’t use catapults like neighborhood kids but pellet guns to shoot at birds. What a feast we would have afterwards? Doves were a real treat. The storeroom door still bears testimony to the many days of target shooting; to this day it is still decorated with a thousand bullet holes.

Editor's Comment
Women's bodies are not a man's playground!

In most of these cases, all this violence is done in the name of love! Love is a beautiful thing and no one who claims to love another can ever wish harm on the object of their affection let alone inflict pain upon them.A few weeks ago, the nation was shaken following the gruesome murder of two little innocent souls by their father, who after that painful act committed suicide. One of the biggest challenges that we face as a nation is that we...

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