ELIZABETH IS 14 YEARS OLDER THAN ME, BUT I LOVE HER.
By Mwebantu Trendsetters Two
My Name Is Dalitso Banda, I’m 25.
I misplaced each my folks when I used to be in Grade 8 at Kamwala secondary faculty in Lusaka.
I then began residing with my Uncle in Kabwata and it used to be there have been I met Elizabeth Tembo.
Elizabeth used to paintings as a space maid at my uncle’s position. Despite her being 14 years older than me, she used to be all the time just right to me. She is 39 years outdated.
My Uncle’s spouse by no means used to love me, she made my keep at her space a Living Hell. She by no means used to let me use anything else in the home with out first getting permission from her. I used to be additionally by no means allowed to make use of the toilet and bathroom from the primary space.
Two days sooner than sitting for my grade 9 examinations, my uncle and his spouse chased me from their position.
The explanation why they gave me used to be that there have been preserving younger ladies at house and that instances of defilement have been prime within the nation, so that they felt insecure with me round.
I spent that evening at Clans Bar in Kabwata then the next day to come, I met Elizabeth as I used to be strolling to School. She used to be additionally going for paintings.
And once I defined my state of affairs to her as a result of I used to be chased after she had knocked off, she felt sorry for me and instructed me to fulfill her at Pa Banda in Kamwala that very same day at 17hrs.
After faculty, I went pa Banda and waited for her. When she got here, we went to her space in Msisi Compound and that’s how we began residing in combination.
She helped me with faculty sponsorship till I finished my grade 12 and went to university to review nursing.
As time went via we fell in love and as I proportion this tale we have now two youngsters in combination even though Elizabeth has any other Child from an outdated courting. Her daughter is 15 years Old.
I used to be not too long ago recruited as a Nurse below the Ministry of Health and posted to Kasempa.
To date Elizabeth works as a maid in Libala level Two. Surprisingly, my family members who didn’t need to have anything else to do with me are actually in the leading edge telling me to go away Elizabeth on account of her occupation and the age distinction.
Even my workmates particularly women name me “Mario” as a result of I’m relationship a lady older then me. But what they don’t perceive is that Eliza is one one that helped me after I had no hope, she believed in me and subsidized my training, now that I’m playing lifestyles, they would like me to desert her. Is that honest other people? Please advise me now; must I depart her or I proceed being along with her. I would like your recommendation urgently since the drive from buddies and family members is an excessive amount of. Frankly, I really like her such a lot!
PICTURE: Elizabeth my spouse and me Dalitso her hubby.