Part 10: TwoZero

sWhat if I never accepted Jamil on Snapchat? What if Jamil was single when I fell for him? What if Ahmed never listened to his friends? What if I never met Jamil and it was all Ahmed? All these were questions that I could have never found answers to. Waking up to the missed calls and…

Part 9: Bermuda Triangle

This story is not fictional the only thing changed are the names, Last last you go still read am. We’ve been dating for 7 months now and probably broke up more than 3 times but there was something about Ahmed , his persistence was key because I loved how he refused to give up on…

Part 8: What’s Louis, my killa?

Jamil is telling me how much he misses me and that he needs me back in his life. He says he’s ready to leave Khadija so that we can finally be together. Should I buy it? I mean obviously the feelings weren’t fully extinguished so I’m tempted at this point to go back to him…

PART 7: Childish Games

My side chick days were finally over and behind me. Ahmed made me feel special, in a way that I had never felt before. Everything was amazing, the love was mutual. Ahmed was leaving the country soon and he made sure he’d visit every night and sometimes his cousin would accompany him. He hardly ever…

Part 6:The Alibi

It’s the first time we’ve ever met, so I’m full of emotions. I want to get out of the car and just shut the door as hard as I can…but the other part of me wants to stop time and enjoy this moment. I notice that Ahmed was calling me, but I failed to pick…

Part5: Sabali Showdown

“Why is Khadija asking me if you have a boyfriend ? I’m wondering why she won’t ask you herself” said Yasmin(mutual friend with Khadija) My heart suddenly plunges to my stomach , and I’m trying to concentrate on my driving . Khadija has played her first move… There she was, dressed in an outfit that…

Part 4: Sitting Duck

Time frame: August 2015 (the stories featured on Diary of a Side Chick are 99.9% true) “He’ll handle it,” I repeated it over and over again. Now I’m scolding myself, at what point did I ever think it was okay to keep pursuing this? My sister had warned me about a situation like this but…

PART 3: THE SUPERMARKET

My friend Khadija, just discovered that I’m in love with her boyfriend. I’m sure at this point she’s scrolling through messages of me actually confessing the love I have for him!!! Jamil made me feel all kinds of good so parts of me did not feel so guilty. I quickly locked my phone and stuffed…

Part 2: SNAPCHAT MISTRESS

  So I’m in love with my friends boyfriend. But at this point I’m trying to justify my actions..she never told me who he was so obviously I’m going to act like he never told me who his girlfriend was…even though he did.  I really didn’t care, my mission was to make him fall for…

Part 1 Intro: JAMIL

  How did I go from sitting home on Saturday night to notoriously managing to hang out with 5 different guys at Ole? So about 2 years ago, I was just sitting in my father’s living room minding my business when I got a notification on Snapchat that a friend had added me. I check…