Tuesday, 6 August 2013

THE `LOVE` ISSUE by paul masha

Despite numerous attempts by my partner in crime on this blog(read Diaz) to convince me on the existence of the `mythology` that is love,I still categorically decline to acknowledge it.In all seriousness I fail to understand how on earth a normal human being in his/her right senses  would be `stupid` enough to offer their heart to someone else notwithstanding the fact that you do not know the intentions of this person.I can already visualize that grin on your face but hey,hold your horses and let me justify my claims.By the time i am through penning down this thoughts,you might get to understand why i choose to hold such a skeptical opinion on such a household issue.
In our lifetime, we have all had the privilege of attending a wedding or two.First thing that meets your eye when you walk into the venue of a wedding is the heart throbbing,mouth dropping,show stopping decor that leaves you filling the blanks on exactly how much was invested in the setting up of the occasion both in terms of hard cash and man power.And what for?Three or four years down the road you are again begged to go testify in a divorce case pitting the same couple against each other.For that reason I only attend weddings in an empty stomach since my sole purpose of being there is to devour the free food offered to me since the next time someone might offer me free food might be in the next life.How many couples do we know that have gone down the same path of separation after many years of self deceit all in the name of love?Try counting and you will be surprised at how fast you will run out of fingers.Surprisingly enough though,no weekend in Nairobi goes by without you coming across motorcades decorated in a manner likely to suggest that several weddings have taken place somewhere.We all know of many couples who have miserable marriages and relationships and who if given a second chance at life would not look twice in the direction of love.This is so evident in couples who sometimes go to the extent of  publicly showcasing  their utter dislike towards each other.More than often,this move leaves me begging for an explanation as to why people fall so helplessly in love just to fall out of if twice as fast.
I can bet that most of  those reading this piece have at some point in their lives fallen in love and some have had numerous relationships only to get hurt at the end of the road.That is just the bad part.The worst part of it all is how you get yourself into another relationship as if u completely learned nothing from the previous ones,and the unsurprising end to it all is how you add another injury to your already broken heart.For some reason,women are the most common victims of this feeling called love and I say blame it on the soap operas.Women PLEASE!The Alejandros` you see on T.V are just actors who get paid to act the `perfect gentleman`  so please get your act together and flash the thought of finding an Alejandro down the toilet.Numerous times you hear women quoting this phrase `All men are dogs,` and I don`t blame them but those soap operas that lead them into thinking that the real world is a soap opera,which it clearly is not.Women,you will kiss a thousand and one frogs and when you think you have found your prince,he`ll have the gait of frog,the mindset of a frog and the character of a frog.And if it hops like a frog,talks like a frog,and thinks like a frog,then my dear women,it most probably is a frog.In simple lame man terms,love is none existent and the `perfect man` is even further from existence.
It has been proven than a man will declare love to a woman just to get her into bed and not to entice  her into marrying him(unless she is a multimillionaire),and i am fully in support of this claim since no man on this earth needs a woman to nag him all through his miserable life.Or is there?Men have not,can not and will never change since the age of the Flintstones.Whereas women get into relationships and marriages in the name of love,men have always been after pleasure and in some cases,procreation just to please their aging folks with grandchildren.But cometh the hour,cometh the woman!The woman of this time and day has devised a method of counter attack against the our manly tactics,if you can`t get the love get the money,and the marriage bill if passed will be a woman`s best friend.Woe unto us men and especially the most common breed of us known as the seasonal players.Beware of who you intend on proposing to least you land yourself in prison or the dungeon of unending poverty due to the hefty fines you may end up coughing out.However the best way out of this situation is to,if you must,date an independent woman or better yet be the hit and run type.The latter is more encouraged due to its pocket friendly nature,no heart aches involved and you don`t have to believe in love,further more it is suitable for both sexes.
If you still have a grin on your face then this is probably not for you and marriage might still accidentally work for you,who knows?Well,what you have read is and will remain my opinion until i meet a woman that will prove me otherwise.Whether you relate to the content of this article or not,you are welcome to comment.Until next time KEEP ON KEEPING ON!