1. When you’re calculating how much you’ll have to spend on new weave, and you think of how much boys spend on ‘Gallas’

2. When you’re just sitting down jeje and you feel that evil pain on your side and you know your period is coming for you

3. When one yeye Tola has refused to give you ring, and you know how you’d have snatched yourself up if you were a boy

4. When you’re running up the stairs and your breasts think they can sabotage you with their weight

5. Who else knows the struggle of wanting to pee when you’re stuck in traffic with no where to go?

6. When you have to call structural engineer to help you design what you’ll sew with your aso-ebi and you remember ordinary kaftan and sokoto, and boys are set to go


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