The subject of this week’s Sunken Ships is Arike* (26), who tells us how her mum was her best friend until she came out to her as bisexual.
Angela* was her father’s favourite child, and he made it obvious. They did everything together, but all that changed when she decided she no longer wanted to be a Christian.
For Miliscent, her dog meant everything. In this week’s Sunken Ships, she talks to us about having a dog as a best friend, how she owes her ability to move her right hand to him, and how her Uncle’s carelessness made her lose him.
Debo* was Bola’s* older cousin and closest friend. When Debo’s mum — Bola’s favourite aunt — died, they both had different responses to the loss, and their relationship never recovered from it. Here’s Bola’s story:
Alex* had bumped into Femi* at every summer lesson they attended. So, it was natural they became friends. From friends, they started dating. Now, they haven’t spoken in years. Here’s Alex’s story:
Tobi* loved their dad. They were the best of friends and did everything together. But things changed and they started to fight too much, until Tobi felt the only solution was to put as much distance between them as possible.
Amaka* and Sade* were bunkmates, best friends and, to some people, sisters. Throughout their secondary school years, they took care of one another, but their friendship took a turn after graduation when Amaka* realised just how rich her friend was
Omotola* and Tunde* dated for four years. It was her first relationship and she considered him the love of her life. In this article, she talks about their relationship, how they transitioned to friends and why she can never talk to him again. Here’s her story:
Adaeze* and Billie* have been friends for a year and five months. In this episode of Zikoko Sunken Ships, they discuss pursuing a romantic connection and why they’re choosing to be just friends even though they’re still in love with each other.
Mary* and Joseph* are exes who dated for less than a year. In this episode of Zikoko Sunken Ships, they discuss how they should’ve been friends before jumping headfirst into a relationship, and how their friends influenced their breakup. Here’s their story:
For *James, *Annabelle was his soulmate. Two years ago, he ruined his chance to keep her in his life forever, but blames his self-destructive behaviour for the loss of their relationship. Here is his story:
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: