Ladies, socks and sex are not birthday gifts

Ladies, socks and sex are not birthday gifts

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I was celebrating my 29th birthday on Friday the 13th of March, and my biggest prayer was to not get socks as a birthday gift.

Socks are not a gift. Socks should be rejected by all men as birthday gifts. I also believe that when Lailah Gifty Akita said, “A birthday is a glorious day filled with good laughter, gladness and great memories,” she absolutely did not include receiving socks as a part of creating great memories. Well, I went on to post the pairs of socks I got as a ‘teaser gift’ on Whatsapp. This was after I had made a declaration a few days before that I don’t mean to be ungrateful, but I don’t think socks are a thoughtful gift gesture. I...




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