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Morning Teaser 'My mother is cheating on dad'

What would you do if you bumped into your mother having sex with another man?

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"Dear Pulse,

My name is Sandra. I am 24-years-old lady and still live with my parents. While growing up, I noticed one particular pattern whenever my parents quarrelled and it was always my dad accusing mum of infidelity but as a girl, I was always quick to support mum.

But I knew that my father was never a happy man and he always told me that mother cheated on him serially but because of the kids and his position in church, he would never contemplate a divorce.

But late last year, I got to find out that what my father has been saying all along has been the truth because I caught my mother red handed with a man in her bedroom.

Dad had travelled out of the country and all there was no one in the house apart from the maid. My three older siblings are all married and I was in the university, so the coast was quite clear for her. On the day I caught her, I had come back from school without informing anyone that I was coming home.

I got to Lagos in the evening and went to see some friends. I stayed with them for a while and got home at about 9pm. I notice that something was wrong because Margaret, the maid, was not very comfortable when I asked her where mum was. In truth, I never suspected anything, so I went straight to her room to check if she was in but on opening the door, I met the shock of my life.

A strange man was on top of my mother, having sex with her. I was so shocked that I screamed and fainted right there. When I came to, I found my mother sitting beside my bed but I told her I did not want her near me. She begged and begged but I stormed out of the house and went to spend the night with a friend.

I the morning, I went to my elder sister's place and told her what I saw but to my surprise, my sister told me she knew what mum was up to and that I should not tell dad about what I saw.

I have not been able to forgive her even though she has tried everything to make me do so; neither have I had peace in my heart as I get tempted every time to tell dad.

This secret is eating me up and I don't know what steps to take.


Dear readers, on Morning Teaser today, we ask: what would you do if you are in Sandra's shoes?

Would you tell your father that you caught your mum with another man on their matrimonial bed?»

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