The Mr. Good Collection by Evi Idoghor: Shifting On

Learn the earlier episodes of the Mr. Good Collection right here.


I discover myself placing in an additional effort to look cute to church today. I nonetheless take into consideration Church Crush. What if I stumble upon him, would he even acknowledge me? Does he bear in mind asking if I belonged to a neighborhood group? What are the chances of us sitting subsequent to one another once more? I don’t know, however as Mr. Not-So-Good suggested me: Que sera sera. No matter shall be, shall be.

Lastly, I moved ahead with my life. Away from the hopes that Mr. Virtually-Good and I’d ever communicate once more, not to mention be an merchandise. He often considered the content material I posted on social media, however by no means mentioned something about them. I lastly received my comfortable again. Neglect you, Mr. Virtually-Good!

I took a step of religion and began publishing my content material on a web site just like The Huffington Put up, and that stretched me as a author. I additionally received a writing internship with an organization in California. Issues have been actually trying up. Perhaps Mr. Virtually-Good was a distraction, I had by no means been extra assured in my desires and objectives since we stopped talking. Plus now I had a transparent head, no extra shoulda, woulda, couldas.

Then, in the future, I received a message on social media. From Perhaps Mr. Proper. You see, Perhaps Mr. Proper, and I had a factor up to now. We have been school sweethearts, and I might do something for him. I really like laborious and I’m tremendous loyal. We had loosely saved in contact through the years, however nothing greater than that. Once I acquired a “Whats up, how are you doing?” message from him, I felt, right here we go once more! I had lastly moved on and put males off my thoughts, and right here he was to mess up my peace. Anyway, I made a decision to be good, for previous occasions’ sake. There have been some backwards and forwards messaging on social media earlier than he requested for my quantity. Why did this situation look acquainted? I felt like I used to be having a déjà vu second.

He known as, and we talked for a bit bit on the telephone. Inside days of reconnecting with Perhaps Mr. Proper, he requested me to be his girlfriend. Perhaps Mr. Proper, I don’t soar into relationships identical to that. Initially, you aren’t Mr. Good; secondly, you actually don’t know who I’m. Simply because we received collectively 10 years in the past, doesn’t imply I’m the identical individual immediately. I voiced my opinions to him, however not in that method, and he agreed that we should always get to know one another higher first.

Now, Perhaps Mr. Proper was calling and texting me every single day, starting to offer me butterflies. However not just like the one Mr. Virtually-Good gave me. If Perhaps Mr. Proper gave me butterflies, then Mr. Virtually-Good gave me the whole backyard, abi cycle of life—from maggot to butterfly. Okay, I digress. I couldn’t assist however evaluate Perhaps Mr. Proper to Mr. Virtually-Good. He was handsome, had job, cared for me, and I loved speaking to him, however not as a lot as I did Mr. Virtually-Good. If my conversations with Mr. Virtually-Good have been deep, then these with Perhaps Mr. Proper have been on the shallow finish of the pool (possibly issues would change).

“However not everybody is ideal!” I heard my thoughts screaming at me. “Not each relationship begins off with loads of hearth; some take time to construct up.” Okay, okay, thoughts, I hear you! So might he be the one? I used to be starting to benefit from the consideration, I might get used to being requested every single day: How was your evening? Have you ever gotten one thing to eat? Name me whenever you get residence. Ah, the thrill of getting a member of the other intercourse take care of you; I had virtually forgotten what it felt like.

Perhaps Mr. Proper then instructed me in the future that he was going again to work (engineering). He labored offshore, and so our communication wouldn’t be as glorious.

“Okay, cool, we will speak every time it’s conducive, I’ve a detailed buddy who’s in the identical subject of engineering, and I don’t communicate to her for weeks at a stretch, so I understand how it’s,” I replied to him.

However the break in transmission solely made me miss Mr. Virtually-Good extra. The milestones I had reached and would have shared with him, the flicks I’d watched and wished to inform him about, simply life usually! I missed sharing it with him.

Yea, I do know I mentioned I used to be accomplished with him. I had actually moved on and was proud of the best way my life was, however that didn’t cease me from interested by our talks. How he would all the time inform me to maintain sizzling gist for him, how he all the time jogged my memory of how lovely I used to be, and the way he would say time stands nonetheless every time we’re on the telephone. Sigh! My darling Mr. Virtually-Good, how I miss you! These have been my ideas on a drive again residence in the future. I smiled and giggled on the issues we used to say to one another.

After which my telephone rings … Omg! Omg! It was Mr. Virtually-Good! Did he hear my ideas? Was he a fly on the wall in my automotive after I was pondering out loud to myself? My spirit will need to have despatched out a love sign. May he be again for good? Was he the one I had been ready for? May he be the one?

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About Evi Idoghor

Evi Idoghor is a Christian, author, content material creator, & contributor. Consumed by her love for writing and need to impact change, she launched her on-line platform Let’s Discuss Nation (, to faucet into her creativity and begin significant conversations that might make a distinction world wide. When she isn’t writing, spends her time speaking, studying and binge watching her favourite exhibits.

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