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Days of darkness

Bourne

19 Dec, 2014 08:53 PM

Well this a real story of my friend Nikita. It is not so much of a story than her life as of yet which is so full of pain and suffering that now she thinks she is never gonna be happy again. She thinks the only solution of her problems is to end her life. So i wanna share her story and would love to have ideas and comments upon it.

Hailing from an Indian brahmin family nikita has always been a shy, obidient and a studious kinda girl. She always scored good marks and did what was told to her without any questions. It was 6 years years ago that I first noticed her in my school. She looked very dull and sad as if something really bad had happened to her. I was curious so I inquired about her from my friend and other girls who knew her. To my surprise, i found that something really terrible happened. Her mother passed away all of a sudden because of an accident. That news really moved me and it made a soft corner in my heart for her but i never got the opportunity to talk to her, so things went by.

As time passed, her memories faded away. I was busy preparing for my board exams and so were everybody. I passed my high school with good marks and had a farewell with some great memories the nostalgia of which still haunts me in lonely times. I hadn't got a chance to talk to nikita yet and i forgot her.

Then came the Facebook revolution and we all school friends were in touch through facebook. I was in my first year in college having summer vacations that i found nikita in facebook. I couldn't recognize who she was but when i saw her pics i was shocked. I remembered her as the sad girl but was surprised because in her pics she looked really beautiful and happy but yes pics do lie. I sent her a request and it was through Facebook that we first talked.. Soon we became friends and talked a lot over the phone as it was her vacations as well and she got nothing to do. Then we started dating and i used to see her everyday and take her out in my bike but we both knew that it cannot be anything serious coz we both had a long life of college ahead at different cities very far from each other.

And so after a month of dating with her i went back to my college and got busy and so did she but we continued talking over the phone each day like girlfriends and boyfrds and she used to tell me about all her problems she had been facing since her mother died and how her father married another woman who did nothing but lavished all the money he'd earn and that he didnt minded and he lavished partying around too saving nothing by the end of the month. Her father was a patient of diabetes. He stopped caring about himself and ate all kind of junk food since his wife died. I would listen to all her family issues and her personal problems patiently and I cared about her. Then one day she confessed that she loves me and wanted to have me as her life partner to which i was speechless. But I didnt wanted to break her heart coz she was already so broke so i accepted her proposal but never said anything about marrying because I never liked the idea of marrying. Anyways we were now officially in a long distance relationship.

Things went by and I used to meet her on my vacations when i went home. Then after a year or so, my relationship with her ran its course and we broke off with each other because of various reasons but particularly because our thinkings never matched. But i cared for her so i used to call her every once in a while. Although she was not showing but she was really hurt because of the breakup. I told her that she can be my best friend if not girlfriend to which she agreed and we kept talking and sharing everything as always.

Days passed away and her father started being ill more often. She had to leave her studies in between and go back home to take care for her father. This is where her destiny took a sharp turn. The fear of losing her father took over and she became like a slave in her own home.. From sunrise to sunset she would do all the homely chores including cooking, cleaning the house and taking care of her father. All the while her step mom did nothing but gave her commands and list of items to shop. Months went by like this and she forgot going back to the college except just to give her final exams which obviously didn't went well. Her fathers condition went from bad to worse and he had to get admitted to hospital. The hospital in our city was not good so they asked her to transfer him to another hospital in a different city very far. They did so and after a month of serious surgeries and medication her fathers life was saved but still critical.

Nikita's father was brought back to his home but he was to be given great care which nikita gave along with doing all household chores. Her days went by changing bed sheets, bathing his father and cleaning after him along with cooking food and cleaning the house. All the while her step mom didnt do nothing but looked after her small son. To make matters worse she often called in her relatives who'd stay for days and Nikita had to work even more work taking good care of her step mom's relatives. While Nikita worked as a slave in her own house, her friends graduated from college with flying colors and she barely passed.

Her father's condition became good gradually because of the intense care from her daughter. He started walking only to go back to his party lifestyle and old addictions. And then he fell even more sick, he had a nervous breakdown, paralysis, vasculytis and what not in just a month after being saved from death. Again he was admitted to hospital. Nikita would get up at 5 am, make breakfast for everyone, pack tiffin for her step mom's son, clean the house and by 7 am she would be in the hospital where she would have to sit all day crying and changing clothes of her father which ofcourse is so difficult for a girl. She would have to ask for help to some random men to get her father up and take him to the toilet since the nurses are not always available in a govt.hospital. The strangers would often refuse to help and so she would have to clean up her father's mess. While she cleaned up after him, his father would often beat her or slap her because of the disease that affected his mind and he didn't even rememberd anything. The docs told her finally that her father would never become normal nor would he be able to stand up as his brain has been affected but he would live so long as they care and give him medicines only to keep him alive.

This goes on even to this day. She is broke, penniless and she aint getting any help. When she called her relatives they told her that its her fault that she never got a job and she didnt work hard. They even blame her of being a girl and told her that had she been a boy then this wouldnt have happened. Getting help from nowhere Nikita finally lost faith and tried to commit suicide as her only way to escape her miserable life but she was saved as the poison wasnt too strong.

It was recently that i talked to her after a long time and got to know about her situation. She talked about committing suicide again as the only way to attain freedom as she cannot stop caring for her dad which she had been doing for past 1 year. I somehow convinced her not to commit suicide and that things will only get better now but i dont see it how. She can get a job and start a new life away from everything and i am ready to help her financially and morally but she cannot leave her father to die nor is it allowed to give mercykilling to a patient in India. And as for her stepmom, well she still resides in their home doing nothing. On top of that step mom somehow managed to get all the property and a lot of jewels on her name leaving nothing for nikita. Now nikita works as a slave from sunrise to sunset going from hospital to home and from home to hospital thinking that it is her destiny and she is good for nothing. I pray to god everyday and ask him to bring an end to her dark days but it doesn't happen.

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teferi says:
22 Dec, 2014 10:22 AM

god bless she,coz there is no child like she in this time

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Shilpa Das says:
25 Dec, 2014 02:22 PM

Someone told me that...Remember the sun is bound to rise after prolonged darkness.
sooooo don't worry....

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megan says:
26 Dec, 2014 11:55 PM

I've known many people with problems and hence wanted to end their life and it still scares me and always will what you need to do is keep their spirit up give them hope that every thing will be OK you not only have to trust in your self but in her as well

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Bourne says:
29 Dec, 2014 12:19 PM

Thanks you megan, teferi and Shilpa. I somehow convinced her not to commit suicide and now her father has died so now things have gone light for her. But still she is very upset yet.

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Bourne says:
29 Dec, 2014 08:37 PM

Thankyou teferi, shilpa and megan. Nikita's father is dead now.. She had finally become free of serving him but the grief of losing a father haunts her..

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alison says:
30 Dec, 2014 11:23 AM

oh my GOD be wid her and let her trust in you every cloud has a silver lining

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angie says:
09 Jan, 2015 04:54 AM

God is good all the time...everything happened to you has its reason..just continue praying..help her God..

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abhijit says:
11 Jan, 2015 03:45 AM

best story i hav read till now.jst be by her side on every ups and down

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arbish says:
14 Jan, 2015 08:30 PM

its really nice story and i feel relief that she live their life and its good for her an god bless her

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arbish says:
14 Jan, 2015 08:30 PM

its really nice story and i feel relief that she live their life and its good for her and god bless her

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Omar says:
15 Jan, 2015 07:11 AM

I hope everything gets better for her :( honestly...

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apeksha says:
18 Jan, 2015 06:53 PM

Oh God plz b wid her she is too talented .I hope u will help her and will give her strenght to face the problems

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Bourne says:
21 Jan, 2015 06:18 AM

All is over now.. I did what i can.. but now her father is dead and she is not even picking up my call, she doesnt go out! She dont wanna face the world.. Its like she has taken for granted that her life is all fu..ed! im pissed off myself!!

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ananoymus says:
21 Jan, 2015 07:42 AM

But now is she concentrating on her ruined life now
u know to make it better for her to live now as shes ia bright girl like u mentioned

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laxker says:
21 Jan, 2015 12:49 PM

That story was gay

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karla says:
10 Feb, 2015 02:33 AM

this is so sad i hope she doesn't stay indoors for long she needs to get out and away from everything and everyone. Maybe you should try to help her Bourne

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bekcoro says:
10 Feb, 2015 08:18 PM

Help her, ya, Alla

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nikita says:
12 Feb, 2015 10:04 AM

bourne i think uh should keeo trying hard for making her happie because i ni well tat herlife is full of darkness n bcz my name is nikita i also have d same conditionz so many prblmzz so much sadness tat if i achieve happiness my sadness always kill tat hapiness n stands in place of it.....so i hope uh try anyhiw to contact her because she realky needs uh n uh r d only one who can make her feel better

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Tracy says:
13 Feb, 2015 04:16 PM

U need to be in her life because if you really didn't like her u wouldn't be her life

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Tracy says:
13 Feb, 2015 04:17 PM

I'm trying to say that you are true friend

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mallu' says:
13 Feb, 2015 10:54 PM

It hurts so much but if u believe in god everything will be ok. God can change ur life sadness to happiness....only god will help you...

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taylor says:
14 Feb, 2015 06:35 PM

Hi,im really sorry about that Bourne. I feel really bad for her. God has his reasons of why these kinds of things happen. i am only in the fifth grade. I hope things work out for u two. And escpecially Nikita

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Shawntay says:
16 Feb, 2015 10:43 PM

This was kinda sad y didn't she let her step mom take care of him

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Athahar says:
19 Feb, 2015 06:49 PM

Heart touching yaar.. So mean from nw I also pray for her for her sake n I wanna talk to u.. So please email email.. Email n add me on fb my username is Smd Athahar

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Kirso says:
20 Feb, 2015 07:04 AM

O God gives n takes but luck always off and on' rlly it was a sad story ever

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Khadeeja says:
20 Feb, 2015 07:26 PM

GOD BLESS HER,OH MY GOD

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Melesa says:
22 Feb, 2015 08:39 AM

I thnk u arn't her buddy coz u were de 1 2 lve her nd be scarstic 2 her rather hlpng her

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ELSA FLORAL says:
22 Feb, 2015 10:43 AM

BOURNE,I really hope nikita has a bright life ahead n am really proud of u being a true friend.Just wanna ask u why don't u try 2 be back together with her again?Perhaps it could ease her burden and pains.I'm just sixteen but I really feel sad for her situation as I'm an Indian too....

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janvi says:
23 Feb, 2015 12:02 PM

change yr decision nikita

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adnan younis says:
24 Feb, 2015 05:24 PM

dude all I can say is the promise u made to marry her I know u don't want to but if u take care of her your doing good for the afterlife If u live in india im from Pakistan so I kinda know about your country.First you get a job work day and night get money and setup a small business and then have enough money and take her dad and nikita to your house and look after them their so she dosnt have a bad life and look mate its hard to find true love in this world.hope u understand.

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javaid bhat says:
25 Feb, 2015 09:04 AM

Brave girl ... can comeover all the hurdles in her way ... God bless her

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tobi says:
26 Feb, 2015 11:18 PM

dude all I can say is the promise u made to marry her I know u don't want to but if u take care of her your doing good for the afterlife If u live in india im from Pakistan so I kinda know about your country.First you get a job work day and night get money and setup a small business and then have enough money and take her dad and nikita to your house and look after them their so she dosnt have a bad life and look mate its hard to find true love in this world.hope u understand.

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--------- says:
26 Feb, 2015 11:38 PM

Take good care of her, she deserves a life of love and happiness. Thank you for sharing your story. 8/10

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ajith says:
27 Feb, 2015 04:24 PM

you shouldve never brokeup with her...

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Maya says:
28 Feb, 2015 04:10 AM

God bless Nikita. There's only so much one can do for the people she loves and she did it. I just hope that she comes to her senses soon and stops being everyone's slave. She is a free person.

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Raj says:
03 Mar, 2015 04:45 PM

Nikita you have to fight time will change soon..

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Kwabena says:
04 Mar, 2015 12:34 AM

what Nikita needs is a change of mindset, if you ask me, I will say, she must draw closer to the Gospel for a renewing of mind.

she has a self pity attitude and that's only going to aggravate things.

NIKITA NEEDS THE GOSPEL OF OUR LORD JESUS.

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kapil says:
04 Mar, 2015 05:39 AM

Wow sister u r the great

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adriatik xhelo says:
06 Mar, 2015 08:04 PM

That was a really sad story :(

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Destany King says:
07 Mar, 2015 06:01 PM

This story is wonderful I almosted cryed. At first I thought it was all about love. But then it just got worst a worst for Nikita. But I hope the best for her and her family. Hopefully her step mom will realize she is a person not a 'slave'

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azy poul says:
10 Mar, 2015 05:54 PM

u shouldnot have left her man... she is closed to u n really needs u now...even if she dont say anyting... help her out of dis... u will b a hero of the story... a real one..

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Piweh says:
12 Mar, 2015 08:30 PM

This is so sad,,I just hope everything gets better and please don't shut her out of your life..Be there for her and support her :(

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ernestina says:
13 Mar, 2015 12:59 PM

ooooh MG.soo sad story.U cARE 4HER SOO LOVELY DON LIV HER.

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Arpita says:
14 Mar, 2015 07:30 AM

Really so sad ,BOURNE, now u should only help her .God really understand u & ur problem . i m sure one fine day all problems ll washout . DON'T loose hope Nikita , AS A FRIEND V R WITH U . TAKE CARE

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ati.. says:
17 Mar, 2015 04:09 PM

its a sad story...

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Lilly Mary Stephens says:
18 Mar, 2015 03:11 PM

Bourne the biggest mistake u did is by breaking up with her and accepting her proposal for symphathy

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Sanjay says:
18 Mar, 2015 05:20 PM

In this situation, that boy should have helped her. Whatever happened may be, at one point of time she was his gf, so now she is in trouble, it is his duty to help her. He should understand how she is caring about her dad, in other words, she is caring-emotional.

Really heart touching...

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raj says:
20 Mar, 2015 09:04 AM

is this a true story?

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Bourne says:
20 Mar, 2015 02:05 PM

Thanks everyone for your wonderful advices, cares and sympathies.. Id like to answer some questions that ppl have asked. Firstly i never left her or broke up with her! It was a break up of mutual consent bcoz im studying miles away from her nd so it was a long distance relationship which we thought wasn't working, anyways it didn't change the care and friendship we had. And the reason that i couldn't help her was that im miles Away and she stopped picking up my calls and she had parochial relatives unlike her father who didn't allowed her to go out or use cell phone after her father died .. Well it was a long time ago.. Good news is that more her life is pretty much good! Her father is with God! She has started studying again and is also looking for a job and yes im friends with her again and we have great respect for each other! Thanks once again

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Honey says:
21 Mar, 2015 12:55 PM

Dear Bourne dis z ma suggestion 2u tht marry her it will be beneficial 4u as well as 4 her.

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Andy Kopiaga Lene TAKA says:
22 Mar, 2015 04:52 AM

If I were, I would go back to her. Its not beauty y but character that I value andpls do me a favour. She is the woman of ur life and so will neverregret. Save her andfind a better life and am praying God will give youthe wisdom 5oacton things.

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Anjali says:
22 Mar, 2015 11:14 PM

If c z nt picking up ur clls dan go n meet her. Pls help her :(

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Tapple says:
24 Mar, 2015 02:19 AM

Real sad. At least she still has someone.

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hiba ilahi says:
25 Mar, 2015 11:58 PM

Plz my advice Is dis get marry wid her n hve a good lyf both of uh really... Because she is alone so its very Imp that u shd go ...

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shubham says:
26 Mar, 2015 12:57 PM

Difficulties and problems are in every one's life some of them faces them some of them takes of them. Those who face problems are brave and can face any challenges in the life. Nikita here is a brave girl she has courage to face problems. The way she took care of her dad gave us a moral and this story may had helped many of them to get curious about our parents. please god help her....reading this story tears rolled up from my eyes....tc god will really help her coz the way she had face her problems she had also made him too curious..

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@frnd says:
26 Mar, 2015 01:13 PM

Bro she is facing lots of problems so you should help her. She might be thinking that no one is there behind her so she is scared of this world. So bro you have told her that you will be her frnd so step forward and help her. Plz help her and do you remember a line FRIEND IN NEED IS THE FRIEND IN DEED if this line really means something in today's world you will help her out. Feelings matters my friend we all are with u nikita. And you are brave too. god will definitely help you...

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bhoomika says:
30 Mar, 2015 08:36 AM

hats off to the girl.....
proud to be a girl....

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Sapna says:
31 Mar, 2015 10:33 AM

unlucky nikitha...

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janne says:
01 Apr, 2015 09:50 AM

suicide is a horrible idea that everyone should take off their minds..

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Radhika says:
02 Apr, 2015 05:42 AM

I feel very much sad about you, I can Understand what's going on you but tillnow you have beared alot sun is bOund to Rise after prolonged darkness,So, dont think negative life is very precious dont try to giveup, Bourne takecare of ur friend & be alwayz with her inevery situation already she have faced alot takecare of her like areal friend........

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Divya says:
02 Apr, 2015 10:10 AM

You plz marry her. She needs a caring life partner. And you will also be always happy with her.

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bijukta chatterjee says:
07 Apr, 2015 06:30 PM

Iwill pray for nikita to god that make her life happy as she was and bring back her real mother to her and god will curse nikitas step mother badly in her last days of life she will not get the love and care from her son even nikitas step mother will not get a drop of water from her son to drink in her last days of life

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ason says:
08 Apr, 2015 07:09 AM

nikitha s nt the only one who carry tat burden evryone has its own cross to carry n u r nt necessry to envolve in ths sitaution mind yr own bussnes n tell niki tat live lke a man alive death is nt a tragedy to tke away yr burdn bt lve is the only thng to tke away the burtn of the soul

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Nikita says:
12 Apr, 2015 05:37 AM

I Love you Nikita if you want I can give you life.
You can MARRY me

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Melany says:
16 Apr, 2015 08:21 PM

its not that God didnt hear your prayer, maybe thhere is a reason for this

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Melany says:
16 Apr, 2015 08:24 PM

this is really sad

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The Ghost says:
19 Oct, 2015 07:17 AM

In the name of everything that is morally right and humane, fuck her stepmother, she is really fucking lazy and useless. Please excuse the language Bourne but that's the truth. Go to her and don't leave her side. She needs you more than ever now.

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