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Liewe Lulu: I need a break…

Depleted Farmer Mom from Stellenbosch in the Western Cape writes…  Liewe Lulu,  I am depleted. As a mom of four and a vegetable farmer in Stellies, balancing life while farming means I am physically and emotionally exhausted most of the time. Before I started farming, I loved visiting the spa just...

Liewe Lulu: Fed up of being overlooked…

Disheartened Female Farmer from Cradock in the Eastern Cape writes…  Liewe Lulu,  As a female farmer, my life can be tough. I run a piggery on my own in Cradock. It’s not easy and my male counterparts don’t think...

Liewe Lulu: I am emotionally exhausted…

Ultimatum Champion from Rustenburg in the North West writes…  Liewe Lulu…  I am in a long-term relationship, but I’m not sure it’s going anywhere. Thato and I started dating four years ago and we’ve made amazing memories...

Liewe Lulu: I love my farm girlfriend, but the city lights tempt me…

Stray Lover from Kuruman in the Northern Cape writes…  Liewe Lulu,my fiancée and I met when we were 10 years old and we’ve been inseparable ever since. We grew up together,our families are closely linked,and our parents basically arranged the marriage when...

Liewe Lulu: Loveless in a pandemic

Baeless in a pandemic from Kakamas in the Northern Cape writes… Liewe Lulu, Kagiso and I met in December last year and we’ve been inseparable...

Liewe Lulu: My monster-in-law says I’m not a real Makoti

Defeated Makoti from Zwelitsha in King Williams Town in the Eastern Cape writes…  Liewe Lulu, where do I even begin. I met my super bae Sipho in my hometown of Pretoria five years ago when we were still at university. It was love...

Liewe Lulu: Am I salty about my best friend’s success?

Salty Best Friend from East London in the Eastern Cape writes…  I’m a small business owner and still struggling to find my feet. I’ve got a friend; in fact, he is my best...

Liewe Lulu: Long-distance love?

Complicated Heart from Margate in Kwa-Zulu Natal writes….  I’m a 28-year-old farmer looking to build a relationship with my best friend in Joburg. Lerato and I met 10 years ago, and we hit it off from day one. I’ve dated a few women, and honestly none compare...

Liewe Lulu: I’m a Mommy in distress…

In over my head from Bisho in the Eastern Cape writes…  I have three amazing little bambinos, but I fear that I am on the brink of...

Liewe Lulu: Fighting ‘farmer’s armpits’

Suffering in Silence (45) from Jacobsdal in the Free State writes…  I love my hubby, Katlego, but his body odour is messing with my libido. He is...

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