[Thabang and Mmathapelo meet. Mmathapelo is ashamed that Mpho saw her.]
Mmathapelo: (agitated) What took you so long?
Thabang: I’m sorry my love I got lost, I don’t know these streets well. Zinzi never showed me proper directions.
Mmathapelo: Okay. What, do you want her?
Thabang: What’s going on with the moods these days? I just wanted to see my babe.
Mmathapelo: My parents are here so we will see each other some other time.
Thabang: No kiss?
Mmathapelo: Not today.
[Mpho and Tebogo go to shop together so Mpho can buy airtime.]
Mpho: So this is the guy who she is always with?
Tebogo: Yes man. But don’t worry about this girl. Let her go, remember what I did to your cousin?
Mpho: Yes man. I still remember very well.
Tebogo: There is this girl, Rebecca, you can date her.
Mpho: No man. I think Zinzi is the right one for me.
Tebogo: You can’t date friends.
Mpho: I just did.
[At night Mpho calls Zinzi.]
Mpho: Hey babes.
Zinzi: So you can’t stop this ‘babes’ things?
Mpho: You want me to stop?
Zinzi: I like it when you do it.
Mpho: (frustrated) I want to end things with your friend.
Zinzi: No don’t. Let me make her leave you so we can be together!
Mpho: Are you sure?
Zinzi: Yes, can you call me via night shift?
Mpho: You are writing exams, I shouldn’t disturb you!
Zinzi: Yes, I’m writing exams don’t let me be stressed.
Mpho: Okay I will call you.
Zinzi: I love you.
Mpho: I love you too.
[Zinzi gets a call from Thabo after she had talk with Mpho.]
Zinzi: Hey, who is this?
Thabo: It is me, Thabo, Mpho’s friend.
Zinzi: Okay! How is you, my friend?
Thabo: I’m fine thanks and how are you?
Zinzi: I am good. I wanted to hear that sweet voice.
[After few days Mpho receive another call from Mmathabo’s boyfriend.]
Alex: Holla man.
Mpho: Sure, who is this?
Alex: Alex, where is my wife?
Mpho: I’m no longer dating her you won her. I’m with Zinzi now.
Alex: So my Mmathabo was cheating with you?
Mpho: Oh sorry. I thought you the Alex who is dating my ex, Mmathapelo.
Alex: Okay, so you also know the feeling of losing someone you love?
Mpho: Maybe. Why did you call me?
Alex: Did you see my wife today?
Mpho: Yes, I see her every day. She was here twenty minutes ago.
Alex: If she comes again tell her to call me.
[Mpho catches Thabo and Zinzi flirting.]
Mpho: What’s going on here?
Thabo: We just play like this. You are my best buddy, I can’t mess things up for you.
Mpho: You want me to believe that?
Zinzi: (talking to Mpho) Babes.
Mpho: Do you and Thabo mind telling me what’s going on?
Zinzi: (with a sweet voice) Babe, I love you, and you won’t lose me. He is like my cousin.
Mpho: Explain how?
Zinzi: His brother married my cousin.
Mpho: Thabo is that true?
Thabo: Yes, it is.
[Mmathabo, Tebogo and Mpho are chatting.]
Mmathabo: Are you aware that you are losing Zinzi?
Mpho: Why do you say that?
Mmathabo: I am a girl, I know girls. She is playing you.
Mpho: (laughing) No, she loves me. And Thabo is my friend.
Tebogo: Mmathabo, you know very well that Thabo is my best friend. And I don’t think Mpho should panic.
Mmathabo: Both of you trust too much, you will come to me when things get complicated.
[Three days after. Thabo and Zinzi kiss even before proposing to each other. They decide to start dating.]
Zinzi: Let’s take picture.
Thabo: Okay. Come here.
Zinzi: Can I kiss you on cheek?
Thabo: No, kiss me on the mouth instead.
Zinzi: What if Mpho comes back?
Thabo: Lock that door.
Zinzi: Okay, I want to do this.
[As they kiss each other Mpho is busy buying food for them. He meets up with Mmathabo. Mmathabo tells Mpho about her love problems.]
Mmathabo: Alex beats me sometimes.
Mpho: How long has this been going on?
Mmathabo: Since he found out that I’m dating this other guy.
Mpho: Who are you cheating with?
Mmathabo: Not cheating, but loving.
Mpho: So you don’t love Alex anymore?
Mmathabo: Sort of.
Tell us: Have you ever dated a friend’s ex? How was that experience, were there ever conflicts between you and your friend?