Dating and Distancing

We are all tired of hearing about the sad things going on in the world right now. We know we need to be informed, but we also need breaks from it for the sake of our mental health. For those of us who are trying to keep our lives as close to normal as possible,…

Quarantine Quarreling

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic many of us have been stuck at home. All over the globe malls, schools, restaurants, museums, and other meeting places have closed. Many people are working from home because offices have closed down for the safety of their employees. With all of these closures, this means that you are stuck…

Timelines In Relationships

“When is he going to ask you to be his girlfriend? When are you moving in together? When is he going to propose? When are you going to have kids? When will you have another kid? WOW! You have so many children. Don’t you think you have enough?” Some of us have been asked some…

I Had A Good Day

I had a happy day today. I had one of those days where I wasn’t in pain, I realized how much love I have in my life from family and friends, and I feel thankful that although things aren’t perfect there is another day to go on. Sometimes I feel like when we have bad…

Evolve Everyday

When I read this I asked myself what roles has society given me? Have I accepted those roles? If a new reality is available to me why have I accepted this reality? How much of what I think is assigned to me did I actually nominate myself for? Society has tried to dictate what jobs…

Multi-Dating: Is It Really A Good Idea?

One of my author friends Angel Sand asked a question on her Instagram. (You can purchase her book here.) The question was “How many people is too many to date at one time.” I thought this was an interesting topic because my views on the topic have changed recently. Let’s start with how I use…

Black Women & Healthcare

I have been sick and just decided to ignore it on so many different occasions. You may be wondering why I would ignore being sick. It’s because too often I have been turned away and told that doctors are not sure what is wrong with me. I am normally told that there is nothing that…

Marked By Beauty

During this past holiday break I decided to go to work without wearing any makeup. I go to work without makeup pretty often. I love makeup, but if I’m tired or running late I don’t bother. There is this woman at work who always makes comments about me when she passes. You know…the nice nasty…

Yes, I’m Depressed

Lately, many people have taken offense to my absence in their lives. I don’t call people much, because I don’t want to talk. I don’t visit people much, because I don’t want to spread negative energy to anyone else and I definitely don’t want to add any negative energy around me. That doesn’t mean that…