Being single during autumn can tempt the #pickme within. Don't let it.
Ah, the joys of group trips where half who signed up drop out when the deposits are due, few are late with payments, arguments ensue about accommodations, and all before you even board the plane! Let's face it, group trips can be enjoyable but most, if not all, come with some drama or arguments. If… Continue reading So You Want to Take a Solo Trip?
Good things are coming 😄
In less than 24 hours, I will be turning 30. When I started this blog 5 years ago, I was in a completely different space, feeling trapped in a relationship that I felt I needed to be in, shedding harmful habits, and struggling to make a name for myself in an industry that I was… Continue reading What I’ve learned about love, sex, and relationships so far
Black women deserve to be entitled.
I get it. I finally get why people become angry and spiteful when they were seemingly joyful and light. As much as I am trying to resist what feels like the inevitable, it is a losing battle that I'm not sure I care to win anymore. I am a giver. Not at the expense of my… Continue reading Depleted
My best friend has a habit of holding on to perceived offenses, and then disclosing those feelings at random times. In the 22 years of our friendship, I've pretty much mastered the art of knowing how to navigate her Capricorn-ness. So it came as a surprise when she told me a few years ago that… Continue reading Y’all Still Together?: When Friends Don’t like Your Man
It's been a while since I've discussed issues surrounding the workplace and since my personal and professional life tend to move in tandem, it's time I share my personal tips on knowing when and how to leave a job. There are plenty of articles that do a great job of listing signs that it's time to quit.… Continue reading Time to Skidaddle: Leaving an Unfulfilling Job
A few months ago, the following conversation took place between me and a close friend: Friend: Hey Adri, how’s it going with [insert guy’s name here]? Me: Who? Girl, please. I had to cancel that. Friend (to another friend who had joined the conversation): Man, Adri cuts these guys off quick. You don’t give anyone… Continue reading Fight or flight
Let me preface this post by saying that I love and value my friends. They are a core group of people who are honest, trustworthy, and genuine. "Friend" refers to an individual that you trust and love. They're family that you get to pick. If you don't feel comfortable saying that about any of your… Continue reading It’s not them- it’s you