blog, dating, healing, love, relationships, sex

Death to “Talking”

I can't believe in the year of our Lord, 2018, that I have to even write this. It pains me to even bring it up but since we're in the midst of the hell that is called "cuffing season," I have to look out for my sisters. It has come to my attention that men… Continue reading Death to “Talking”

break ups, dating, love, relationships, self awareness, sex

Sometimes, you do it to yourself

Froth: worthless or insubstantial talk, ideas, or activities In light of today's daily prompt and recent celebrity gossip, I've decided to tell the straight-shot-no-chaser version of the scandal that is Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian. Some may consider celebrity gossip mindless fodder, or froth, but I often see and identify the meaning within these types… Continue reading Sometimes, you do it to yourself

black panther, healing, love, racism, representation

#BlackPanther and Freedom: A Review

Marvel fans and casual viewers alike can breathe a sigh of relief- the year-long buzz has not merely been hype (kind of like the Justice League-oops). It's the real deal. I attended an early screening of the film on Monday, February 12, thanks to a Twitter - IMAX partnership, which gave fans the opportunity to… Continue reading #BlackPanther and Freedom: A Review

break ups, dating, feminism, insecure, love, marriage, relationships, self awareness

7 Tips to Ruin your Livelihood in Love and Relationships

The 1950s. A decade filled with A-line skirts, the dawn of rock 'n roll, and good ol' American segregation. Mad Men glamorized this era, where the men were powerful and their doting housewives drowned in depressants to keep afloat- with not one strand of hair out of place. 'Twas a simpler time, indeed. When I… Continue reading 7 Tips to Ruin your Livelihood in Love and Relationships

assault, blog, gratitude, healing, love, weight

Simmer but don’t Burn: Letting go of Bitterness

In response to today's Daily Prompt: Simmer , I've decided to write about how and why I value "letting go" of painful situations and experiences. I grew up on the higher end of the middle class spectrum in Queens, New York. My childhood was filled with generally "normal" things: class field trips, curiosity, some bullying/teasing,… Continue reading Simmer but don’t Burn: Letting go of Bitterness

dating, love, relationships

“I’m Not Ready” and Other Lies Men Tell

"Why do women let¬†themselves be taken advantage of?" he asked, as he took another swig of beer. My friend was pissed. He'd been dating a girl who was beautiful, smart, ambitious, and kind. ¬†And she was stuck on a guy who "wasn't ready for a relationship". I sympathized with him because I, too, have been… Continue reading “I’m Not Ready” and Other Lies Men Tell