SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't seen the latest episode of Insecure that aired on 11/20/16, please stop reading. This entry is littered with spoilers. If you're a fan of Issa Rae's new hit show "Insecure" you'll recognize the title of this blog as the most pivotal point in the debut series to date. After years … More “Did You F-k Him?” That time I was almost Issa
“Been a long time but I’m back with the jumpoff…” So I got a lot of feedback on my last blog and I gotta tell ya, I couldn’t be more thrilled. The women were appreciative (well most were) and some of the menfolk…well…they’ll live. Remember what I said: hell hath no fury like a misogynistic man … More So You Want to Maintain a Roster?
You’ve thought about dating multiple guys. The idea always intrigued you. “How does she do it?” you wonder, as you watch this woman effortlessly handle her professional and dating life with a fluidity you’ve only seen in movies with plot holes. Her weeks are filled with everything from brunch dates on the Hudson to court-side tickets … More So You Want a Roster?
When was the last time someone called you crazy? And I’m talking to the women here. Think about it. I’m willing to bet you didn’t have to think that long. I’m also willing to bet it was by a man. Perhaps a man you are/were dating. Either way, I decided a while ago that I’m … More I’d Rather Be Crazy
“You need to just get out there and love like you’ve never been hurt,” I said. I was having one of my famous pep talks with a friend who had sworn off dating. My friend, who I had known for years, furrowed her brow. “That’s not what you do, so why should I?” I paused. … More Love Like You’ve Been Hurt
Disclaimer: This is not a thinkpiece. This is a me piece. “Your grandmother had a very hard life, you know,” my mother said. I’d just learned that my grandma had been hospitalized for a minor issue that was a symptom of a chronic condition. I was taken aback. I’d always known that my grandmother, an assertive, … More I am Lemonade
As the title of this post may suggest, I’m rather confident about this year. The winter was mild on the East Coast, people are becoming more health conscious, and flight deals are out of this world. Have you seen the sale for a flight from JFK to Greece for like $300?! Anyways, with that being … More 2016: The Year of the Post F-kboy Glow Up
Feminism. The buzz word that is as ubiquitous on the internet as a cat is in a bodega. I’ve probably come across hundreds- no- thousands of listcles and videos and articles about feminism. So much so that the word has almost lost its meaning in certain circles. But for better or for worse, it gets … More Dating as a sex-positive feminist
Boy I gotta shake it off Gotta do what’s best for me Baby and that means I gotta Shake you off I have never outright told a friend that they should break up with their boyfriend/girlfriend until very recently. And even in that case, it wasn’t a direct “girl, you better drop that fool”. It … More For Chosen Girls: When You Are Enough
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 … More Fight or flight