Some time in 2016, I created the hashtag #tweetlikeapickme. Fresh off the heels of breaking off a relationship and coming into my own as a well rounded professional, I was happy being single. Using twitter regularly, I began seeing more and more of women (pick me's) tweeting about how they were SO much better than… Continue reading Hi, I Created the #pickme Hashtag
How I tripled my income in 4 years. (Surprise, no cash windfall from my parents)
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?
Now that I've gotten your attention, let me explain. Stop being nice to men. And by nice, I mean being an overly accommodating, low maintenance, overthinking doormat. While you're busy being a hot girl in the tweets, your paragraph texts tell a different story. Over the last few years, I've regularly written about reclaiming your… Continue reading Stop Being Nice to Men
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.
In case you haven't seen the below , I invite you to peruse the Account Manager position. Notice anything illegal? I'm going to keep this brief because larger platforms have written articles about the Cynet scandal. What I have not seen written is that this isn't merely a PR snafu, new HR admin flub, or… Continue reading Caucasian Preferred
It's no secret that in this game of dating, I have some pretty strong opinions, from the nonsense around cuffing season to the ambiguous AF notion of "talking", I've got a lot on my mind. And it's not without reason. Since I keep the company of attractive, whole, successful women, I often hear stories that… Continue reading “I’m a homebody” and other lines from broke boys
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”
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