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. … More Time to Skidaddle: Leaving an Unfulfilling Job
“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 … More “I’m Not Ready” and Other Lies Men Tell
You probably read the title of this post and immediately thought “Oh [bleep], Valentine’s Day is 6 weeks away?!” Time flies when Trump is president – elect. (By the way, we’re all gonna die.) Anyways, I’ve written about the joys of being single on Valentine’s Day and I’m a huge proponent of cherishing your own company. … More #SecureTheBae : Your 6-week guide to boo loving on Valentine’s Day
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