Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. Together, the two decide that they're attracted to one another. They go on dates, communicate via texts and calls on a daily basis, and share some of their most deepest secrets. After some time, one or the other decides that they don't want the either to date or sleep… Continue reading Reclaim Your Time: Death to the Situationship
This post has been a long time coming, as I've dealt with my own "case of the ex" a few times now. An inconvenient truth in the majority of relationships is that you won't be the first, second, or even third person who has captured the heart of your mate. When you agree to become… Continue reading Kill It With Fire: The Case of the Ex
Is keeping things hush-hush a sign of a guy stringing you along?
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
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 of harboring… Continue reading “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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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.… Continue reading 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,… Continue reading I am Lemonade