On July 10th, my birthday, I got the email that confirmed what I had been diligently working towards for several years- my offer was accepted and now under contract. Sixty days and plenty of paperwork and repairs later - I showed up to the title company's office with my parents in tow - to settle… Continue reading Talk Yo’ Sh-t: Unapologetic Pride
My best friend has a habit of holding on to perceived offenses, and then disclosing those feelings at random times. In the 22 years of our friendship, I've pretty much mastered the art of knowing how to navigate her Capricorn-ness. So it came as a surprise when she told me a few years ago that… Continue reading Y’all Still Together?: When Friends Don’t like Your Man
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
Should we be making lemonade of out lemons?
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
"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
You probably read the title of this post and immediately thought "Oh [bleep], Valentine's Day is 6 weeks away?!" Time flies in a "swipe left" culture. As you may or may not know, I've written about the joys of being single on Valentine's Day and I'm a huge proponent of cherishing your own company. But this… Continue reading #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 of harboring… Continue reading “Did You F-k Him?” That time I was almost Issa