"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
It’s Friday night. You got home from work an hour ago and you’re drinking your favorite glass of pinot noir after a hot shower. You’re catching up on the latest episode of Being Mary Jane when your phone vibrates. It’s Rob, the guy you went out with twice over the last month and a half.… Continue reading “Come over and chill” is lame
Netflix and chill is stupid (and so is cuffing season). Date when and how you want. Just be honest.
Healthy love is an ongoing project. Should we be so quick to discount our contribution?
Let the hurt go and slowly reveal your personality.
So you're dating smart? Now keep your options open.
After learning to love yourself, you're ready to date. Let's get down the business on dating smart, not around.
As Valentine's Day approaches, most of us have been inundated with the red and pink frenzy of the holiday. Trips to the pharmacy, grocery store, and department store are now punctuated with aisles laden in enough chocolate, candy, and hearts to make anyone sick. And for my single readers, this can be the straw that breaks… Continue reading The Single Story: Making the Best out of Valentine’s Day