Cuffing season is upon us and love is definitely in the air! I’m excited to say that my Date. Dump. Repeat streak has come to an end! No, I’m not engaged, but I have recently become exclusive with a young man and I couldn’t be more excited to see what the future holds for us. … Continue reading 5 Lessons in love
Last Sunday my Facebook timeline began to fill with comments and images from the MTV music video awards show. I'm not a big fan of award shows and had no intentions of watching it, but a snippet of Nicki Minaj's acceptance speech, along with comments from friends piqued my interest. I’m not a fan of … Continue reading Part 1- The miseducation of the angry black woman
“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky Interracial dating is something that I have never discussed outside of my close circle or with men I am romantically interested in. But since I pride myself on being as transparent as possible with my writing, I knew this was something that I needed … Continue reading Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you
On Monday, while at lunch with a girlfriend, I received a happy birthday text message from a male friend that I had not spoken to in quite some time. Since we were both out and about and had a lot of catching up to do, we made plans to talk later on that night. So … Continue reading Part 1- Dear Black Men: I was made to love you
Date. Dump. Repeat. That's been the running theme of my love life since pretty much forever. Meet a boy. Fall for boy. Dump boy. And then repeat. Its a tedious process, but I guess its also necessary. Its all a numbers game, right? And anyone who knows me, knows that I meet most of the … Continue reading Date. Dump. Repeat.
Yasmin Eleby, a 40 year young Texan, who recently got married is my new shero! If you're wondering exactly why this woman that I've never met has had such a profound impact on me, I'll be happy to explain. In an act of self love and celebration of life, she threw herself the ultimate birthday … Continue reading Yasmin Eleby: A wedding for one
I usually don't write about race relations and it take a lot to get me riled up, but I've seen one too many posts on FaceBook about why we aren't as upset or outraged by black on black crime compared to when crime involves a black person and someone of another race. I understand that … Continue reading No justice in Ferguson
What would you do to make your dream come true? Better yet, what wouldn't you do? I've been asking myself that question ever since I decided to pursue my writing career full time two years ago. And this week, my journey has taken me on a new adventure. I entered an online contest to … Continue reading Bringing my dream to the big screen!
On Friday I received an unexpected compliment that sent me into a bit of a tailspin. And if you're wondering how that's possible, let me explain. My teammates at work decided to give awards out to our training class for surviving our 12 weeks of training together. And during that time, we've all learned quite … Continue reading On dating: women choose, but men decide
Thursday is finally here and you know what that means! For the past two weeks, my Thursday nights have been rather, dare I say, dull. Two weeks ago, Shonda Rhimes and her team of amazing writers drove us up a cliff, dropped us off and left us hanging on for dear life. It has been … Continue reading On Scandal: If loving you is wrong, I don’t want to be right