Dating someone you’re not attracted to

Picture this. After years of bad dates, you finally meet the perfect guy - well, almost perfect. He has a car, a nice house of his own and is financially stable. He shares your interests, is caring and always knows the right things to say. Even more impressive is that he makes you laugh like… Continue reading Dating someone you’re not attracted to

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Three Basic Things Any Person You Date Should Have

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Look, I get it. Sometimes it just feels good to say you're dating someone, especially if you haven't dated in a while. We all have our insecurities, and it's wonderful to come across someone who thinks your pudgy little belly is cute or those freckles on your face are hot. However, don't let your new… Continue reading Three Basic Things Any Person You Date Should Have

Letting go of toxic family members

Sad African-American female at a windy beach

Although I grew up in the South where family is everything, I wasn’t born with the family bug. I was close to my immediate family growing up, but I never felt the need to develop that same bond with my extended family. The fact that all my aunts, uncles, and cousins lived hours away didn’t… Continue reading Letting go of toxic family members

How Missy Elliott can inspire us all to be a little bit kinder today

For a good hour last night, I was on cloud 9. The one and only Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott had actually liked the comment I left on her latest Instagram post. I couldn't believe it! Half of the time I comment on a stranger's post, they don't even acknowledge it. Celebrities....forget it! So, I was thrilled… Continue reading How Missy Elliott can inspire us all to be a little bit kinder today

I Love Being Single…I Think

It's another Monday night of fast food and fatigue. Mondays are a taxing day for me. I'm up at 5am to start work at 6am, and I have class at night on campus. Every Monday also follows my tiring schedule of 3rd shift hours on both Saturday and Sunday. By the time it reaches 9pm… Continue reading I Love Being Single…I Think