Your Personality May Be Ruining Your Dating Life

"But after having so many conversations with my girlfriends, I'm trying to figure out why some are dateless and others are not able to keep a new prospective interest around for more than a few months."   Okay, so that may be a little extreme. But after having so many conversations with my girlfriends, I'm … Continue reading Your Personality May Be Ruining Your Dating Life

Beauty Corner- Eyebrow Game

I admit, I am obsessed with eyebrows. Partly because I don't have any. At a young age, my mother taught me how to use a straight blade and clean up my brows because she told me clearly "You don't have anything there to tweeze." There was no shade. She was right. And I've been obsessed … Continue reading Beauty Corner- Eyebrow Game

Sharing Too Much Too Soon- How Much Information Is Too Much To Share?

"My Facebook timeline has everything from struggle plates from the night's dinner to somebody's auntie in a hospital bed, hooked up to all kinds of tubes, waving to the camera." TMI. Too much information. Today's society is overloaded with it.  Somehow, social media gives us way too much insight into people's lives. My Facebook timeline … Continue reading Sharing Too Much Too Soon- How Much Information Is Too Much To Share?

Leukemia and Lymphoma- How CLS Blog is giving back!

My mother came to visit me in 2005. We had a great time but she began to complain about feeling out of breath. She had recently started to try and stop smoking, so I figured that between the Atlanta heat and her penchant for cigarettes, that was the issue. I took her to Kaiser Permanante … Continue reading Leukemia and Lymphoma- How CLS Blog is giving back!

Black Women Are For Grownups- Why Billionaires Choose Black Women For Wives

"If these billionaires are doting on Black women, why don't Black women feel the same about themselves?" I came across this article that has been shared over and over online about how billionaire Ben Horowitz was alleged to have made the comment that men like himself prefer to date Black women because "they are for … Continue reading Black Women Are For Grownups- Why Billionaires Choose Black Women For Wives

Short Story ~ Paradise Is a Lie

Isabel ran around her small apartment making sure that everything was neat and clean. She’d strategically placed twenty candles throughout the confined space. Realizing that she only had twenty minutes before Jacob’s arrival, Isabel ran to the bathroom for a quick shower. She’d bathed, lotioned, and dressed in record time. As she waited for the … Continue reading Short Story ~ Paradise Is a Lie

Settling For “Something Called Love”

"After many adult conversations over the years, I have learned that too many people are in relationships that are not based off of authentic love and true friendship."   Last week, my coworker shared a story about a friend of hers that reconnected with an old boyfriend and is now engaged to him.  When the … Continue reading Settling For “Something Called Love”