Don’t Let Your Relationships Lauryn Hill You

Lauryn Hill came out with one solid album damn near twenty years ago. And yet, in 2017 she still has promoters booking her for events. It makes me wonder. Why? Of course, her name is a draw, and for those of us that loved every word on The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, I guess there … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Relationships Lauryn Hill You

Blog Rewind: Being Black And Gay In America- Part I

A couple of years ago I attended a literary event in Ashville, North Carolina. There was a gentleman there by the name of J’son (Lee) Green. I sat in a seminar he facilitated and had a chance to meet and speak with him afterwards. I found him to be both charming and comical and I … Continue reading Blog Rewind: Being Black And Gay In America- Part I

Can a Man Thrive Without a Woman?

I heard a really interesting perspective a few weeks ago that had me throwing my hands up in praise because it is SO true. And it goes a little something like this.. A man can survive without a woman.  He cannot thrive without a woman.  So, I asked CLS writers to chime in and give … Continue reading Can a Man Thrive Without a Woman?

What Does It Mean To Be a Ride or Die Chic?

"I definitely agree that some women give up too much of themselves and risk too much of their lives for the wrong dude." Several weeks ago, a friend and I start chatting about some random subject that led to me saying that I have the potential of being a ride or die chic.  He did … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Be a Ride or Die Chic?

That Soulmate That Was A Mistake

"I think sometimes we stay a little too long in a relationship because we mistake that lesson for a soulmate. We’ve all been in that relationship where we stuck around a little too long. Trying to revive something that died a long time ago. Or maybe you are the type to fall too quickly. You … Continue reading That Soulmate That Was A Mistake

Tango with Diablo

"Maybe it's just utter insanity. To consciously fall for someone who is emotionally unavailable." You ever do something and you know damn well that it's not right, but you do it anyway? My girlfriends and I spend a lot of time talking about love and relationships. And one thing that we discuss often is falling … Continue reading Tango with Diablo

To Enhance or To Transform – Why We Wear Makeup

If you go to YouTube right now you can find at least eight trillion tutorials on applying makeup. Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration, but you get my point. There are a lot of makeup videos. I watch some and I am amazed how a simple technique can make a huge difference in how … Continue reading To Enhance or To Transform – Why We Wear Makeup

Blog Rewind- No Time For Insecurities- When Your Mate Admires Another

Insecurities can ruin a relationship. They can be the thing that tears a relationship apart. How do you manage when your mate admires another? Read the entire post here 

A Super Short Poem – A Relationship DISTRACTED

Having date nights, long walks and endless conversations is what she fantasizes about. Her friends and family notice a change in her swag. Passion spills from her pores. Life shines through her eyes. Her spirit seems to be unbreakable. She’s ready for a life partner. An unconditional love. The moment Mr. comes into view; Miss … Continue reading A Super Short Poem – A Relationship DISTRACTED

Blog Rewind- Things My Mother Told Me About Dating

Mother/ Daughter relationships can be a touchy subject. If you had a solid relationship with your mother, appreciate that gem. But for those of you that did not, or never got the pleasure of growing up with your mother and having Girl Talk, here is a post that is just for you!!     Click … Continue reading Blog Rewind- Things My Mother Told Me About Dating