Category Archive: Relationships

25+, Black, College-Educated and DATING

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For some unknown reason, dating for today’s young black professional has become a struggle.  I, myself, have dated quite a bit and have also heard countless stories from my girl and guy friends… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: Learning to Embrace the (Damned) Holiday

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Over the years, I have argued with myself about the legitimacy of Valentine’s Day.  Often it seems like an ill-fated holiday designed to taunt and alienate the unloved.  Tough-love lessons about Valentine’s Day… Continue reading

Taking Care of our Elderly: Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

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Depression and suicide- two topics that no one likes to talk about, but that affect lives of many people every day.  Depression affects more than 19 million Americans every year, regardless of age,… Continue reading

Monogamy… Unnatural, but Necessary

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So, a friend of mine thinks that monogamy is unnatural, but necessary. At first, I thought wow, she is tripping, especially because she is getting married in 11 months, but upon further thought,… Continue reading

Men Just Want to Make Love to a Cinnabon

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent time in the past looking for that “signature” scent that’ll drive men wild.  I myself have ranged anywhere from cheap, beauty supply knock offs to Pure… Continue reading

REALITY CHECK: 5 Signs you’re in a Healthy Relationship

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Ok, everyone’s relationship is different. We are all unique beings and accordingly our relationships with significant others will vary. However, there are some basic factors that will lead to success in any relationship. … Continue reading

Men… Who Act Like Boys

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The “Man-Boy” Phenomenon I’m sure you’ve all experienced it at some point for yourself.  Many of today’s men are less quick to settle down an instead choose to prolong the fun of their… Continue reading

An Ode to Mothers on Mothers’ Day

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It’s so odd that I still do not consider Mothers’ Day a holiday for ME.  I surely do know that I am somebody’s mother but am ALWAYS thrown off when someone asks me… Continue reading

WEDDING DRESSES!

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So, I have been getting married for like ever (that will be another topic of discussion) and it is finally time for us to jump the broom. According to my fiancé, I am… Continue reading