29 Apr 2013

Marriage Is Not Designed For You To Play Fair

Do you subscribe to the thinking of “If you treat me right, I’ll treat you right?” Or what about “Don’t dish it, if you can’t take it?” This line of thinking is correct if you are on a playground with your peers, but this does not work in marriage. Often

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19 Apr 2013

Control Freaks Ruin Marriages!

I will be the first to admit that control was going to be the death of my marriage in the beginning. There were several (ok tons) of times when I not only used control, I abused control such as; telling my husband that he better not touch the heating/air setting

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27 Mar 2013

Are Black Marriages Being Redefined?

March 17th 2013, commemorated 10-years of celebrating Black Marriage Day as founded by Nisa Islam Muhammad.  The day helps to bring awareness and encouragement to others in the community that Black Marriages still exist and should be celebrated. Since fewer marriages are represented today (less than 35%) in the African

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25 Feb 2013

5 Ways To A Healing, Healthy, Happy Relationship

No relationship, including mine, goes without its share of hurt. Understanding that hurt and disappointments are just a part of relating to others no matter the status or hierarchy of the relationship should be noted.  We all view situations depending on the lens that has shaped us through our environment

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07 Feb 2013

Sometimes You Have To Tell Yourself I’ll Be Right Back

Just taking a moment to look back and reflect on the past 30 days of my journey into 2013. I have found that reflection is needed to keep me going and to allow me to see the blessings that have passed my way. Often times I get so caught up

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28 Jan 2013

Taking Care Of My Husband: I Love Him Enough To Make Him Go!!!

As the New Year is in full effect, most of us have scheduled or plan to schedule our yearly physical exam. Most women will gear up to make the call and schedule their PAP and Mammograms, if needed, even Colonoscopy to make sure digestive systems are in good working order.

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03 Dec 2012

RELATIONSHIPS: The Way You Start, Is The Way You Will Finish

Has your partner made promises that have not been kept? Are you always just handling things on your own because he seems to not want to handle it or it’s just taking way to long to get something done?  If you answered, “yes” to any of the above then you

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16 Nov 2012

Yes, Good People Cheat – But Should They Be Forgiven?

On any given Friday or Saturday you can find women of every ethnicity in a hair salon. It’s like the meet up spot without an invitation or posting to which you RSVP. Our hair salon sisters give a wealth of information while also allowing us to hold group therapy sessions.

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23 Oct 2012

Will The REAL Housewives On The Block Please Stand Up!

Housewives franchises are some of the most popular forms of reality television since following people with camera crews and looking into their personal lives became such great entertainment. How did we go from scripted, well thought out and rehearsed drama to flat out everyday, “Have It Your Way”,”I Don’t Care

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12 Oct 2012

Live In Wifeys: Are You For Real or For Rent?

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of hanging out with a friend I have known for more than 22 years. We met on my first real job with the federal government. She and I have kept in touch by sending each other birthday wishes, and Christmas cards over the

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04 Oct 2012

Wives, Should You Be On Girlfriend Duty?

Before any of us became Wifey, we were the girlfriend. We did what any girlfriend would do to show the guy how great of a potential wife we would make. We looked great each time he saw us; we cooked whenever he came over; we laughed at his jokes; and

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