06 Jun 2012

My Sisters: They Always Got My Back! [PHOTO BLOG]

Over the past holiday weekend, I caught a marathon run of Mary Mary’s reality show on the WE Network.  I was both inspired and entertained by the mob sized family and it brought a familiar feeling to me.  I cringed a bit at the banter between Tina and Erica, then

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04 Jun 2012

Financial Role Reversal: 7 Steps To Make the Power Shift Work!

Do you still buy into the old aged belief that the man should be the head of the household? What exactly does this mean in this day and time? Does it mean that the man should make more money than his female counterpart? Or does it simply mean that regardless

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29 May 2012

Oh SNAP! The Condom Broke!

“Oh #@%! The condom broke!” a phrase you never want to hear during the midst of sex play! Talking about a mood killer! What?! The penis immediately goes south, the once plentiful flowing waters of the vagina instantly dry up like a barren desert and the look of anxiety replaces

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24 May 2012

The First Wives Club: 8 Tips To Get You Through Your Separation

After reading the article on Rohan Marley’s engagement to this Brazilian model I am totally poignant for Lauryn Hill.  I’m sure we all remember their depressing break-up and how she went from being the an uplifting rapper/singer/actress to singing sad disheartening love songs and shedding tears during her interviews. Granted

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21 May 2012

The 80/20 Rule: The Grass Is NOT Greener On The Other Side

The perfect relationship; fact or myth? Myth! I have learned from personal experience that the 80/20 rule does exist. A few years ago I found myself peaking over the fence and actually tip toeing to see for myself how much greener the grass could be. But of course when viewing

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18 May 2012

How To Save Your Marriage After Financial Infidelity

Financial Infidelity continues to be a major contributing factor to why many marriages fail in this country.  In fact, it is a well known fact that money problems rank among the top three issues, along with sex and kids that cause the most arguments in a marriage. Financial infidelity, also

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17 May 2012

Happy Blended Families Do Exist: 4 Tips for Mother/ Stepmother Harmony

Normally I don’t directly dish out personal information, but due to a recent experience I felt it was totally necessary to mentally empower my fellow readers! While sitting in the hospital with my son and his Step-mother one of the nurses walked in and began referring to her as his

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15 May 2012

I Told My Husband I Want A WIFE!

My good friend told me that her female co-worker said she wanted a wife. I was a bit confused at first, but then she broke it down for me and it made perfect sense. A wife (traditionally speaking) is supposed to: Cook (breakfast, lunch & dinner) Clean (the whole house,

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10 May 2012

“Think Like A Man” (Here Are 3 Reasons Why You Can’t)

The first time I wrote about this farce of a philosophy, I was nice. Now, it’s time to be real about this new movement that has swept the literary airwaves and has most recently landed on the silver screen to the tune of $33 million….in it’s first week! Are you

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09 May 2012

6 Tips To Help You Get So Fresh And So Clean For Love

Love is in the air and everyone seems to be waiting around for Cupid to shoot his arrow their way, but the dilemma is the love doesn’t seem to last! Yes everyone is longing for that feeling of wholeness, completion and security combined to make one solid emotion…Love! The question

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03 May 2012

Nookie For Love In All The Wrong Spaces!

So if you read the title and are like “Hey?!, What’s nookie??” This article might not be for you. If you already know, then let me just plainly say that “We’re both adults and we want the same thing” IS NOT a good enough reason to have sex right when

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24 Apr 2012

She’s My Husband’s Mistress

Were my eyes deceiving me?  Was this my husband ravishing this woman’s body?  The passion between him and this woman was ridiculously off the charts. I had not seen that much longing and lusting in his eyes since the first years of our relationship.  The lovemaking was intense.  I couldn’t

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05 Apr 2012

I Just Don’t LIKE You Right Now!

He’s your knight in shining armor; she’s your angel and queen to be. You’ve been basking in each other’s bliss and nothing can take you away from those love-tinted shades you’ve been wearing. That is until…. you start tap dancing on each other’s nerves! He snores She sounds like a

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13 Mar 2012

Falling In Love Ain’t Shhhhut Yo Mouth! Somebody Please Talk To Me About How To Stay There

“People grow apart, people change… All of these people running around here jumping, hopping, skipping, diving, falling in love…falling in love ain’t sh*t. Somebody talk to me PLEASE about how to stay there. Do I love my wife? Hell yes. Is she here? Hell no.” This is an interesting dialogue

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28 Feb 2012

I’m Having An Affair (Part 2)

If it’s not updating Facebook or Twitter, it’s checking emails, texts, and the latest news updates. For others it’s playing competitive games of Words or Scramble with Friends. No matter what it is, you already know there’s an “App for that” and it has captured much of the attention of

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13 Feb 2012

Survival Tips For Getting Through St. Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us and well…I’m indifferent. A part of me is like ” Eeh, I’m single and dateless…so what…I have a deadline on an article anyway…” The other, more  emotional and die hard romantic, part of me is like  ” Another lonely Valentine’s Day…that’s two years in a

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10 Feb 2012

WOW, I Need To Think About This

I had a moment with life this past weekend and it really had me pondering my future. One of my very good friends got married over the weekend…CONGRATS AGAIN LUV!!!  I actually missed the entire ceremony …not on purpose like one person I know, but that’s her cross to bear…smh.

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03 Feb 2012

New Year = New Outlook

Happy New Year to every one…and a new year  it is indeed! <<<With my late a**… And yes, I haven’t posted anything since my break up with Prototype. And yes, it hurt THE HELL out of me.  I wasn’t in a robe eating Breyer’s all day and night…but I did

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01 Feb 2012

Trust Issues: The Silent Relationship Killer

Trust issues in relationships are often those that end up breaking up relationships. If you cannot trust someone, you cannot have a relationship with them. You have to have trust as a foundation on which to build a relationship.

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25 Jan 2012

You, Me and WE (pt.2)

What lessons were you taught when you were growing up? Were you taught about a work ethic? As an African American female, I was taught the lesson that I had to be 10 times better than my white counterparts in order for me to receive minimal recognition. I was taught

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19 Jan 2012

You, Me and WE (pt.1)

Relationships fail and succeed every day but black relationships appear to be a bit different don’t they? It seems as if we stand in direct opposition of one another pointing fingers afraid to recognize the heart of the matter because it’s just too painful to acknowledge. We have managed to

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29 Dec 2011

Does He Give Really Good Head?

In the beginning, he is sweet, attentive, and the chemistry is obvious.  The thought of seeing him gives you butterflies and he makes you giggle like a teenage girl. When he touches you, you shiver involuntarily and his kiss makes you float like Tinkerbelle.  Your feelings are bubbling over in

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23 Dec 2011

Signs Of An Emotional Rapist

I’ll be honest. I’ve had my fair share of women and still do. But I’ve always prided myself on the fact that I’ve been honest and straight up with whomever I’ve come across. My friendships with women seldom end on bad terms, and not one female can make the claim

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07 Dec 2011

How to Survive the (failed) Grocery Store Hookup

Oh, look at him, my mind uncontrollably echoed. I focused to see what my subconscious had nudged me about. What I saw was a gentleman who was about 5’7” or 8” inches tall and he was approaching from the dairy section with a smile on his face as he glanced

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02 Dec 2011

The Failed Experiment

Being that I only have 600 words maximum to say this in, I have to jump right into it. Ladies, being an independent woman has failed you miserably. Yes, you have proven that you can take care of a household. Yes, you have gotten jobs that some men could only

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