02 Dec 2011

The Art of Hearing

There’s this guy I like to hang out with. I’ve actually known him most of my life and was extremely pleased when we recently reconnected. At the risk of revealing his identity, all I’ll say is he was a high school sweetheart. This friend has had quite a colorful and

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16 Nov 2011

Getting A Divorce – Are You Really Ready For Divorce?

It feels like I don’t love him anymore. And maybe so does he. Maybe this is the time to end all of this. You might be thinking like that, but as long as you still have the words ‘like’ and ‘maybe’, you are not ready for divorce.

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10 Nov 2011

Dealing With Divorce – Avoid Divorce and Fix Your Marital Problems Instantly

Dealing with divorce is one of the most difficult phases in one’s life that needs couple of times to think about. It’s a very serious matter that’s why considering all the circumstances first before getting into it completely. Many couples of today end up with divorce for many reasons.

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18 Oct 2011

TRUST (It’s All or Nothing)

I have read and heard people talk about their relationships with others. Regardless of whether it is a blood relation or one connected by marriage, the issue of trust usually weighs in on how close or far apart those individuals are to one another. Some may say, I cannot totally

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06 Oct 2011

No Pain, No Gain

Every morning around 5:30AM, I wake up to endure an intense cardio work-out. For 30 minutes, I push myself through several reps of strategic moves that target specific areas of my body. During the workout, I find myself wanting to quit—and quite frequently to be honest. Each set requires concentration,

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04 Oct 2011

Of Course She’s Crazy!!!

Of course she’s crazy!!! That’s right women are freakin nuts! A majority of them have lost their mind and have lost all common sense. Why has this happened? Cause they were born that way!….Ok  I’m done venting and being over the top : ). Seriously, I do believe a lot

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03 Oct 2011

Letter To My Ex

I am gonna do it again! My baby proposed and I accepted! I always said I would not ever get married again. But I have a pure love for this man that I know is reciprocated. Yes! I am doing it again! There is so much to do and so

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29 Sep 2011

Welcome to the Garage Sale

Recently a new friend of mine told me that she loves attending garage sales. Being that I do not know her all that well, I had no idea. Of course, looking at her apartment, one would never know if any of that at one time was someone elses because she

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15 Sep 2011

All Talk…No Action?

I got a little taste of my own medicine with this one.  How often do you say you are going to do something and end up not doing it?  It is probably quite often and you don’t even realize it occurs.  Think about it like this, once you say I’m

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12 Sep 2011

She Was My Best Friend

She was my best friend for 12 years.  We were so close that we could finish each other’s sentences and know what the other was thinking before it was spoken.  And then things began to change… I couldn’t share everything with her like I had in years past.  I couldn’t talk about

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07 Sep 2011

Divorce Is a Symptom

Divorce is a symptom not a disease. Divorce is created by the effect of an underlying cause. Divorce requires open heart surgery, not a sticky plaster.

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02 Sep 2011

Epiphany of a Strong Black Independent Woman (pt. 3 of 3)

I’m always hesitant to write a blog on the different situations that I encounter because I deal with real people in real life. They come to me and without even knowing confide. Confidentiality is a dying trait so I am very particular about what I share. I decided to write

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01 Sep 2011

Epiphany of a Strong Black Independent Woman (pt. 2 of 3)

Before you start to read this post and get confused, please read the previous post “Epiphany of a Strong Black Independent Woman (pt.1)“,   to get up to speed. The Phone Conversation: Her: wassup dude Me: Nothin! how have you been?! How’s the Fam? Her: ok everyone is fine. what

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31 Aug 2011

Epiphany of a Strong Black Independent Woman (pt.1 of 3)

I recently had a conversation with the wife of a close friend of mine. I consider the guy a brother. He was my roommate in college. He is now married to a beautiful woman that has 6 kids of her own and one from him totaling 7. Fairly recently, she

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30 Aug 2011

His Babies’ Mamas….

Well ya’ll, I finally met him…Mr. Right. He loves God, family, and me. He loves me for who I am-good and bad. He is sociable and gets along with others. He is employed with wonderful benefits. He has wonderful problem solving skills. He is down to earth and he wants

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25 Aug 2011

Beauty + Booty = BONKERS!

DISCLAIMER: Some content in this article may be offensive or inflammatory.  So let me start by saying, I’m far from being jealous or a hater, I’m simply writing my honest opinion.  I will also take the position that this is not a blanket synopsis, however I do believe that generally

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17 Aug 2011

How to Manage Money in Relationships…Just K.I.S.S.!

Money is the leading cause of break-ups and divorce. In a society where 59% of marriages end in divorce and breaking up is as easy as applying lipstick you have to wonder how many relationships can be saved with a little financial counseling. Here are a few things to think

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14 Jun 2011

Black Women Aren’t Angry, They’re Just Damned TIRED!

No He Didn’t Ask Me That! This past week was crazy for me.  Between events and deadlines, I was swamped.  D id I mention that I also had to do a million things in regards to caring for my disabled father?  And of course the job of being the ‘favorite’

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Jai Stone reflects
14 Jul 2008

Memoirs of a Fool: How Women’s Lib Ruined My Life

Okay perhaps my title was too strong, but I had to get you to read this didn’t I? I have been torn about writing this post for a while and I finally decided to put on my big girl panties and do the dang thang. PLAYING THE FOOL I grew

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