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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21 Dec 2011

A Beautiful Blend

There is no doubt that “blending and bonding” in a new stepfamily or newly “blended family” can be quite a challenge. In fact, there maybe situations in which bonding seems impossible. Overcoming walls of distrust and disinterest is an exercise of patience and persistence. . The new spouse may be

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14 Dec 2011

Twelve Naughty Days Of Christmas

Santa Baby has been making his list and checking it twice to find out if you have been naughty or nice! Well, let him know this year you definitely plan on being naughty! Here are some surefire tips that are guaranteed to spark up more than your fireplace for your

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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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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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07 Oct 2011

An Open Letter to Women

Dear Lovely Woman, I know that you have been working very hard lately and I pray that this letter finds you in great emotional, spiritual and physical health. I have been watching you both up close and from afar. In fact, I have watched you and many of your lady

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04 Oct 2011

Learn From Your Elders

Recently I read a wonderful story about how a married couple came to be together.  Both the husband and wife were refreshingly very open in telling me how they ended up as a couple.  During the course of the husband telling his version I asked him if his wife was

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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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29 Sep 2011

Fouled Out

Blow the whistle! I can’t take it anymore. There is obviously some personal fouling going on in reality TV. I’m not proud to admit it but I was one of the reportedly 3 million viewers captivated by the drama on the season premiere of Basketball Wives L.A. Just when you

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19 Sep 2011

Who Wears the Pants?!

Have we as women embraced the phrase “independent woman” so much that we have forgotten and/or lost the womanly art of femininity. In our conquest to becoming independent we have gotten so use to stepping up, taking the lead, competing and even being the “head” of the household that we

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15 Sep 2011

Walking In Heels That Don’t Fit!

What woman can’t appreciate a gorgeous pair of brand new heels! **sigh**  I know I certainly can! But what happens when you try on those beautiful shoes and they just don’t seem to fit quite right. No matter how much you squeeze, stretch or inch your foot, they just don’t fit. And

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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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29 Aug 2011

15 Things Every Young Woman Should Know

If the title of this post looks familiar that is because it is the sister to a post written by fellow BLF Blogger BigRich (15 Things Every Young Man Should Know).  It never dawned on me to write a companion post until I was sitting at the gas pump collecting

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15 Aug 2011

Ride or Die?!!! NEGRO PLEEEASE!!! (pt. 1)

I asked the members of TCC Would you stick around for a second date if on the first date he/she told you “if you ever get locked up, I’m gone” And in ALL n=honesty, I was NOT prepared for the discussion that was about to take place. 2 of our

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26 Jul 2011

I Wanna Be Like Becky…Maybe

To answer your first question, Who the hell is BECKY???!!  Well, I’m so glad you asked!  Becky is the girl next door…the WHITE girl next door.  The chick that America loves and reveres and holds as the standard for all things womanly and wonderful.  She’s the reason we straighten our hair, bleach

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23 Jul 2011

Stop Being The Zero Calorie Substitute: 5 Ways To Tell If He Is Stringing You Along

Have you ever dated someone and found yourself confused about the status of your relationship or the level of their commitment? And every time you attempted to clarify things you were met with a confusing commentary about ‘labels’?  Or maybe you were told, “I just don’t want to get serious

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17 Jul 2011

What Do Black Men Fear?

This week in The Conversation…Continued (TCC) we had many conversations and revelations.  Among the most exhilarating was our Tuesday Talks With Men.   The fellas of TCC showed up with complete Emotional Nudity and here is what they shared (unedited). Initial Post:  My Brothers…Let’s put some of Our FEARS out there. This

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16 Jul 2011

You Don’t Have to Lie to Kick It…

As a mid 20 something female professional, the one thing I can’t stand more than reptiles is a liar…which is unfortunately inevitable in the dating/relationship realm…but I’m sure you knew that already. And I mean men tell the dumbest lies ever! Like on a Friday you say “ Oh I have

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24 Jun 2011

Why Are Some Women Single?

I pondered, “Why Are All of These Beautiful Women Single?” Right off the bat let me make it very clear: THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH BEING SINGLE. Being single is only an issue for those who don’t want to be and can’t figure out why. Unsurprisingly, I am going to be

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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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