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One FINE ‘Scrub’ To Go Please!

Boy! Do I have a story for you!

But before I get into that, let me give you a little background on me, I have recently parted ways with someone whom I THOUGHT was my significant other, I like to call him  “Corporate Thug”, which is self explanatory  and ultimately the red flag that I failed to spot early on. Anyways, after five months of heavy dating, he wanted “space”… so  I gave it to him and this is me taking mine…but gosh this may suck if I run into anymore  guys like this….

I went to the pool recently in my complex when I happen to see my neighbor and his cousin taking in the sights close by.  I had to pause when I saw the cousin, we’ll call him “Phone Bill Fred” for now, and you’ll understand why later, but this brother was BEAUTIFUL you hear me? FINE as all get out!

His vibrant energy greeted me before his bright, pearly (straight), white smile did, and my hand fit perfectly in his grip. A firm handshake, I like that in a man… mental note taken. His skin was the color of coffee beans and his baritone voice boomed with accents of Brooklyn, New York.  I’m physically intrigued at this point…now let’s see what his conversation is hitting on…


He comes off very grounded and respectful. Job…check. Car…check.  Own place… check. One daughter… do-able. Found out we have some similar philosophies in life. And for the next three days we’re inseparable.

Until I got this text: “Hey babe, can you go to METRO PCS and pay my $40 phone bill til’ next Friday”. Huh? It hasn’t been a week, and you’re asking me to pay your phone bill?  WTF? Scrub Alert! (referring to the 1999 TLC hit No Scrubs)

When I further analyzed the situation, he definitely fits the profile for one of those guys who just banks off his charm and good looks to get women to do various monetary and non-monetary “things”. And the only reason he’s asking me, is because someone has told him yes before.  I’d love to meet these women, and slap some sense into them! Because now this boy is going around trying every female he comes across!

Needless to say, “Phone Bill Fred” aka “The Scrub” and I are no longer communicating…maybe because his phone is off. *hehe*

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Her name is Brittany Knight, but you can call her “B” as everyone else does. She is a driven right brained individual residing in Atlanta, GA, and the first thing you should know about her is that she is a writer…period. Directly following that is dreamer.


  1. Mairo
    July 27, 2011 at 3:06 PM

    Brittany, this is good. I like they way you tell a story instead of just taking at your audience.

  2. Lanelle
    July 27, 2011 at 4:58 PM

    This is my first time reading your work. I truly enjoyed this article. Good girl, drop him early. The nerve.

  3. July 28, 2011 at 9:20 PM

    Thank you ladies for the kudos! I really appreciate it 🙂 @Lanelle I know right! lol

  4. Ty Anthony
    July 29, 2011 at 11:05 AM

    What up B. Knight, I recently commented on the article/blog that Jai Stone did on you(mutual friend) not sure if you saw or recieved it. Anyways just wanted to tell you im proud of you, ive always known your capabilities and am so glad that you are putting them into full use.. You know youve got my support,, even though life has pulled us in different directions and at times it seems like Im not around.. but just know im proud of you and praying for your continued success.. much luv, Ty

  5. July 29, 2011 at 11:07 PM

    Heyyy Ty!! Thanks for stopping by. B.Knight has a column running here on BLF. Hope you come back to visit frequently. The whole crew has talent over here. Hope to get you to come out to some of our events too!