Jarring the Wild Cookie: 3 Dating Tips For Grown Folks

My girlfriend and I recently went on a beach trip. While driving we started to discuss dating. We broke down the differences in what we looked for and what was important in college and as teens versus now as adults. Granted, she is married and I’m in a LTR. Nonetheless we acknowledge the rules and…

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How I Balance Relationships and Goal Getting

I used to be resistant to the idea of being in a long-term, committed, and deep relationship. Why? Basically, my old mindset convinced me if I was in a relationship it would deter and distract me from accomplishing my goals and dreams. Now, however, I realize balancing the intimate relationships that come with life are…

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Why I Was Afraid to Share My Pregnancy News at Work

So, I’m 17 weeks pregnancy, or was at the time this post was written. I’m currently 23 weeks. Yes. He’s coming fast, but I digress. One of the motifs of this experience was fear with a special side of being afraid of people knowing. It took me months to tell family, framily, and friends. The…

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5 Lessons My Natural Hair Journey Taught Me

Natural hair–the process of growing, keeping it healthy, enjoying it–I find to be one of the most daunting yet special experiences. Growing up, my hair was relaxed and lived at a decent length, but like most young black women over relaxing my hair caused it to become damaged. During my last year of college, I…

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A “Little” Review

Soooo, I went to see “Little” on Friday. I laughed. I cried (twice I’m a wiener.). I left thinking. Overall, the movie was quite enjoyable. With Issa Rae, Regina Hall, the makers of “Girls Trip”, and the young G Marsai Martin, how can one possibly go wrong? Nonetheless, the movie caused me to ponder on…

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