Feminism · Love

Level Up: An Analysis of the World of Side-Pieces

Written By A. McRae. Homewrecker. Desperate. Lonely. Ugly. Hoe. Broke. There are just a few words used to describe women who involve themselves with someone else’s man. I recently realized that side-chicks are more prominent than I originally believed. Many posts/memes fill the spaces of Twitter and Instagram, and I find myself holding many conversations about…… Continue reading Level Up: An Analysis of the World of Side-Pieces

Love · Marriage

Marriage: Celebrating 40 years But I’m Single

Written by Ashley Bernard Okay so I’m going to talk about something that can sometimes be very controversial. Marriage. Wait. Wait, before anyone starts freaking out, or taking sides, or just running in the opposite direction because marriage isn’t what you want right now, it is not that kind of talk. I am 24 and…… Continue reading Marriage: Celebrating 40 years But I’m Single

books · Love · Recommended Read

Recommended Read: The Zahir by Paulo Coelho

Title: The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession Author: Paulo Coelho Year Published: 2005 Notable Quote: “instead of accepting love’s strength, we are trying to diminish it so that it fits the world in which we imagine we live.” Get it now: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Free PDF In this 296-page novel, Paulo Coehlo uses his characters to challenge…… Continue reading Recommended Read: The Zahir by Paulo Coelho

Black · Experiences · Love · Misogyny · Opionated · Patriarchy · Self-Reflection · the other gender · Women

I Refuse to Fight This Fight

I recently came to the jarring realization that my boyfriend derails most of my conversations. Regardless of the topic. This is a problem. Not only because of the rudeness but because of what it represents: misogyny and patriarchy, both descendants of white supremacy wrapped into one. But the confusing and incredibly frustrating thing about it is, my boyfriend…… Continue reading I Refuse to Fight This Fight