I instantly earned a new title coupled with a new life. A life where no amount of sleep is enough and much of my time is reserved for this little human being.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Last week, a song from our era played on the Frank Ocean station on my Pandora. It was a song that represented us. A song that exhaled the very essence of us and it still does so, though time has passed and things have changed. My feelings have long changed, but the song is still... Continue Reading →