Archive for December 2012

Another Damn Dateless Damsel

Another Damn Dateless Damsel
By A Comeaux If you’re tired of me writing about being single and begrudgingly dateless, then fix me up with your well-off, good smelling, intelligent and terribly handsome neighbor. You don’t have one…? Fine. So read on. Here I am in the Land of 10,000 Lakes with no fish to hook! I mean, who wants... Read more »

How to Detect Jealousy Among Friends

How to Detect Jealousy Among Friends
By Toni Spearman A lifelong friendship can be an extraordinary affair; a priceless treasure, very hard to find.  If you are blessed to discover that one special friend ‘that sticks closer than a brother,’ kudos to you! You are among the few. But any friendship, as beautiful as it is, can be destroyed by a... Read more »

Is it Time to Get a Promotion--in Your Relationship?

Is it Time to Get a Promotion--in Your Relationship?
by Monique Makell How many years, how many babies, and how many break-up/make-up sessions does it take before you realize that your situation…is pointless? What is a reasonable amount of time before you seek  an advancement in your relationship status? And, how do you go about approaching your mate and letting him/her  know that it’s... Read more »
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How to Create the “Perfect” Spouse

How to Create the “Perfect” Spouse
By Dawniel Winningham The things you want in life MUST be intentional and not accidental. By that I mean we must KNOW what we want out of a spouse just as we must KNOW what we want out of life.  Failure to know what is important to us when selecting a spouse is dangerous; it... Read more »

The Peace after the Pain by LaRay Smith

The Peace after the Pain by LaRay Smith
 By LaRay Smith “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” That was one of the first untruths many of our parents armed us with as developing individuals. Not with the intent to deceive us, but to plant the seed that we have the power to overcome and move past... Read more »

Self-Sabotage: Are You Guilty of It?

Self-Sabotage: Are You Guilty of It?
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown sab•o•tage Verb ~ To deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct (something). I’ve been reading and seeing a lot of posts on Facebook and blogs about speaking positive things into your life. What I really want to ask is how many of us sabotage the very thing that we speak into existence? I... Read more »
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'She's too Pretty to be Gay!' Too this and too that...

'She's too Pretty to be Gay!' Too this and too that...
By A Comeaux Oh hell when K feels compelled…’ was the unanimous rant that raced across the room. Me, baffled, yet my evil grin gave me the perfect amount of innocence my latest feat ever so needed… While out with an eclectic ensemble of girls of various preferences, someone made the utter mistake of whispering... Read more »

What We Can Learn From Jenni Rivera

What We Can Learn From Jenni Rivera
Music is an art that binds us across all racial boundaries. (I guess that’s why it’s considered arts and humanities in college.) I first heard Jenni Rivera in 2009, her Super Deluxe album. I danced, and learned Spanish from it. This guy I dated loved Jenni, and when we broke up, his Super Deluxe album... Read more »

The Gift of 'No!'

The Gift of 'No!'
By Gina B. Want to get yourself a great, inexpensive holiday gift?  Grant yourself the power to say no. It’s interesting that ‘no’ is one of the first words that we learn, and often the favorite word of a defiant toddler.  Once we develop filters and learn social graces, the word ‘yes’ takes over when... Read more »
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