Posts tagged "a. comeaux"

An Open Letter to Rob Kardashian

An Open Letter to Rob Kardashian
By A Comeaux Dear Rob Kardashian, Hi. You don’t know me and before you came out of your self-induced recluse I didn’t know much of you either. Oh. I remember how you kept Lamar company being the live-in Bro-Homeboy when he was lonely. Kudos for that. But seeing you surface, losing weight and enjoying the coins... Read more »

Travel Diary: Dreaming While Black

My inner rainbow awakens
By A Comeaux I attended the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival at Walt Disney World over the weekend, and sisters, let me explain the magic-and why it’s so necessary for you to get you some of it! Dreaming while Black: If ever there was an experience of overwhelming euphoria, this weekend with Disney was the... Read more »

When You Meet Mr. Right but He’s Not Right for You!

When You Meet Mr. Right but He’s Not Right for You!
By A Comeaux “Alright sis! I see you all vegan/yoga/zen lifestyle look good on you girl, now tell me about this man you got… Wedding bells?” Guilt is as instant as the façade of a smile you’ve mastered. For Black women, this is today’s real nightmare: When You Meet Mr. Right but He’s Not Right for... Read more »
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Clean-Up Woman: Loving Him After a Savage Breaks His Heart

Clean-Up Woman: Loving Him After a Savage Breaks His Heart
By A Comeaux  Earlier this year RiRi had even the good girls crooning homage to their inner savage when she broke down how she played with-and then dismissed-a lover with an open heart.   I must admit, it was a guilty pleasure to belt those lyrics, mimic that cold-natured swagger and feel damn good about... Read more »

I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore

I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore
By A Comeaux Happy Monday. There’s a lot on my canvas today. Please bear with me as I expound, decompress and articulate the current condition of my heart in its truest form. A much-needed venting session with my bestie ensued a self-reflective ode to how maturity and honesty has given me a confidence and self-love... Read more »

When the Main Chick and the Side Chick Know Each Other

When the Main Chick and the Side Chick Know Each Other
By A Comeaux It’s windy outside now but it’s about to get cold! I need to tap a few you on the shoulder with some tips from the side chick. Now before you gather your stones please keep in mind that no matter where you are today, chances are at one point or two, you... Read more »
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Alton Sterling & Philando Castille: Queens, Rise Up

Alton Sterling & Philando Castille: Queens, Rise Up
By A Comeaux Yesterday was surreal on many levels. After Black Americans celebrated Independence Day—freedom—we were reminded that we are NOT, collectively nor individually, free at all. Alton Sterling In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was shot dead, point-blank range. Sterling’s hands were empty as he bled to death. But that’s not the part that broke... Read more »

I’m Sorry I Misrepresented Myself to You, But, I’m Celibate

I’m Sorry I Misrepresented Myself to You, But, I’m Celibate
By  A Comeaux “To lose everything and find yourself is the greatest treasure” I didn’t think that last storm was unique, as I’ve witnessed women bounce back like they never tripped. So amazed at the recovery I didn’t think of the premature wound that is her heart. I realized that when I was in those... Read more »

Relationships: Would Your Ex Give You a Good Reference?

Relationships: Would Your Ex Give You a Good Reference?
By A Comeaux Why aren’t references required for relationships? Jobs ask for them whether you’re a nurse or a nanny, a cashier or an executive, new employers would like to know who and where you came from and the reason you’re no longer there… You can’t get credit unless your financial history is checked and... Read more »
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Black Women Aren't Supposed to Suffer From This--but I Did

Black Women Aren't Supposed to Suffer From This--but I Did
By A Comeaux There are many things many of us women take for granted. Some of us don’t take heed of what we have taken for granted until something drastic happens, that is, until our world is shaken upside down and life as we know it is no longer the same. I’m one of those... Read more »