Posts tagged "exes"

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 »

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself
By Gina B.   Breakups suck, period.  Regardless of how bad your relationship was, or how necessary the breakup, there is a minefield of nostalgic triggers that produce erratic explosions of disturbing emotions.   I’ve found that the best way to get through a breakup is a little bit of reinvention.   Here’s how it happens . .... Read more »

He Claimed to be a Christian but...

He Claimed to be a Christian but...
By Sylvia D. Snowden Is it possible for a girl to grow into a woman without making a mistake in love? Nope. And, let me tell you, I’m no exception. When it comes to love and relationships, I’ve had more than my fair share of regrettable moments. If you were to ask me exactly how... Read more »
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5 Tips to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

5 Tips to Survive Your Family During the Holidays
By Kym B. As you reach for the last piece of stale miniature chocolate that lingered for a month from the October festivities, you realize that the holidays are once again upon us. The only constant thing that you can rely on, during this season, is it will not be always perfect, it will not... Read more »

My Sad Life as the Side Chick

My Sad Life as the Side Chick
By Zondra Hughes Once you’ve been a Side Chick, you can’t shake that experience–especially if it didn’t end well. I should know, I was a Side Chick. Iowa State University can be a sad place when you’re the only brown girl for miles, and yes, I do mean miles. The few black guys on campus... Read more »

Brides Beware: 5 ‘To-Dos’ Before You Say ‘I Do’

 Brides Beware: 5 ‘To-Dos’ Before You Say ‘I Do’
  By Jasmine Browley Last month, we were all inundated with the news of singer Ciara’s engagement to chart topping rapper, Future. Along with their happy announcement of future (pun intended) wedded bliss, came the rumblings of less than flattering coverage of Future’s baby mama drama. The rapper has three young children (an 11, 4,... Read more »
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