Posts tagged "friends"

The One Relationship Red Flag You Can't Ignore

The One Relationship Red Flag You Can't Ignore
by Toya Nicole Anytime you enter a new relationship, whether it’s a business partnership, friendship or relationship you should always proceed with caution and be aware of any red flags. As it relates to dating, a red flag that I don’t think should be ignored is dealing with a man that has too many female... Read more »

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers
By Zondra Hughes No is a powerful little word that is sometimes hard to say when a so-called friend or lover is staring you in the face, and asking you to cross a line. If you don’t say no when the favor asked will put you at risk personally, professionally, and, um, financially, you may... Read more »

5 Benefits of the Friend Zone

5 Benefits of the Friend Zone
By A Comeaux I’d be lying if I say it’s never happened to me: Rejection. When you approach someone you feel/hope you have a chance with, a solid yes is the goal. You pursue, be it subtle or blatant, with the undaunted ambition of a love connection. Life has taught me that one plus one... Read more »
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Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness

Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness
Live Your Own Success By Kym B. Have you ever watched Loony Tunes, with Sylvester the Cat who is on a constant mission trying to catch and eat Tweety Bird?  Sylvester envies the swiftness of Tweety and despises the bird’s beauty.  He spends episodes trying to outwit and outsmart Tweety’s very being.  The more Tweety... Read more »

Relationships: 3 Things to Know Before Becoming Facebook Friends

By Sarah Gooding, Guest Blogger You’ve had your first date and you can’t get him off your mind. What is the next logical step after a great date? The Facebook Friend Request. You’ve likely already exhausted all of his public photos. Now you want more. What was he doing last weekend? Do his friends look... Read more »

Friendship: I Know You Are But What Am I?

By A Comeaux Play me a song. I need a tune to help me write and it’s right at the tip of my pen but it’s not coming to me… “Friends. How many of us have them…? Yes! Whodini!! Alright! Had to go old school real quick but now that I have my song I... Read more »
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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 »

Emotional Predators Surface During the Holidays

Emotional Predators Surface During the Holidays
 By Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster I have been preyed upon recently by “wolves in sheep’s clothing,” after the loss of my husband and sister, and let’s just say that I’ve put my running shoes on and I run like hell is chasing me these days. Many have lost loved ones, are financially broken, emotionally disconnected... Read more »

Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.

Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.
By Zondra Hughes You must feed the hole. The more you feed it, the more it needs to be fed. Someone will monitor your hole; are you feeding it at the same pace as your colleagues? If you’re tired, or weary, or sick, someone else will feed the hole. That was a threat, did you... Read more »
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