Posts in category "Girl Power"

Hey Woman, That Slut is Your Sister

Hey Woman, That Slut is Your Sister
By Tinita Tennant She’s a slut. She’s a whore. And she’s your Sister. Seriously my last nerve was plucked as I watched one of the leading daytime talk shows debate if another woman was indeed a slut or not. I was perturbed to hear another woman say she’s not a slut, she’s a whore; a... Read more »

Sneaky Woman Dating Friends' Husbands

Sneaky Woman Dating Friends' Husbands
By Kym B. How do you tell your very close friend that her continuous pattern of dating married men is wrong? Let me clarify, her bad habit involves dating married men that are her friends’ husbands. Since I have been privy to her side life, it has made girls night out very uncomfortable. When we... Read more »

Dear Men: I'm Single Because of YOU

Dear Men: I'm Single Because of YOU
By Angela T. Jones Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Steve Harvey and I was afforded a moment to ask him specifically about one of my biggest dilemmas when it comes to dating men: my career and the fact that a lot of men expect me to give up my career, goals and dreams... Read more »
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Why Body-Shame a MISSING 12-Year-Old Girl?

Why Body-Shame a MISSING 12-Year-Old Girl?
 Note: Out of respect to the 12-year-old child, we will not post her picture here. By Nicole Harding What does 12 look like? Why does it matter? Last week the news went out that a 12-year-old girl was missing and the news report stated that she was probably with a 15-year-old. The local press was... Read more »

Do Us a Favor, and Just Stop Lying

Do Us a Favor, and Just Stop Lying
By Shameeka Hunt Lying holds us back. As an entrepreneur, I know I’m not alone when I tell you that broken promises and outright lies are maddening. There comes a point in everyone’s life when you should just be honest with yourself and others about what you are interested in—or not. Don’t be fake; choose... Read more »

A Recovering Addict's Letter to Her Children

A Recovering Addict's Letter to Her Children
By Rachel Trimble My darling innocent ones, You only know me as Mommy, and I hope that is the only way you will ever know me. But someday you will ask me why I call myself an addict and what does that mean, anyway? Being an addict means that mommy used to be very sick,... Read more »
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Behold, the Good Girl is Dead.

Behold, the Good Girl is Dead.
By Sylvia Snowden Kim Kardashian and Kanye West mean absolutely nothing to me. No disrespect or anything, it’s just that in the grand scheme of my life, they’re of no consequence. So when I heard they were finally getting married, I didn’t care (not even a little). But one day, my girlfriends asked me to... Read more »

Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears

 Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears
By Courtney Waldon “Did she just…? No she didn’t!” These are phrases we use when someone has crossed a line or disrespected us. How do you handle the feeling, especially when it’s a close friend? Let me tell you my story, I’ll try to keep it brief. Let’s call my friend Veronica. Veronica and I... Read more »

Men: They Don't Make Them Like They Used To!

By A Comeaux With my birthday soon approaching, another year being single and baffled at the lies and disappointments filling sweet memories’ space, I began to reflect. Where are the men of valor? The strong, courageous men who fought for freedoms and rights we live on today are likened to dinosaurs. We read about them... Read more »
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The Strategy of Dating . . . If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for an A**hole

The Strategy of Dating . . . If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for an A**hole
by Gina B. It took a while for me to realize that dating requires strategy. Out of college as a young adult, I dated haphazardly and infrequently.  I was more excited about work and my social life with friends.  A man had to be really aggressive to get my attention, and most guys didn’t have the... Read more »