Posts tagged "expectations"

Your Dating Checklist is Keeping You Single

Your Dating Checklist is Keeping You Single
By A Comeaux So I’m on twitter minding other people’s business when I run across a tweet of attributes required of woman worthy to be dubbed ‘wifey’ material. Now upon initial view I slightly gagged but as I scrolled down my timeline, I noticed this ‘List’ sparked quite the debate! The young lad who published... Read more »

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 Prince Charming was a Fraud

My Prince Charming was a Fraud
By Sylvia Snowden It can be awfully hard to spot a fake Gucci Bag, if you’ve never seen the real thing.  Unfortunately, love kinda works the same way.  You’d be hard-pressed to spot a counterfeit lover if you’ve never experienced pure, unadulterated love.  You need some kind of model. What do you do if you... Read more »
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Ladies Beware: Baby Boys are Making a Comeback

Ladies Beware: Baby Boys are Making a Comeback
Attack of the Baby Boys…aka GMB’s (Grown Men Babies): By Devin Miller Before I get there, let me start by saying, I am not condemning any individuals who have fell on hard times, or who are putting forth strong effort and not receiving results, this is not for you. Don’t give up, you are awesome. ... Read more »

I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation

I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation
Pardon My Transparency By A Comeaux Consider this my ode to rare form. This is usually the season of two things: raging hormones I affectionately call my mating season where any and everything is ‘fire in the pants for me’. Like, literally everything looks good enough to eat. This can be detrimental as I take... Read more »

I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope

I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope
By A Comeaux I love Scandal, but  I if said this on Twitter the #Gladiators would snatch my wig! Here in the confines of my online blog, I will tell you my true feelings. (*Insert smirk with a side eye.) We, African-American women, are proud that we have a well-spoken, educated, attractive and fiercely dressed woman in an elite... Read more »
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Newsflash: A Date is NOT Going Dutch

By A Comeaux So I’ve taken some time to live life offline and focus on things that soothe my soul and matters of the heart. I lacked this in the past. So I figured with all the changes going on, one of the biggest changes is my love/dating life. No I haven’t gotten lucky, but... Read more »

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents
By Nicole M. Dorrell Summer is over, parents, so let’s discuss the serious business of educating your child. This year, my daughter Logan is entering the 3rd grade and she will begin taking statewide exams.  Statewide exams can be very intimidating to an 8-year-old, and I don’t want her to be anxious about the 3rd... Read more »

He's Only Human--Do You Expect Too Much?

By Liz Lampkin How many of us remember Jeffrey Osborne’s song titled Only Human? Well I do…in fact it’s one of my favorite songs. As I sit and listen to Jeffrey’s sultry voice and the timeless melodies that accompany the lyrics, my ears are drawn into listening in depth to the lyrics, and thinking about... Read more »
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Being Mary Jane: Who Saves Super Woman?

Being Mary Jane: Who Saves Super Woman?
By Sylvia Snowden I grew up longing to be a “superwoman.” But that’s what everyone encouraged me to do, after all.  “Study hard” my parents said, “so you can grow up and get a good job.”  “Speak up and assert yourself,” my pediatrician used to tell me, “that’s key to having a successful career,” she’d... Read more »