Posts tagged "friendship"

A Note From the Other Woman

A Note From the Other Woman
By A Comeaux As we all know there are two sides to every story, here’s hers… We hear stories of homewreckers and “slut buckets” from the club, but this isn’t that. THIS other woman isn’t her and I honestly felt compelled to tell her side. Go with me, and if you open your mind, you’ll... 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 »

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 »
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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 »

Open Letter to My Sister

Open Letter to My Sister
This letter is open to you, me and every woman in our realm. I’m thinking about my teenaged sister who I know needs me but I can’t seem to get through to her. With an ambition to launch a collective to mentor young ladies by women of all walks of life and social statuses, my... Read more »

If You're With Me, Leave Your Cell Behind

If You're With Me, Leave Your Cell Behind
FRIENDS: How many of us have them? Supernaturally connecting the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Artistically canvasing layers of colors that hide childhood secrets, adult fears and interim magic. Like the first time you felt like you weren’t alone. That one time in band camp where you confessed your insecurities over lemonade and sugar... Read more »
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Over-Analyze This: How Self-Doubt Ruins Everything

The Conjuring By Celeste T. Parker The worst pain is self-inflicted. I’ve always felt this way, but the emotions are intensified on what will easily go down as one of the worst days of my life.  For as long as I can remember I’ve dreamed of being a writer a la Carrie Bradshaw: the cool... 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 »

Cool Girls

Cool Girls
by Gina B. Are there any other Cool Girls out there?? I have a lot of platonic male friends, and I’ve always been “the cool girl.” I can hang out with the guys, and they confide in me because they know they have nothing to lose, and they enjoy an unbiased female opinion. As a... Read more »
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The Cougar & the Taker

The Cougar & the Taker
By Zondra Hughes Can you handle the truth? Really, if a lover sat you down and told you exactly why he was in this thing with you—whatever your thing is—would you be able to handle it? Gracie* had no choice. Gracie was an event planner, the A-list kind that the moneyed set kept well-fed. She... Read more »