Category: Complication

I Want My Ex to Come Back, But 2020 Won't Let Him

I Want My Ex to Come Back, But 2020 Won't Let Him
By Tisha Ross  It’s November. Halloween passed us by with a whimper and Christmas is around the corner. This year, the holiday season will be different, with empty chairs at the table; food insecurity, and, the overall uncertainty of the future. Imagine this scenario as a single woman, or, as a single mother like me.... Read more »

Charles Dixon: How the Sneaky Friend Ruins Relationships

Charles Dixon: How the Sneaky Friend Ruins Relationships
By Charles Dixon  One of the most dangerous threats in the jungle of love today is the FRIEND. The friend, who used to be referred to as “that’s my home girl/my dude, we got history, we go way back and so on,” has taken on an entirely new meaning. The term is used so loosely... Read more »

I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me

I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me
By Kym B. “The strongest oak tree of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.” ― Napoleon Hill And... Read more »
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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 »

I Knew I was Strong When I Became a 15-Year-Old Mom

I Knew I was Strong When I Became a 15-Year-Old Mom
By Nicole Harding Thirty years ago, I became a 15-year-old mom. Even as I type this it seems unbelievable to me. Fifteen? Mom? Where would I get the strength to raise a baby and, well, finish raising myself? I made a mental pact in those first few days of motherhood:  I would be strong and... Read more »

#Ferguson: Iyanla Vanzant is Coming

#Ferguson: Iyanla Vanzant is Coming
“My heart hurts for the family of Michael Brown and the citizens of Ferguson. In the wake of this tragic death, it is my responsibility as a mother, grandmother and teacher to show my support and to offer the community a chance to share its story with the nation,” Iyanla Vanzant said on yesterday in a... Read more »
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What Do YOU Want?

What Do YOU Want?
By A Comeaux In the past week I’ve had a few conversations and arguments alike all hovering around the debate of what people want. The expectations set on us by others, the secret desires that our fears keep us from pursuing and the dire need to ‘be accepted,’ all play vital roles in our lives.... Read more »

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope
Editors note: We’ve invited new bloggers to join our team. This little gem is from Jean Usen. Tell us what you think! Drama is Dressed to Kill and She Plays for Keeps By Jean Usen The heart, mind and spirit of a woman are her very essence. Drama creates a rift in that essence and... Read more »

Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know

Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know
Expectations about dating, love, and sex are so hard to communicate in these high-tech times, so without further ado, here are 10 things women want men to know. (Feel free to add to the list!) I am worthy of healthy love and unbridled passion.  Don’t skimp on either. Please settle your ‘pending’ divorce/separation/break-up before pursuing... Read more »
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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 »