Category: Gender roles

When She Stopped Faking, She Found Love

By Sylvia Snowden He stared at me with such intensity that I was almost certain he knew what I looked like naked; though, I’d never actually undressed for him.  I was staring at him, too. I’d always wanted to fall in love but, I never really believed it would happen. For one, I was old,... Read more »

Listen Up… Grown Men Are Talking!

By Yanni Brown This morning I woke up wondering, doubting and thinking about love. The love that we sometimes give, take for granted, share, receive, lose or even bury because quite frankly sometimes the residue of love hurts. I’m often asked “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” We live in a world of givers... Read more »

When is it okay to be gay?

When is it okay to be gay?
By A Comeaux I’ve been dancing around these feelings. I’m tiptoeing on banana peels in fear of slipping my foot in my mouth. Yet the fire burns. The questions whisper as much as they shout and they demolish any crumb of doubt! I’m a writer. While I try to bring thought provoking blogs to the... Read more »
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The Benefit of Doing Nothing…

The Benefit of Doing Nothing…
The benefit of doing nothing… By Yanni Brown Sometimes you just don’t know what to do! I’m learning that feeling this way is okay. I’m also learning that when you don’t know what to do it is okay to stop and “DO NOTHING”. Let me explain… So much of our lives consist of doing, being,... Read more »

Get IT In

Get IT In
By Gina B. Okay, ladies. Let’s talk about the importance of sex. There are certain mechanical aspects of a relationship — components that it desperately needs in order to survive. If your relationship is devoid of any of the following components, it might be time to re-evaluate: Like/love. Otherwise, what’s the point, right? Respect. Listen... Read more »

A Dedication for "Mrs. Daddy"

A Dedication for "Mrs. Daddy"
By A Comeaux This isn’t my rendition of the beloved Single Ladies anthem, nor is it a bash to an absent father. This, my friends, is an acknowledgment of my allegiance to those that nurture as well as discipline. Alone. By default. It’s been noted that a large number of our children weren’t planned pregnancies;... Read more »
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Gender Role Reversal in Relationships -- Have Women Become The Men They Want to Marry?

Gender Role Reversal in Relationships -- Have Women Become The Men They Want to Marry?
By Gina B. I think we’ve gotten away from the basics in relationships.   My aunt once told me that she feels sorry for my generation.  In her day, women were looking for men who could be the best providers, and men were seeking attractive women who could run a household and mother their children.   She... Read more »