Category: Self worth

I've Been Married for 4 Years. Why Am I So Lonely?

Posed by a professional model. By Jane Doe  Editor’s note: Jane Doe submitted a question confidentially to the #SBCCHAT (our weekly relationship chat on Twitter) about her situation, and we asked her for more details. Jane decided to submit this blog instead.  I’ve been married for 4 years, so why do I feel so lonely?  ... Read more »

Storytime: My Lace Front Wig Made Me Fat

Posed by a professional model. By Mika Njoku, Six Brown Chicks Correspondent Disclaimer: I’m not fat-shaming, or wig-shaming, you. I’m telling you about what happened to me, currently a fat person, who is trying to lose weight to improve my overall health. Now, let’s tackle some fake news: You know that extra 20 pounds Americans... Read more »

Aisha Isreal: 5 Signs He's Living a Double-Life

Aisha Isreal: 5 Signs He's Living a Double-Life
by Aisha Isreal Fourteen years of my life were spent being married to a sex addict. For many years, I thought he was incredibly forgetful, bad with time management, and simply immature. Once I began paying attention, and following up on information he gave me, I realized he was a liar. Knowing he was a liar, led... Read more »
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For Singles: 6 Things to Know about Those Perfect Social Media Couples

For Singles: 6 Things to Know about Those Perfect Social Media Couples
By Devin Miller Hey single one, do you feel slighted by the mini #jayandbeys of the world? Have your friends been punishing your pupils with their “couple goals” hashtags and matching outfits? Does it feel that everyone is boo’ed up but you? Well lean in, my single friends: I have some vital information that I... Read more »

Mom is Gone-But I Must Go On

Mom is Gone-But I Must Go On
By Nicole Harding I am liking, loving and smiling at the hundreds of images filling my feed of “mom and me.” There is even a Facebook frame for it. Nice. My smile and good cheer are genuine, yet I can’t help but feel conflicted. While I am a proud mother of 3, I am a... Read more »

Author Torri Stuckey: Learn His Code Language

Author Torri Stuckey: Learn His Code Language
By Torri Stuckey It’s difficult to determine the motive of every man who approaches you. Always assuming the worst would make you a cynic; however, believing every word a man says would make you gullible. Men lie, as do women. Learning to decipher code language, verbal and non-verbal, can be the difference in giving your... Read more »
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The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone

The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone
By Kym B. Listen and silent are spelled with the same letters the Instagram post read and it piqued my curiosity. To me, this was the perfect anagram. It really hit me how the two words ‘listen’ and ‘silent’ are so closely aligned; they are in precision. The power of listening, says author Rachel Naomi Remen,... Read more »

Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness

Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness
By Kym B. “Your priority is not my emergency,” is a phrase I used often on my children, but I have learned lately that it applies to every area of my life. 1. Trying to live life according to someone else’s standards will get you nowhere. When you put another as a top priority in... Read more »

How to Make HER Have an Affair

How to Make HER Have an Affair
by Gina B. This one is for the men. It’s a cautionary article, because it appears that some of you don’t quite understand.  Or maybe it’s that you don’t care.  Either way, as you know, men and women are wired quite differently.   Some of you espouse the theory that, unlike women, men are not programmed... Read more »
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Drama Detox: 6 Steps to Shake the Snakes in Your Life

Drama Detox: 6 Steps to Shake the Snakes in Your Life
By A Comeaux As most of you may know I’ve embarked on a journey of clean eating, self-care and limitless thinking. This is no easy feat as it has cost me my most beloved vices: sex, men and liquor (as a sleep aid or social crutch or simply because, sad.) At the onset, I didn’t... Read more »