What Is Marriage Material?

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The love bug seems to have been striking like a “motha” and it’s definitely a good look. I can’t remember a time when the celebration of nuptials and the celebration of pregnancies were almost congruent. What people have been complaining about for years might be getting satisfied. For years now on social media we’ve seen […]

Can You Let A Man Down Easy?

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We’ve all been there. We have all had to tell someone that we weren’t interested. Whether it be we weren’t interested in being in a relationship or being more than platonic friends. It’s a compromising position. To the majority of us who don’t want to intentionally hurt someone, we spend time trying to find the […]

Are Pregnancies Always To Be Celebrated?

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The title of this posts probably made an “uh oh” go off in your head. Pregnancy can be a touchy subject. It can be touchy especially in where this post will go today. It can be easily thought to be judgmental by some but I promise you nothing of the sorts. I have a story […]

“Clean” Living: Why Losing Isn’t Always Winning

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Being in shape or “fit” is what’s hot right now. Well in truth, it’s always been hot. The exposure of the fit lifestyle however is at an all time high. In this viral world in which we live we can’t escape the visuals of it. At a time it was your magazines and commercials. Then […]

The Singles Project : We Aren’t Always Who We Think We Are

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The Singles Project is a new reality show on Bravo. It follows six people from different backgrounds on their dates. It’s all about the proverbial quest to find the right one. I happen to think that through this exercise the hope is that the cast finds out more about themselves too. Today’s post focuses  partly […]

Relationships And Relocating, Are You Here For It?

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The older we get the more dimensions are entered into dating. It seems as if when you have all the answers the dating Gods change the questions. I’m a resident of Brooklyn, NY. One of if not the most expensive city to live in, in the United States. New York City is one of the […]

Take A Vacation: What I Learned Away At My Family Reunion

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It’s been a while folks and I’m glad to be back. I spent a week in Panama celebrating my family reunion. I’ll fill you in on those details in a few. What I did want to touch on was the irony of how my vacation started. The day I landed in Panama I believe was […]

Why Men “Fear” Courting A Woman

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“Embracing The Decision To Wait To Have Sex” is the latest episode in @IamJayMayo’s podcast. It was well done. I think it covered damn near every concern one might have if interested. A bulk of the discussion revolved around a man’s willingness to wait on a woman to be ready to have sex. Within that, […]

Why Being In Love Shouldn’t Feel The Same Every Time

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“I Think I fall in love a little bit with anyone who shows me their soul. This world is so guarded and fearful. I appreciate rawness so much.” The above quote was “screenshotted” by me from instagram. It speaks almost directly to what I’d like to get into today. I have become an avid listener […]

What’s Behind Twitter’s Obsession With Eating “Cake”?

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You know, it’s said that we live in a microwave society. We are trendy. We want instant gratification. I’m sure we’re conditioned to be that way at this point. At least in small doses we all have a little microwave society in us. This day I examine a small part of what’s hot in the […]