Donald Sterling Has Destroyed The Integrity Of The Game

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 Share on Tumblr By now we’ve heard the disparaging racist remarks by Donald Sterling. If you haven’t, then I’m sure you at least have a gist of the story. Just to bring you up to speed, check this out: Now the title of this post might come off as me painting with a broad brush. […]

The One Thing She Really Wanted

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 Share on Tumblr Duane’s nose nudged her hair to the side, exposing the back of her neck. He took a second to let the Acqua di Gioia he’d bought her a week ago serve as a reminder of his good decision-making. Before becoming intoxicated by the scent, he asked her a question he’d answered a […]

Interview: Just Been Tested talks STD awareness

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 Share on Tumblr HIV and AIDS have become ever prevalent over the last 20 years, especially in minority communities. While science and awareness has matured, we still have a lot of ignorance on the subject. Whether it’s an aversion to doctors or lack of education on the subject, sexually transmitted diseases and their cases continue […]

How One Man Became Jaded: The Final Chapter

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 Share on TumblrClick here to check out the rest of the series.  When I started this series, I was worried that by writing it I would come off as an innocent bystander who had no fault in how things progressed and ultimately ended. I definitely shouldered my fair share of deceitfulness, stubbornness and spitefulness. I didn’t […]

How One Man Became Jaded: Part 5

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 Share on Tumblr Click here to check out the rest of the series.  The next three months were a blur of fights and arguments. I became numb to a lot of the bullsh*t. I looked back at a lot of things I put up with and got progressively angrier. In hindsight, I should have just […]

How One Man Became Jaded: Part 4

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 Share on Tumblr Click here for the other parts of the series.  After we got back together things were going strong for a good four months before we began to hit rough patches. I can’t remember exactly what caused this particular argument, but we were mad at each other for a couple days. The fact […]

Dream Crushing: Is It Ever For the Win? Let’s Discuss…

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 Share on Tumblr  A few days ago, boobookins and I were sittin’ on the couch with laptops in laps. We don’t stare at each other’s screens, but it was obvious we were both on Facebook. I was checking up on a few folks I hadn’t heard from since the storm. She was lookin’ at pictures […]

Hurricane Sandy: Requiem

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 Share on Tumblr On Saturday October 27th, I was gearing up for a normal weekend. I had a birthday coming up on that Sunday, along with a Nike Football Society flag football game. Halloween parties were the norm this weekend, and everyone looked forward to a weekend filled with costumes and debauchery. Embedded in the […]

Thank You for The Biggest Month in History

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 Share on Tumblr  With it being November 1st, I wanted to take a moment — well, a post — to reflect on the month of October, which was the greatest month in SBM history. But before I get to that, we want to thank the SBM readers, both new and tenured, for helping make this […]

Why Didn’t It Work Out? Was it Him or Me?

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 Share on Tumblr I can only describe this man as everything I ever wanted.  Most people say, “everything I wanted in a man” or “everything I wanted in my life” but that would not have captured exactly how I felt about him.  We met in my freshman year of college.  He would wait outside of […]