Tag Archives: dating

March 21

On Pseudo-Feminist Playboys

In this video, I discuss encounters with “brothers” who call themselves allies of Black women nd wax eloquently about women’s rights for all the wrong reasons.

January 31

30-Day Challenge Day Eleven: Your Current Relationship

30 Day Writing Challenge Day Eleven: Your Current Relationship (if single, discuss that too) When I saw this topic listed for Day Eleven of the 30 Day Challenge, I was delighted!  I don’t have a relationship to discuss, so I will instead share my post-divorce experiences and outlook on love and dating in the 21st […]

October 21

Parent Life: Out Of Sync

In the latest installment of Parent Life I discuss my reticence in filling my daughters’ head with the ideas I was given about marriage and motherhood, and how the disparity in what we teach girls and boys as children leads to problems in adulthood:

June 08

The Case of The ‘MBA’: Love, Dating and Infidelity in My Thirties

The year that I turned thirty I bemoaned my plight as a divorcee to a long-time friend. For me the age of thirty was the first in a list of magical ages beat into my head by family and society(thirty-five and forty-two are the others). When I was fifteen years old I had a clear […]

An Unrequited Love

I’ve been fascinated by and drawn to dark-skinned black men for as long as I can remember. I suppose one could attempt to psychoanalyze me and uncover the reasons why this is so. Perhaps it’s because I associate dark skin with the most enduring picture I have of my father. In his Marine portrait he is […]

Shades of Blackness: ‘And It Don’t Stop’

I thank all of you who have followed this series on Colorism and listened to my journey. The response I’ve received has been truly overwhelming. I started this blog about two and a half years ago, and prior to addressing this topic I had twenty eight subscribers. In the short period of time that has […]