Tag Archives: relationships

October 24

To New Beginnings…

I sit in the terminal at JFK International Airport, the heavy rain and gray skies reminding me of the city I’m returning to. But the gloomy weather isn’t enough to dampen my spirits. Indeed, as the events of the last five days play in my head, I’m overcome with a sense of tranquility and gratitude. […]

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 […]

January 21

30-Day Writing Challenge Day Three: First Love

30- Day Writing Challenge Day Three: First Love/First Kiss My initial experiences with love and kissing took place on different occasions so I’ll publish two posts today to describe them. First Love I mulled over the first love part, wondering exactly what was meant. Did my adolescent shenanigans apply? There was my puppy love back in […]

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:

September 25

Act Like A Queen?

In today’s short vlog I share an observation inspired by both the season premiere of Scandal and my dealings with a particular sector of my community:  

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 […]

May 14

Nah: On Pop Culture and Parenting

On most days I am a bit of a musical snob. I’m content to listen to music via Pandora or playlists composed of songs purchased on iTunes from the smaller circle of artists I deem worthy enough of my money. On my commute to work I often listed to lovers rock. While cooking I put […]