It isn’t easy letting go of the love of your life. It takes patience, and balls. It takes heartache and an overwhelming amount of love for yourself. Because in the shadows of contentment is sacrifice. Sacrificing your fantasy for reality. Or your sanity for clarity. It's like letting go of mounds of Olive Garden pasta … Continue reading What Is Love Without Letting Go?
Love. Hatred. Resentment. Sadness. Arguments, Misunderstanding. Loneliness. Beauty. Laughter. Possessiveness. Growth. Death. Life. Marriage. is all of the above. It translates the deepest emotions into the most aggressive actions at the drop of a dime. It is the effervescent mirror that reflects our behaviors and tendencies. The mirror that we naturally avoid as we settle … Continue reading Love Isn’t Enough.
There is this ability we have. The ability to die over and over while trying desperately to look alive. Putting on makeup and cute clothes to feel beautiful. Convincing ourselves that we have to keep going or life will drown us with no remorse. We wake up early and sleep late. We're the backbone to the … Continue reading A Dying Superhero
Wahala [Wah-ha-lah] 1. Problem Ex: No wahala, I go move. (No problem, I’ll move) 2. Trouble Ex: Wahala dey come. (Trouble is coming.) For many,many years, I've deemed myself unworthy of the trouble and conflict that comes with difficult conversations and conflict resolution. I've been told that I seem as if nothing bothers me. Or … Continue reading I’m Worth The Wahala
Over the past few years, I've noticed a distinct pattern among women in relationships. I've had friends that are in relationships, waiting anxiously for their men to propose to them. Some of them waiting 2 years, others waiting 5; and I could relate because I felt the same while waiting to be proposed to by … Continue reading Impatiently Waiting
I'd like to begin this piece with a confession: I watch Being Mary Jane and I love it. In contrast to the dramatic and somewhat shameful first season; this season, Mary Jane uses her platform to touch on prominent issues in the black community. The show has strategically highlighted issues with race, women, family and … Continue reading Sub tweeting & Unforgiveness.
Sunday night, I wrote a post about 25 of my biggest secrets and shared that blog post with the world! The response that I received was overwhelming in that I didn't expect so many people to identify with my secrets! One of the funniest things happened as a result; a few people contacted me personally … Continue reading Digging Deeper – #15