~~Doran & Jezscia…Catfish, Colorism and Black Women’s Role In It~~

Like most 20-somethings that live on their own and that stretch out a pot of pasta for as a long as possible so they can pay their bills, I don’t have cable. The only time I watch actual TV is when I’m over my parents’ house or when I get some type of gumption from… Continue reading ~~Doran & Jezscia…Catfish, Colorism and Black Women’s Role In It~~

Ain’t Nothing Worst Than a Gay Man Scorned: The Kerry Rhodes Issue

The urban blogsphere has been erupting lately with the story of NFL free agent and former Arizona Cardinals team member, Kerry Rhodes and his private affair with his personal assistant and lover, Russell “Hollywood” Simpson. Pictures of Rhodes and Simpson in “compromising,” situations were blasted all over the internet. When asked about them, Rhode vehemently… Continue reading Ain’t Nothing Worst Than a Gay Man Scorned: The Kerry Rhodes Issue

“I Feel So Behind!”~~Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Life to Another’s

The American version of time is so embedded in our culture that we tend to allow it to spill over from the day-to-day activities to our entire lifetime. Let me explain: By 16 you’re supposed to have your first love; by 18, you’ve should’ve date 2 boys by now, have graduated from high school and… Continue reading “I Feel So Behind!”~~Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Life to Another’s

Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Just-a-Friend

My experience with Mr. Just-a-Friend isn’t something I’m particularly proud of. You see, now one knows who Mr. Just-a-Friend is–no one in my personal life, no friends, no family. I can honestly say that he was a MISTAKE. lol I met Mr. Just-a-Friend when my “relationship,” with Mr. Insecure was doing a deep spiral downward… Continue reading Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Just-a-Friend

Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Insecure

Out of all the guys I’ve dated, Mr. Insecure was my heart. He and I went through the same ups and downs when it came to relationships. We’ve both had our heart-broken more times than we wanted to. We were both more than a little insecure about ourselves and others–All we wanted to do was… Continue reading Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Insecure

Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Introduction

I’m 23-years-old and I never had a boyfriend. There, I said it. Should I be admitted into an insane asylum? Should the townsfolk run me into an old Victorian castle with their pitchforks and fire torches? It takes a long time for a woman my age to admit something that society finds so shocking. And… Continue reading Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Introduction

The Tired Black Man and the Angry Black Woman:How to Soothe Both Sides~~Conclusion

I can’t and won’t persuade a person to date inside their culture if they don’t want to, but do consider your reasoning. Why do you want to date outside your race? Is it because you’re tired of a woman’s anger. Are you tired of her nagging and “put downs”? Are you tired of her scathing… Continue reading The Tired Black Man and the Angry Black Woman:How to Soothe Both Sides~~Conclusion