~~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~~

“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 Have Learned from Dating ~~ Mr. No Vision

Mr.  No-Vision was the type of guy I felt I was SUPPOSED to be with. He was a church-boy. I was a church-girl. He could sing with such a power. I could praise dance very well. He was the pastor’s favorite kid in the church. I was the favorite girl in the church. He was… Continue reading Mistakes and Consequences: What I Have Learned from Dating ~~ Mr. No Vision

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