I’ve been thinking a lot about parenting lately – not because I have small children, but because I have grown ones. I reflect on decisions I made as a young mother (I had my first child at sixteen) and I… Read More ›
Working the Kinks Out
It’s easy to look at someone else and find fault with them, or summize that they have “issues” because they won’t act right – or behave in ways that please you. But there’s also a lot of value in stopping… Read More ›
Getting Married | How Long Should One Wait for a Proposal?
I’ve given plenty of advice on this blog, especially during my serial dating stint: Six Key Pieces of Dating Advice for Single Men Five Key Dating Tips for Single Women Five Unusual Tips for a Successful Long Distance Relationship How… Read More ›
Natural Progression in Relationships | Do What’s Right For You
Always remember, what’s a natural progression for you may be totally different or out of sync for someone else. Remember Oprah considered marrying her long-time beau Steadman Graham because after decades of dating, taking their relationship to the “next level”… Read More ›
Should Your Man Be Super Tight with His Ex?
You meet a great man, and he ticks all the boxes on your list – he’s the right height, the right shape, smart, handsome, well dressed, well traveled and then some – anything you’ve envisioned. And — he has an… Read More ›
Birthday Cards from My Ex
I spent eleven years with my ex “M.” And every time I’m on a cleaning spree, (Today I’m going through old magazines – I have a collection. Smh.) I find cards from him (birthday, mother’s day, etc.). At the time,… Read More ›
Excess Baggage (Thank you. I Release You!)
I’ve been meaning to write a follow up on this post I put up a few weeks ago. The whole premise was that we should try to heal our issues before showing up to new relationships with “old shit” (I.e…. Read More ›
When You Show Up to a New Relationship with Old Shit
Several of my women friends have gone on dating hiatuses at some point or another. I can’t tell you their reasons because I don’t know. But anytime I’ve taken a break – well first off, I’ve been in long term… Read More ›