(In memory of 22 year old Tiarah Poyau. She was shot in the face & killed at the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn last weekend for telling a man "get off me" after he came up from behind and started grinding on her.) Men & women. We take trips to the bar, to work, to school, … Continue reading Masculinity So Fragile: Why Does Rejection Lead To Uncomfortable & Dangerous Situations?
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When you go out with your friends for dinner, or you're on a date, or you're with your family, you expect to spend time with them, right? I mean, you're in their presence for a reason. These are people you actually like; people you're actually interested in; people you may care about. You're together, but … Continue reading The Lost Art of Conversation
This past weekend Teyana Taylor SHUT DOWN the VMA's (and the internet) when Kanye premiered his new video for the single FADE off of his album TLOP, starring the beautiful and amazingly fit Teyana herself. Her undeniably incredible physique had men and women admiring her, including myself. I always thought her body was banging since … Continue reading #Goals?… Get Real.
If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say "Men know what they want, and if they wanted to be with you, there would be no question about it", I'd be pretty well off. Uh huh, I know you've heard it before... I know we make time for the things that we … Continue reading He’s Just Not In A Position To Reciprocate Your Energy
Back in May of 2015, I watched a lot of my friends I went to school with walk across that stage to get their diplomas. It was a really rough time for me. I felt defeated because I thought that I should've been right there alongside them. I felt like I failed because I couldn't … Continue reading I Know You Workin’ Day & Night To Get A College Degree
(before we get started... yes the title is another Drake lyric. You will be getting a lot of these, along with Beyonce & Jay-Z lyrics. Get with it.) Have you ever been stewing over something, anything involving another person, and it just shifts your whole aura? Your surroundings that you generate? I deal with this … Continue reading Forgiveness For Your Ways…
Me, me, it's all about me! 🙂 It took me a long time to realize that being selfish is a good thing. I have always put relationships with people (whether they be familial relationships, friendships, or romantic relationships) before myself. I like to cater to people and be there for them whenever they need me. … Continue reading It’s All About You!: Why Your 20’s Are The Best Years to Be Selfish
"Bitch (noun): A woman who won't bang her head against the wall obsessing over someone else's opinion-- be it a man or anyone else in her life. She understands that if someone does not approve of her, it's just one person's opinion; therefore, it's of no real importance. She doesn't try to live up to … Continue reading Call Me What You Want… But Watch Me Work While You Do So
This whole shift in blog content was actually inspired from a tweet that came from a guy that said something along the lines of "I don't know why women wear makeup, guys are still going to love you anyway. Just let me see those pimples now before we wake up in the morning, I promise … Continue reading Makeup: You Like It, I Love It
Yes. I am revamping, or "changing the structure of" my blog. I always want to come on here and write, but I just could not find inspiration. I mean there are so many things to write about, but I wanted to write about something that mattered. Something that could possibly help at least one person. … Continue reading REVAMPED: Women Empowerment, That’s That Sh*t I Do Like