It was one of those rare 65 degree November nights in the city where magic happens. AEON, a new men’s magazine, was having their launch party in the Samsung store on 59th Columbus circle. Imani and I had met the group of five friends from New Jersey who had founded the mag the night before [...]Continue Reading →
“You almost feel ashamed. That someone could be that important that without them you feel like nothing.”
The first time I watched Rihanna’s “We Found Love” was like staring in a mirror watching my life with an ex sans smoking 20 cigarettes at once or sitting in a tub full of water fully clothed. [...]Continue Reading →
It was 3 o’clock in the morning on a Friday night. Kenya, her boyfriend Ez, my boyfriend and I had just left Hurricane on 2nd Avenue in downtown Nashville. We danced so hard I sweated out my perm. There’s nothing like the DJ’s down south who know how to make a party pop. (I miss [...]Continue Reading →
Some nights when I can’t sleep I lie in bed scrolling down my timeline on Twitter from my cell to see what folks are talking about. One night in particular I was shocked to see a gem of valuable wisdom that struck a cord in me so deep that I’ve thought on it for a [...]Continue Reading →
It’s not surprising that too many women are confused as to what love really looks like. None of us realized as little girls the mountains we would have to climb as women in areas of life and love. By our mid-twenties, too many of us have experienced the pain of infidelity, men walking away from [...]Continue Reading →
One of the fastest routes to changing the course of your relationship is moving in with your significant other.
Economically cohabitation is beneficial when you live in a metropolitan city where the cost of living is significantly higher than rural areas. Ideally two incomes paying one set of bills equals significant savings for everyone involved. [...]Continue Reading →
Whether or not men and women can truly be platonic friends is an ongoing debate. And the answers to the puzzling question are as numbered as Tiger Woods’ mistresses.
It is my belief men and women truly can be platonic friends. I also encourage women to get some male friends [...]Continue Reading →
“Man I been doing good. Congrats on your BBC interview,” said Wisdom.
“Thank you, but what’s wrong man? I asked. “I can tell from your voice you’re not good.”
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Religion and I have a strange relationship.
I believe in God and consider myself a Christian. My church attendance is sporadic based on the state of mind I’m in at the moment. And I pray far less than I should as a believer.
I have a lot of unanswered questions. Furthermore, there are facts about [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday I was reading my Twitter boo and fellow writer Stuart McDonald’s blog post “I Am Ready for Love…Or Am I? As I read the great points Stu made while humming the tunes of India Arie’s song, I began reflecting on the question he posed.
Memorial Day weekend was a long overdue girl [...]Continue Reading →