Collateral beauty: The realization of being a black woman

Even when I was a little, high-yellow 4-year-old running around with Shirley Temple curls in some random, hot pink tutu when I didn't even take ballet, I complained that there were not enough black people on TV. I've always been vocal and fought for what -- in my mind -- I thought was right. I …

Keeping From Those in Denial…and Crazy

https://youtu.be/0Bdj0jmlVHQ Breakups happen in relationships. As unfortunate as it is, it's something that we come to expect at a certain point whenever we're involved with a person and know that our run with them may not last forever. However, what is not cool is when people take a turn for the worse. It's not always …

Embracing the swirl: Interracial dating

Let's just address the elephant in the room: interracial dating. It's something, I'm sure, we've all either thought about or participated in ourselves. And typically I do not like to address harder issues in this lifestyle blog and prefer to stay on the lighter side of things, but it's something that is definitely relevant in …

Not waiting in vain, just for your divorce

Sometimes, our past has a funny way of catching up with us. Maybe it's not a past that we know well, but a past that graced by without us fully knowing. Something that we were only remotely familiar with, but we did know of its existence. Like a ghost that floats by playing some sort …