How ‘insecure’ can we be?

Thanks to filmmaker Issa Rae, Insecure has emerged as a go-to show that I love for its accuracy on millennials, relationships, and especially current black culture. We see the protagonist trying to find herself while battling woes of many 20-somethings: excelling in her career, being at odds with her best friends, finding a place in …

Settling for Less

Plenty of times as a woman in my later-20s, my friends and I have the scary talk about settling with our love lives. I have heard my friends mention or complain or try to understand the universe's will. Maybe it depends overall on our career choices, or where we are physically in our lives. We see others and their …

The Talk

After visiting my family this summer, my mom and I had the chance to have a little alone time. And she took this opportunity to give me "the talk." Not asking who I was dating, not about sex, but whether or not I ever planned on having kids. I was fairly lucky as a child …

Yeah, He’s Engaged…So What?

There comes a time in every woman or man’s life where an ex gets engaged. Maybe some of us experience this natural phenomenon more than once; it’s just the progression of life. However, it only becomes outrageous when the other person is completely in denial of their past life. It’s even more ridiculous when that …

Managing Friends Out of Your Relationship

Sometimes, women are dumb enough to allow our friends to dictate our relationships, or lack thereof. Whether a woman is seeking advice on how to get a guy, maintain a guy, or maybe she doesn't ask anything at all and her friend just manages to give her her two cents whether or not anyone really wants to hear …