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 …

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 …

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 …

When You’re the Other Woman — to a Bromance

Sometimes, relationships can get a little more complicated than what we bargained for -- in terms of numbers. And this doesn't apply to the cute, kinky kind of way. Instead, we may feel as if we're in a relationship with more than one person, maybe two people. It can be confusing, weird, comforting at times …

The Year of 28

I always heard that everything starts to come together at 28. People settle down and get married, you kind of find what you want to do in life and your career starts to take hold, people nestle into their true personalities. Supposedly, it's the best year of your 20s. You're unapologetic, still young enough to …