The year was 2018, I was 22, and my friend was having a lingerie party for her birthday. She talked to this guy who lived on communication hill, and his dad, brother, and cousin all lived around the corner. So obviously, all of them were at the party as well. This was not the first … More Lacey’s Tale: Bye Wig
I still cry sometimes when I think of you.When I wrote the email. When I signed the deal.You’ve never let me settle. Never let me see myself as less than we both knew I was.I still wish to share my wins with you.To see your face light up when I share the good news.Hear you … More Good isnt Good Enough
If there is a myth that the African American community deals with the most, it is this: “Black people don’t need to go to therapy! We’re strong all by ourselves!” Or my personal favorite: “We got the Lord on our side! We don’t need therapy!” News flash everyone, black people go to therapy as well! … More News Flash: Black People Go To Therapy Too!
Change comes only if you want it. The saying that has been resonating with me for three to four months now is ”the best apology is changed behavior”. The friendships with the bad behavior patterns causing pain but not astronomically sat in comfort while l suffered silently. The friendships with catastrophic damage were determined the … More Change Is Only For The Willing
The definition of fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. So tell me what your fears are; what causes you to freeze and the hairs on your body to stand? I’m terrified of spiders and if you aren’t then check … More Scured, Ain’t You?
If there’s something that colleges and universities love, it’s diversity. Not only because of the student body, and the rise of the population, but let’s be honest. When people see diversity, the university sees dollar signs. However, I truly believe that administrators don’t understand what African American students go through. I would know, I’m one … More Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted
I did not invite them in.They have transcended space and time, And here they are; who let them in? This house is not a home,But I have nowhere else to roam. They have set up shop!In my living room, bedroom, dining room —I am fed up! This must stop! This house is not a home, But I … More This house is not a home
Tolerance: the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with. And let me tell you something… I’ve been tolerating some of these mutha’s for far too long. I do my best not to come off as a bitch. I smile, I laugh … More Venting Session: I’m Only Tolerating You
I woke up to his face and realized that my sneaky link had turned into a overnight stay. I quickly grabbed my clothes and was pulled back in by his arms. This one night made me realize that we couldn’t go back to being just friends. I couldn’t even deny the feelings that came with … More Intertwined Part II
If you haven’t read Chapter One be sure to read it to see how we got here: “Nas sat on the other end of his phone waiting for Rebecca’s reply. He saw the three dots moving, but they immediately disappeared. He’d been going back and forth in his mind, wondering if he’d made the right … More “Let’s Be Friends” Chapter 2 – Nasir