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Signs Of A Toxic Family Member

We hear it all the time, blood is thicker than water, and in some fortunate cases this is true but in others when it comes to family they tend to cut us so deep they bleed us dry instead of keeping us healthy, hydrated, energized and feeling loved. A lot of times, it's normal to feel… Continue reading Signs Of A Toxic Family Member

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Cuffing the Side Chick

I loved so deeply once that the thought of losing my partner made me sick.  I couldn't imagine waking up alone without him, living or breathing without him. I found myself mesmerized by this man and all the things that he did for me. I felt that it was a privilege for me to have… Continue reading Cuffing the Side Chick


The Inspiration Behind Stalker Bae

Almost immediately, we formed a bond. We talked everyday and we would rendezvous whenever he was in town. After a few months I started to catch feelings, but his tumultuous relationship with the mother of his child caused me to feel indifferent. According to him they would constantly argue and things had even gotten physical.… Continue reading The Inspiration Behind Stalker Bae

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TSS – “She’s To Blame”

Everything is her fault; she’s the cause of all of this hurt and pain that comes her way. Don’t blame it on him he’s just an innocent soul on the outside looking in. There’s no way all of those emotions of love, hate and confusion are being caused by him. He didn’t get her in… Continue reading TSS – “She’s To Blame”

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I Used To Love Her Part 6: Stakes Are High

Karen was sitting there staring at her parents. She had put two holes through their foreheads out of her anger for David leaving. She loved David with all her heart, so along with David leaving, it hurt Karen even more that her parents didn't think it was a real relationship for her. "I bet they… Continue reading I Used To Love Her Part 6: Stakes Are High

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I Used To Love Her-Part 2: One Wild Night

"Hey Marley. How was your day?" "It was great David, but I missed you terribly." David walked into his apartment with Marley feeling like the weight of the world was off his shoulders. he was finally home to his Marley and he was able to find happiness. David was sleeping with a smile on his… Continue reading I Used To Love Her-Part 2: One Wild Night

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I Used To Love Her- Part 1: The Hurt Still Resides

The time had finally come. David was finally getting ready to move to his new destination in a couple days as his job had relocated him. The brilliant engineer was getting ready to move from New York to Los Angeles and leave behind all the things that he grew up being around and the people… Continue reading I Used To Love Her- Part 1: The Hurt Still Resides

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Will They See Us?

“Every young black male who was in the park last night is suspect in the rape of that woman who is fighting for her life” Words spoken directly from the Controversial Netflix Series “When They See Us.” Directed by Ava DuVernay. Watching the first 15 minutes I was at a loss for my words. I… Continue reading Will They See Us?

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The She Series – “Personally”

Hey Y'all!!! Welcome back to another segment of The She Series, with me Sydney Reneé. If you're new to the blog, The She Series is a look into my poetry books The Diary of She Vol. I & II.  Today I wanted to do something a tad bit different. A while back I had a… Continue reading The She Series – “Personally”

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Say What You Mean Ladies

In relationships where trust may be a factor; either directly compromised from your spouse or maybe even past fears hinder us. They get in the way of saying the things we need or want from a person because we may feel as though we are asking for too much. Maybe we feel like they won’t… Continue reading Say What You Mean Ladies