Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash At eighteen I had a plan and at twenty-one I was sure I'd see it through. Then 25 came and I will admit fear kicked in but I still had high hopes of everything being alright. Now, here I am at 30, feeling as if I'm barely surviving; wondering when is the… Continue reading 30 & Barely Thriving
Even as a "SEXPERT," which I say loosely, I had no idea what the HELL "Unicorn Sex" was. According to our research, a unicorn is a woman that enjoys having intercourse with couples in prearranged threesomes. "Oh, I can write about that," I thought once I found out what it was.But to be candid, I… Continue reading Are UNICORNS Special?
Whenever I find out that someone I know or follow on social media is expecting a child, I am happy for them, but a part of me is bitter. I have always longed for the day I become a mother. I was supposed to graduate from college, find a good job, marry a "college sweetheart",… Continue reading RTR: When Will It Be My Turn?
Most women dream of the day they’ll become a mother. Yet, my reality was different. The dream of becoming a mother was ripped away from me long before I could consider it. I knew that I wanted children, but I wasn’t in a rush to have them. Now, the words of my doctor confirmed I… Continue reading How I Conquer PCOS
The radiance and infamous power of black women has existed long before a term was coined for it. The phrase Black Girl Magic just confirmed the power we already knew was within us. It’s more than just a phrase or a hashtag, it’s a way of life. Black women have always been strong and resilient,… Continue reading The Essence of Black Girl Magic
Disclaimer : Cuffing does not necessarily mean marriage . Drafting/Practice (FOR ME) is growing feelings for, spending extensive time getting to know, and being physically intimate with someone. At this stage of my growth, I personally do not desire to give a title or my body to someone who I wouldn't want to be raising… Continue reading Anti Cuffing Season
Sad Girl “Nobody wants to be with a sad girl.” That’s what she told me. “You walk around looking miserable, that’s not going to attract anyone to you.” I tried to fix my face. I tried to make myself look happy like all the other girls. But it didn’t work. No matter how hard I… Continue reading RTR: Realizing that I’m Jealous and Envious
If you wouldn’t marry someone without a wedding, then you probably shouldn’t have one with them. - Hi everyone, Before I jump headfirst into giving and explaining this advice that absolutely no one asked me for, let me explain a little bit about myself. My name is Chelsea, I’m 24 – I’ll be 25 in… Continue reading Unsolicited Advice: Marriage and Weddings
I stood in the kitchen at my parents' house to make something to eat and my mom came out of nowhere. She stared at me for a few seconds and then she randomly asked me "Don't you regret not dating one of your guy friends? They are all doing pretty well for themselves and they… Continue reading I Have A Problem…
Growing up I dreamed of having this beautiful family; the beautiful two- story home, with a front yard covered in bright green grass, surrounded by a beautiful fence, a huge backyard we'd have family functions in and to watch the three children I was having run around. I knew that by time I turned 25… Continue reading Is Marriage In My Future?