Category Archives: love and relationships

Love Don’t Live Here Anymore

“Sometimes we have to let go of what is killing us, even if it’s killing us to let go.” – Unknown

It’s hard to accept that the one who you planned to love forever is no longer the one that you will love forever. No one wants to feel like a failure, and when it comes to matters of the heart, it is very easy to. In order to let go, some folks have to feel like they’ve given their all, even if their partner refuses to do so and often, the one who went above and beyond is left piecing together the memoirs of a broken heart.  Continue reading Love Don’t Live Here Anymore

No, Everyone Doesn’t NEED A ‘Hoe Phase’

“Everyone needs to hoe out at some point in their life. How else do you figure out what you like and gain more experience?”

I was 20 when a good friend of mine made the above statement. While everyone else was busy hooking up, I was nose deep in my books and holding out for a quality relationship. I’m not going to sit here and pretend like I was Mother Teresa, but my bed for damn sure wasn’t getting as much action as my homies. I was too afraid to venture out and be part of the “hoe nation,” so to speak, but more importantly, I was  never really interested. Continue reading No, Everyone Doesn’t NEED A ‘Hoe Phase’

Sign Language: How to Cuff A Caring Cancer

Cancer Season (June 22-July 22) is upon us, so if someone born under this sign has caught your attention, be prepared for some serious loving! Cancers are the nurturers of the zodiac; if you’re not into being pampered, adored and cuddled up on, I suggest you date a Capricorn. Continue reading Sign Language: How to Cuff A Caring Cancer

Father’s Day Letter: Pops, I Love You

Since this letter was originally published on Father’s Day of 2015, my dad has passed away. I am republishing in honor of him, and as a reminder to always tell the people you love that you love them while they’re still around.

For some reason, dads tend to get a bad rep.

Mother’s Day will roll around and the praise and accolades are amazing, plentiful and consistent.

But on Father’s Day, you can hear about 10 crickets chirping, or worse yet, find your timelines awash with negative commentary about fathers who missed the mark.

Well, I’d like to help change that. Continue reading Father’s Day Letter: Pops, I Love You