Check The Label

I like to think that I am a nice, understanding person who can usually communicate effectively enough to not argue too much with people. However, the other day I found myself in an argument with my soon to be ex-husband. Since it had been so long since I was in an all out, no holding […]

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Mommy Issues

When I was growing up my mother and I did not have the best relationship. My mother, who still to this day has yet to deal with her pain, used to talk down to me, call me names, tell me she favored my sister over me, and generally did not want to spend time with […]

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The Illusion of Rose

We all have voids in our life that cause us to search for what we believe we are missing or what we did not get when we were young. Some of us didn’t get the attention, love, or support we were looking for as children and unfortunately if these voids are not addressed and healed […]

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Healing After A Break Up

A very close friend of mine recently ended her engagement to her fiance after 5 months. It was brought to her attention that for the past year or more her fiance had been seeing at least one other woman without her knowledge. Hearing news like that could send us down several paths: we could internalize […]

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Surviving R. Kelly Post Part 2

After the world was shocked with the recent docuseries put together by Lifetime detailing accounts from “survivors” of physical, mental, and emotional abuse at the hands of R. Kelly, I felt obligated to do more research. I watched videos of interviews and read articles from multiple news sources dating back to the early 90’s about […]

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Surviving R. Kelly Opinion Post

When I began this blog I decided early on that I only wanted to write about topics that I had direct knowledge about. However, in this day and age, some of us can connect to different situations and ways of thinking thanks to the internet and more specifically social media. Recently there was a documentary […]

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If It’s Broken, Fix It

I recently put myself back in the dating game even though I swore to be single forever. LOL. Unfortunately at my age, 30, most people are single for a reason. Either you are like me and just came out of a long-term relationship, you were so against settling that you never had a significant relationship […]

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