Dear Black Men

Dear Black Men, I’m sorry That you feel pressured to defy stereotypes That you feel it’s weak to cry or show emotions That you feel worthless because you don’t make “enough” money That you feel that the weight of the world is on your shouldersThat you’re told that speaking your mind…. speaking your truth is wrong  That you’re used by racist to feed their inner fearsThat your strength … Continue reading Dear Black Men

Marriage

It’s after midnight and I’ve just finished an episode of NCIS where McGee finally proposes to Delilah. Of course, my emotional self tears up a little because it’s love and it’s meant to be. And it got me thinking because this is a question I’ve been analyzing for months now. Why do people get married? Backstory: between December and January two of my very close … Continue reading Marriage

What are we?

A dreaded question for both parties involved. The women (who is usually the one asking) doesn’t want to feel stupid so she’ll ask. The men don’t usually want to answer that question because a) they don’t know the answer/what they want b) they don’t want to hurt your feelings by being honest. Someone had come to me recently and had asked “how did you know … Continue reading What are we?

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Journey to Love

So I’ve been single for about 3 years now and honestly it’s been on purpose. Much as it pains me to admit it, my parents were right I was jumping from relationship to relationship. The issue was, I didn’t know who I was. With every relationship I was trying to fit this mold of who my partner thought I was or wanted me to be. … Continue reading Journey to Love