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Lesson Learned: 10 Things I’ll Never Do Again In The Name of Love

As 2012 came to a close, I had much time to sit and reflect on various trials, triumphs and lessons that I’ve learned up until this point in my adult life. One area in which I am constantly learning is my love life. It’s been a long time coming since love and relationships were equated … Continue reading

‘Django Unchained’ + The High Cost Of Being Thirsty

I finally had the opportunity to see Django Unchained last night and I must say that despite the goriness of the realities of slavery that were depicted in the film, it was quite entertaining. Of course, me being the sap that I am, I was most intrigued by the love of Django for his wife … Continue reading

Why A Solid Friendship Is Crucial To The Foundation of Any Relationship

My latest feature on Madame Noire One of my favorite movies in the world is Brown Sugar. Maybe it’s the writer in me that can relate to the story’s main protagonist, Sidney Shaw, maybe its the fact that I’m a hopeless romantic and have an infatuation with the story of hip-hop and how it came to … Continue reading

The Bottom Chick: Is This You?

My latest feature on Madame Noire  This past Monday night I sat with my eyeballs glued to my television screen as I indulged in my latest guilty pleasure, Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta. I felt a twitch, followed by some strange emotion well up within me while I watched the scene between Scrappy and Erica as he came to … Continue reading

Avoid The Regrets: My Rules for Dating in the Age of Social Media Overload

I’m a self-proclaimed, recovering social media lurker extraordinaire. I was what you’d probably call a modern day stalker. Myspace passwords, I’ve cracked them. Facebook pages, I’ve hacked them. I’ve laid low scanning Twitter feeds like a private-eye during a steak out, all in the name of love. During this time I’ve witnessed some pretty crazy things along … Continue reading

Patience Is A Virtue: An Open Letter To My Future Husband

Dear Husband of My Future, Although I have yet to lay eyes on you, I have faith that you are worth the wait. Contrary to what I used to believe, you will not complete me, but you will compliment the whole person that I already I am. With that said, I have been and will … Continue reading

Thirsty Church Girls: A National Epidemic

You’re sitting in church service and the spirit is high and I mean HIGH! Your pastor has just delivered an amazing word and there’s no denying that it was a message sent straight from God. Worship is going forth and as the altar call is being conducted you see a fairly attractive young man making … Continue reading