Eventually Comes Eventually…I FINALLY Had A Healing Conversation With My Ex After A Year-And-A-Half

*If you love me, set me free (in my Leela James voice)* I said I was gonna keep my business to myself this year. I’ve been living my life out loud, since 2012, and I just needed some privacy. I’m changing and just wanna nurture my growth without providing updates. My healing was out loud. I want my growth to be more in private. I gave y’all stories of my life. Often times, I over shared. Then, I learned the importance of being transparent but not over sharing, while realizing…

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Tackling Offense in Friendships

Tackling Offense in Friendships When friends fall out, it can get ugly real quick.  However, I have learned that  if you truly value your friendship,  then putting on those “big girl panties” is a must.   Owning up to your part in the fall out, is just the mature thing to do, instead of trying to justify your actions.  The later part used to be hard for me. But once I realized my fault in a situation, owning up became a  lot easier. Maturing in friendships is important because if not…

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Abusive Partner Red Flags: Recognizing Them Early Can Save Your Life

Healthy relationships are indeed a beautiful thing. Once you experience one you can’t do anything but shake your head at the thought of all of the not so healthy ones you entertained. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, so I want to take a moment and discuss some abusive partner red flags. Recognizing them early can save your life. Dysfunction will have you thinking that certain behaviors are normal, when in fact they are not. Relationships can and do get complicated from time to time. So, the occasional argument or…

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Five Healthy Ways To Move Beyond A Bad Break-up

  Five healthy ways to move beyond a bad break-up. Break-up’s suck! There is just no fancy way of saying it. Even if the decision was a mutual one, they still suck. The longer the relationship, the tougher it seems. Moving on eventually happens, but sometimes it seems like it takes forever. Often times, when relationships end you go through the cycle of grief without even realizing it.   You toss and turn at night playing the scene over and over in your mind, wondering if you could have done or…

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Managing my Emotions & Expectations While Dating Multiple People

I talk a lot about serial dating. Mostly, it’s about not being overly invested. Up until a few months ago, I didn’t like anyone enough to invest anythang. But then, I met a man who I really vibe with & he put my boundaries to the true test. We vibe and enjoy each other. For the most part, it’s a fairly easy interaction. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had a disagreement here or there, but we both believe in open and honest communication, which is half the battle. Here we…

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