Loving

Loving

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I’m Only Allowing Myself 48 Hours to Grieve the End of My Relationship

My relationship is over. I don’t want it to be but it is. I hoped that we could talk about things and work through the...
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Why You Need To Respect The Expiration Date…On Your Relationships

Lately, the "experts" have said it's okay to take medication and even consume certain foods that have gone beyond the date stamped on their packaging. Instead...
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Girl Fight: Why Your Friendship Status Isn’t for Social Media

There is a quote that reads: “To have a true enemy, choose a friend”. If you don’t believe it, take a look at your social...
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But Is He Even Worthy of Your Love?

If this month has you feeling down and you are contemplating calling back that guy with the bad tooth just so you can have...
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Date Night Atlanta Edition: 28 Ideas to Make Your Next Date the Best One...

If you’re anything like me, a date invitation evokes instant smiles. The kind that starts in your eyes and gently curls the corners of...
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Daddy’s Girl: How I Made Peace with the Death of My Father

I awoke that morning still annoyed. My husband Tony and I argued terribly the night before. About something silly, as most arguments are. At the time...
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Real Friends Show Up and Show Support. Do You?

“The single most important thing a friend can do is 1. Show up or 2. Support you. Some people don't understand this concept.” -...
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Single is the New Black

Let’s face it- no woman really wants to be single. God didn’t place any of us on this earth to be alone. Society will tell...
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Are You A Better Mother Than Wife?

When I was growing up, there were several families on my block. We showed unity, strength and honored each other. This was great in so...
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Mom 2.0: I’m Entering a New Phase of Motherhood

My son just finished the first semester of his junior year of high school. Junior year.  Eleventh grade.  It doesn't even seem possible. Especially given that...
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College Admissions Checklist: What’s Right for Your Student?

College is, for many of us, “the beginning of the rest of our lives”. It is the pinnacle of everything students have worked toward since...
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It’s Time to Reshape Your Circle

Enough is enough of being loyal to individuals who don’t even return your phone calls. If you haven’t heard, time is of the essence and...
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“Broken Glass Oceans” by Cashawn Brown

"I wrote this poem after recently getting out of a toxic relationship; about the different phases of the relationship from beginning to end. This poem is for anyone who has gotten lost in love."

APRIL BOOK CLUB SELECTION

April Book Club Selection: “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on...

We're so excited to announce our April 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: Exponential Living® - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You...

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Loving Yourself in the Age of Social...

In the age of social media, it often seems that perception is everything. Everyone wants to have the perfect life, the best selfies, a flawlessly...

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A Jones for You

I remember the night we met in Atlanta. On a cold evening in December, I turned around and there he was. 6'4", beautiful mocha skin, an electric smile escaping...

The Ugliest Word

A few days ago, my fifteen year old daughter was called one of the ugliest and most hateful words I’ve ever had the misfortune...

Out With the Old, In With the New: 7 Habits to...

2016 is just about behind us. How did this year play out for you? For most of us, the end of the year means reflecting...