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What Love Looks Like…

I loved me a man with "swag". One who was a little rough around the edges and had some type of back-story. I have been known...
when a relationship is over

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...
how to survive a broken heart

5 Things Every Woman Should Consider to Avoid A(nother) Heartbreak

In the words of Wyclef Jean, "Someone please call 911 tell them I just been shot down and the bullet's in my heart." When the relationship,...
A Jones for You Love Jones Nia Magazine for black women

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...
how to be a good friend

“Good Friends Are Hard to Find”: 3 Ways to Nurture Your Friendships When You...

When I was younger and had fewer life responsibilities, my friendships meant everything to me. I was with my girls all the time. They were...

5 Reasons Why I’m Happy I Met Mr. Wrong

No one gets into a relationship expecting it to end in complete and utter failure, but sometimes that’s just how the cookie crumbles. I learned...
saying goodbye

The Good in Goodbye: What It Taught Me About Myself

“The tears are a sign of healing,” she whispered as she kissed me on my cheek and went home. I was a wreck. I was...
black love

“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."

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What Love Looks Like…

I loved me a man with "swag". One who was a little rough around the edges and had some type of back-story. I have been known...