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“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...
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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...
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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."
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“I Got A Lot To Be Mad About”: Why Forgiveness Isn’t Always My First...

These days, nearly everywhere you turn there’s some type of message on forgiveness. And why not? It’s pretty hard to argue with the fact that...
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Special Girl, Real Good Girl: What Women Gain When They Give Up Sex

Let’s face it, sex sells everything from haute couture to Doritos. Pop culture’s influence is tightly wound around every aspect of our lives - especially...

Date Night Chicago Edition: 25 Ideas to Spice Up Your Next One

The second installment of our Date Night series finds Nia Magazine sitting high atop the broad shoulders of Chicago. There’s no wonder it’s called the Windy...
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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...
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...
social media friendship

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...
death of a parent

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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I Loved Him But I Didn’t Like Him

The carport lights flashed on through the kitchen blinds and the engine of the light blue 1988 Cadillac Deville could be heard in the...

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Are You Living or Are You Just Existing?

What would you give to have peace of mind? Would you give up that corporate career, that nice looking brother on your arm, or your...

5 Ways to Rock Your Inner Beauty

Hello beautifuls! Yes, you sista girl. You are beautiful, inside and out. Don’t let anyone tell you different. You see, there was a time when I struggled...

But God: Movin’ on Up

Hopelessness was always my comfort zone. Blaming my personal issues on the environment in which I was raised was an easy out for me. Any...