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“It’s Not Your Job to Fix A Broken Man”: Dating Wisdom for Single Black...

The dating scene has always been a bit of a madhouse, largely due to the fact that there’s really no right way to date. With...
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Closure is Overrated

A while back, I was head over heels for a man. I mean, planning our wedding and naming our kids in my head-type feelings. Unfortunately,...

The Fairy Tale Effect: Why Are Our Prince Charmings Missing In Action?

I love the movies and go almost every Saturday afternoon. Nothing special, just me time. But one particular movie got me to thinking. Cinderella. Seriously, no...
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No More “Soul Ties”: Why I Decided to Become Celibate

I’m entering in a new season of my life where I feel like I’m gaining a restart button. Finally, after years and years of...
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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...
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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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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,...
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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...

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My First Trip to the Motherland

My Second Day in Africa When everything happened I was sitting in a canoe. It was night. It was a party. The music was outside. We were making...

Your Healthy Living Guide: 5 Easy Tips to Eat More Mindfully

Being more mindful when you eat is my number one tip to help my clients not only lose weight, but also maintain vibrant health...

I Quit: Kudos to the Black Girl Who Believed She Could...

I quit. Well not like that. But essentially, yes. After damn near ten years of dedicated service to an organization that shall remain nameless – although...