May 15th, 2017 First off, I want to thank Caitlin for allowing me to collaborate with her and for her support in writing this piece, as well as, letting me publish it on onlynaturallove.wordpress.com. I’ve been reading her blog since I got to Howard University and personally, I admire her genuineness, strength, and positivity. Thank [...]
April 28th.I want to share yall a letter I wrote to my twin sister, Alexis. My regular blog post will be back tomorrow, but I want to share this special gift with you all.This past Friday, April 28th Alexis and I celebrated yet another birthday together and I couldn't feel anymore bless knowing God keeps [...]
A documentary by CAU 2020 student, Trejhaun Dueberry featuring myself and some other lovely ladies of Clark Atlanta University! So what is the documentary all about? This project is about: "black girls as it pertains to self love, confidence, and self esteem." "your blackness when you were juxtaposed to now." the relationship, "between black women [...]
My ladies we have all heard or even have been called an, “angry black” woman or even a in my case, a crazy black woman. And I going to be 100 with y’all I’m tired of the bullshit!
“Society continues to portray black women as angry when we show emotion and it prevents from being seem as vulnerable”-https://twitter.com/iamtobioredein/status/799558410547134464
Let me start off by saying, people in this world will label you, claim they know everything about you, and try to devalue you and your being. SIS don’t let them. FUCK THEIR STEREOTYPE of us. 😀
Also people will hate on you even when all you give out is love. Just think about it people hated Jesus and all he wanted to was spread his message and love. Furthermore, think about the First Lady, Michelle Obama, the media wants to sell you the facade of her being an angry black…
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First, breath in sis, then breath out.
Now lets, begin.
At this moment in my life I am at the point where I have begun accepting my light, my talents, and loving myself un-apologetically. As a result I been losing and gaining quite a few friends. Sometimes I am strong and stand firm when faced with opposition.
However, my anxiety levels are at all time high. 😦 It’s midterm week a.k.a Midterm Madness week and this past Friday, I was doing well, and balancing my school and life schedule until it came time to spend time with my family.
And I didn’t say NO. I didn’t set my boundaries for them and caved and spent my weekend with them. So when Sunday afternoon/night rolls around and I have returned back to my campus and I’m chilling in my bed living a stress free life until I feel a tug and…
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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear this word?
SN:(tell me below I love comments guys!)
For me when I hear it I think of the most obvious form of an addiction, addiction to drugs like crack, weed, heroine etc. But I want to talk about the most opaque form of addiction.
Having an addiction to people like friends, lovers, and, best friends.
*disclaimer: I am by no means a pro nor expert on relationships, the following are things I have observed and experienced that I will like to share with you all peace and love y’all*
Take for instance in a relationship, many people unknowingly develop a natural but unhealthy( will explain later) dependency on this person or persons. I have watched a family member of mine have a three-year and counting relationship with her boyfriend, there is nothing these two haven’t…
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