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The Art of Letting Go

The Art of Letting Go

We ask ourselves this question every time we experience heartbreak or emotional pain: how do I let go of past hurts and move on? It is possible to hold on to the past consciously, just as it is possible to let go and move forward consciously. Making the decision to...

On Having Emotional Wealth

On Having Emotional Wealth

Our inner human attributes can be thought of as bank accounts. By having a mental representation, I can better understand what I have given, earned, paid, saved, taken, or lost. Today, I wanted to discuss emotional wealth, what it is, how it is beneficial, how to...

Our Queen Bey ( Bee NOT Bay!)

Our Queen Bey ( Bee NOT Bay!)

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an African American singer, songwriter, and philanthropist. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various beauty pageants and talent competitions as a child. In the late 1990s, she made a name for herself in one of...

The African American Gender War

The African American Gender War

All over the internet Black American men and women are at odds with how to conduct themselves in interpersonal relationships. Men want traditional women (cooking, cleaning, homebodies) but do not want to be traditional men in terms of being the sole provider...

The Scent of Seduction

The Scent of Seduction

Ladies, I love us, but with all due respect: take a bath. The only thing more important than looking the part is smelling the part. The Scent of Seduction is a powerful thing. Yes, seduction has a smell. Sure it is laborious to smell good at all times or to shower...

5 Signs You are in a Toxic Female Relationship

5 Signs You are in a Toxic Female Relationship

Men are not the only ones who suffer through toxic female relationships. Unfortunately, neither are children. This is an article about toxic female to female relationships that I for one, found myself in near routinely up until about half a decade ago. It's a learning...