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Here’s How You Take Care Of Yourself After A Breakup

Breakups are tough and painful. While it may feel like you’ll never get over it, let me tell you that you definitely will. How do I know? I’ve gone through many difficult, heart-wrenching breakups. I’m talking about, breaking up with the man that I thought I would spend the rest of my life with….twice. The […]

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Dear Fellow Black Single Moms

I’m a single Black mom and I am unashamedly so. I remember when I first discovered that I was pregnant, I was single at the time. Looking for some encouragement, I turned to the internet. Sadly, what I found was a ton of unwarranted vitriol and disrespect thrown towards Black single moms in particular. I […]

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Here’s Why You Should Start Following Jada Pinkett-Smith

Self help and self love comes in many different forms and is a constant revelation for many people. While some people turn to books and articles to learn more about the subject matter, many people are turning in to Instagram and watching Jada Pinkett-Smith drop gems on the topics. The actress, wife, mother, and now […]

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Are you in Love or Complacency? How to Tell the Difference

Have you ever stayed in a relationship that wasn’t fulfilling? Maybe it was the time you put in, or not wanting to look like a bad person that made you stay. Maybe you hoped that the person would change, or your feelings for them would change. I have definitely been in a relationship I was […]

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Breaking Unhealthy Bonds

He calls, you answer. He doesn’t call, you go into crisis mode. He stops calling, you keep calling, texting, insta-stalking, begging and pleading to God to bring back your man, who isn’t really your man but damn sure felt like your man the last three weeks, months or years you spent pretending and hoping he […]

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Self Love is the Best Love: Maintaining Self Love in New and Old Relationships

I haven’t always loved myself in relationships. I’ve allowed myself to get lost. I have put all of my energy and focus on “loving” the man I was with or trying to show him how much I loved him while denying myself the very love I so desperately tried to give away. It can be […]

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“I’m stuck in a relationship because I invested too much”: Why This Is A Poor Excuse To Stay

Knowing when to leave a relationship is not always easy because we believe we invested so much in the relationship. Although every situation is different, here are a few reasons why “I invested too much in the relationship” isn’t good enough for you to stay. Learn to be alone  “I invested too much in the […]

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How Attending a Sister Healing Circle Helped Me on My Self Love Journey

Admittedly, before meeting my amazing friend Wilize, I had never heard of, been to, or thought of a sister healing circle. When she told me about her idea to start hosting them, I imagined a group of women sitting in a circle crying and that’s kinda what I got but it was so much more […]

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Self-love Journey: In My Solitude

In My Solitude I began to heal. During a time of sheer desperation, loss, and pain. I temporarily withdrew from everything and everyone. What initially appeared to be a curse, in reality, was a blessing. My loneliness saved me. This “dull” state where I had lost hope was exactly what I needed to help me […]

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Self-Love & Relationships

In My Solitude: Self-love Journey

In My Solitude, I began to heal. During a time of sheer desperation, loss, and pain. I temporarily withdrew from everything and everyone. What initially appeared to be a curse, in reality, was a blessing. My loneliness saved me. This “dull” state where I had lost hope was exactly what I needed to help me […]