We Can’t Be Friends…Or Can We?

Among the top age-old debates is the controversial question, can men and women be friends? As a woman with male cohorts, I can confidently say that, yes, a platonic relationship can exist between the sexes. We can stand to gain valuable insight from the benevolence of having friendships with the opposite sex. Having male friends,…

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Are you ready for commitment?

If you can’t tell, I am a fan favorite of everything relationship. I’ve had my fair share of them and, if I can’t call them anything else, I can definitely say that they were learning experiences. And I mean that in the figurative, literal, and comical sense. We engage in many relationships over the course…

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Communication in Relationships

It’s almost here. In exactly 24 hours Valentine’s Day will officially commence. That one day of the year that’s supposed to showcase a lifetime of love. Hmmm… Maybe that’s the problem… Maybe people try to cram too much expectation into 1 out of 365 days of the year. Everyone wants to meet, date, get engaged,…

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Loving Through Addiction

When the magistrate confirmed your vows and pronounced you husband and wife (or husband and husband, or wife and wife-this is reality) that became the most happiest moment of your life. Through thick and thin, sickness and health, til death do you part, you made a promise to always be the person your spouse needed…

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12.31.16-New Year’s Eve To You But So Much More To Me

1 YEAR 12 MONTHS 365 DAYS 8,760 HOURS 525,600 MINUTES 315,360,000 SECONDS A couple of months ago I came across a blog post about a very interesting topic. When I saw the title of the post I immediately raised not one but both eyebrows and let out a quick hmm. As I read the content…

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Domestic Violence

I never cease to be amazed at the foolishness that travels the lines of media across the world. By now you may have heard about the Moroccan TV show that aired a tutorial to teach women who have been victimized at the hands of their domestic abusers how to apply makeup to cover their bruises.…

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Family Ties

It’s true. Our family are the first friends we have in life. They are the ones who witness just about all of our firsts. They are the ones who pick us up when we fall-after they laugh, of course. They are the ones who wear our clothes without permission or steal the last ice cream…

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Law and Disorder

Pregnancy has a way of uncovering many emotions.  Shock, joy, fear, and excitement spread through expectant mothers and fathers as well as family and friends.  The ability to procreate and carry another living being within your body is an amazingly beautiful thing that is not awarded to everyone.  While baby is developing, mom and dad…

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