Ask 1000 Questions (The Right Questions)

Over the weekend I read the advice column Ask E. in “Elle” magazine.  A young woman said that she was gradually ghosted by a man that she dated for around a month.  He told her that she was not marriage material.  The man is long gone but she still feels bad about what he toldContinue reading “Ask 1000 Questions (The Right Questions)”

Educated Women in Bikinis

I enjoy beauty pageants.  I have been watching them for as long as I remember.  They are the stuff that dreams are made of.  Who wouldn’t like to be named the prettiest woman in the state or country and given a crown and roses?  If everyone was honest we would all admit that we wouldContinue reading “Educated Women in Bikinis”

Hot Girl Summer: “Believe It”

Summer 2019 is behind us and you know what, I didn’t do a darn thing. I didn’t visit one beach, pool or amusement park this year. My “Hot Girl Summer” consisted of going to work, going to church going to brunch a few times. All of my adventures and drama came from reading. That’s aContinue reading “Hot Girl Summer: “Believe It””

Traditional Black Womanhood

Traditional Black womanhood is having a hard time in 2019.  It is having a hard time being heard, respected and taken seriously by anyone, even or I should say especially by other Black women.  It seems that anytime a Black woman speaks from a traditional point of view (I’m not talking politics) she is oftenContinue reading “Traditional Black Womanhood”

The “NYT” Makes Me Cringe

I don’t like the New York Times.  I find a lot of the articles to be cringe worthy.  The NYT caters to a White, affluent, liberal, East coast audience that lacks self awareness.  That’s well and good but I’m not of that demographic so I don’t relate to their stories or understand their tales ofContinue reading “The “NYT” Makes Me Cringe”

Review: Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri

Over the weekend I watched the 2017 release Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri.  It’s a very good film and Frances McDormand does great work in it.  The only other movie I’ve seen Frances McDormand in is Fargo.  The two films have a lot in common. Both films are centered around a mysterious crime inContinue reading “Review: Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri”

Relationship Satisfaction Depends on Self-Disclosure — PushUP24

There’s no magical or universal mix of ingredients that are required to create and sustain a good romantic relationship. There are, however, a few key characteristics that are necessary to make a romantic union work. One factor, in particular, appears to be especially important: self-disclosure. First, what is it? In the realm of psychology andContinue reading “Relationship Satisfaction Depends on Self-Disclosure — PushUP24”