A Letter to my Future Daughter

Hi Beautiful, You might think I’m a little weird writing this to you now. Am I pregnant? No. Am I married? Absolutely not. I’m not even in a relationship. There aren’t even any prospects. It’s just me. Do I think I’m ready to be a mother at this very moment? No, I do not. But, […]

Black Women

My Daddy Said Shoot

W hat happens when your husband is just like your father? In June of 2003, Beyonce broke the internet/television/radio/album sales/etc with the release of her first solo album, Dangerously In Love. I just turned 20 years old when the album dropped, and as the saying goes, it gave me life. Here was this unabashedly beautiful, […]

Black Family Marriage

Why I Got Married

One of my dearest friends reached out to me recently with a question so out of the blue and heartfelt that I was compelled to respond to her immediately. What followed was a complete stream of consciousness that really should be shared with no one other than my spouse because he accepts me, typos and […]