Tag: #friend

GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS

“Friendzone is a hard zone.” I was contributing to a discussion on a Facebook page of a woman I know who was having a hard time regarding finding male friends. And she was saying how it’s hard to have male friends because there is… Continue Reading “GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS”

PEER PRESSURE: WHY SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T FIGHT IT

“A time in life without a sense of self.” When you’re growing up in school, you seek to fit into the environment of that academic space. And coincidentally enough, that space is not attaining the best grades, but more so trying to wear the… Continue Reading “PEER PRESSURE: WHY SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T FIGHT IT”

DATING ALLEGATIONS: WOULD YOU TELL SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU ABOUT A CHEATING PARTNER

“To talk or not to talk.” Having a friend in a relationship can be a new adjustment if you guys have both been single for so long. Now this new person comes in the mix and everything is different. But that is not the… Continue Reading “DATING ALLEGATIONS: WOULD YOU TELL SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU ABOUT A CHEATING PARTNER”

RELATIONSHIP CURRENCY: WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN RELATIONSHIPS

“If cash is king, where do relationships stand?” Relationships throughout history have always taken on different forms as time progressed. But in today’s society there are so many meanings for what relationship currency stand for. How do you define what it means to have… Continue Reading “RELATIONSHIP CURRENCY: WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN RELATIONSHIPS”

TOO OLD TO CHANGE: HOW WAITING TOO LONG FOR MONOGAMY IS A HARD ADJUSTMENT

“Did you wait too late?” Are you in your late 20’s or even your early 30’s and have yet to enter a serious monogamous relationship? People see this as crazy, but it’s not as impossible as you might think. Especially if you are working… Continue Reading “TOO OLD TO CHANGE: HOW WAITING TOO LONG FOR MONOGAMY IS A HARD ADJUSTMENT”

FRIEND ZONE: CAN YOU EVER GET OUT?

“You like me: check yes, no, maybe so; or friend.” Naw, I kinda look at you as just a friend, sorry. These are the words no one wants to hear, especially a guy. But how did it happen? How do you find yourself in… Continue Reading “FRIEND ZONE: CAN YOU EVER GET OUT?”

RESTLESS NIGHTS (SHORT STORY)

As I lie here, staring at the ceiling, I wonder when is my baby coming home. He left a few days ago and I already miss him as if he has been gone for years. Will he ever return, and if he does will… Continue Reading “RESTLESS NIGHTS (SHORT STORY)”