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. … 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 … Continue reading PEER PRESSURE: WHY SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T FIGHT IT

WHEN BLOOD AINT BLOOD NO MORE: WHEN IT’S TIME TO CUT OFF FAMILY

“Sometimes they’re worse than enemies.” We are connected by blood, grew up with each other, and as you age you may have to cut them off: family. I have not … Continue reading WHEN BLOOD AINT BLOOD NO MORE: WHEN IT’S TIME TO CUT OFF FAMILY

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 … 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 … Continue reading RELATIONSHIP CURRENCY: WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN RELATIONSHIPS

YOU CAN’T CHOOSE ‘EM; FAMILY!

“We are not what we used to be.” We can’t pick them, we can’t get rid of them; and that is our family. The problems we face in life are … Continue reading YOU CAN’T CHOOSE ‘EM; FAMILY!

PUTTING YOURSELF FIRST: CARING ABOUT YOU BEFORE ANYONE ELSE

“Are you always putting people before yourself?” Are you a person who always think about the well-being of others before yourself? Do you tend to put the needs of others … Continue reading PUTTING YOURSELF FIRST: CARING ABOUT YOU BEFORE ANYONE ELSE

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, … Continue reading TOO OLD TO CHANGE: HOW WAITING TOO LONG FOR MONOGAMY IS A HARD ADJUSTMENT

ASSOCIATION IS MOTIVATION: HOW BEING IN A SOCIAL GROUP IS WORTH THE WORK

“How much is it worth being apart of the group?” A lot of people want to belong to a social group. And for most of us, we have at some … Continue reading ASSOCIATION IS MOTIVATION: HOW BEING IN A SOCIAL GROUP IS WORTH THE WORK

LONESOME: YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIVE ALONE

“You don’t have to live alone nor die alone.” Have you ever felt alone in the world? Have you ever felt like you don’t a friend or even sometimes family … Continue reading LONESOME: YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIVE ALONE