Tag: #responsibility

FATHERLESS: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN BOYS DON’T GROW WITH THEIR FATHERS

“You are his first guidance counselor.” As a young boy who grew up in a single parent home without my father, I can tell you first hand what boys miss when they don;t have a man around. Luckily for me, I was able to…

A LESSON BEFORE DYING POSTS: WHY THE COMPANY YOU KEEP MATTERS

“The choices we tend to make in life.” The above photo is of the historical fiction novel, A Lesson Before Dying. This book would later go on to be made into a motion picture played by Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, and Mekhi Phifer. A…

MONOGAMOUSLY LONELY: WHAT’S KEEPING YOU OUT OF A RELATIONSHIP

“We all have relationship fears.” How many of you reading this post are single? Now how many of you are reading this post who are single and afraid of commitment? And that question is the question that so many people have to ask themselves….

ACCEPTANCE VERSUS TOLERANCE: HOW DO YOU WANT TO BE RESPECTED

“I want love by choice not force.” In America today, more than ever we are stressing the tolerance of other groups of people. People who you may not agree with, yet you leave them to their own devices to be them. Me on the…

FEAR OR RESPECT: WHICH CARRIES THE MOST WEIGHT

  “Which would you rather have?” In life, there are people who want to be respected and others who want to be feared. Why would someone want the need to be respected? But also, who would want people to fear them? Shouldn’t we want…

BY 30: WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU BY THIS AGE?

“Are the expectations for us realistic or not?” It’s funny the expectations people have for you once you reach a certain age. The age 18 years old, 21 years, and now 30. By the time you reach 30 years of age parents, friends, significant…