Loneliness

It’s kind of funny how it’s only in the dead of night,Your feelings of inadequacy creep in,You feel the walls closing in on you,And everything you think you know is questioned,Loneliness is a funny thing,It robs you of the joys in your life, even if they’re small,Feelings of being overwhelmed swirl in your mind,And you…

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I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Pt 1: Single Parenting

Parenting, parenting, parenting!!! Gah!! There is so much they don’t tell you in the books and so much you are constantly learning! A lot, they never tell you! Adding to that, doing it alone is whole other mental trip! This week on the blog, we’re launching a new mini series of things we wished someone…

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Me For Me

I am in the process of working on me,For me,Loving myself,For me,Accepting my flaws and working on growing into myself,For me,Becoming the best person I can be,For me,I am no longer living my life for someone else,I am no longer dulling my shine in order to make someone else comfortable,It is all for me,Trying to…

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Why We Still Blog

As our four year blogversary approaches, I thought it might be interesting to sit and think about the reason(s) why we still churn out a weekly blog and maybe think about, is anyone reading this mini blog anyways? Sometimes, it’s good to do some housecleaning and there’s simply no time like the present to do…

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Running

For a long time, all I did was run,Avoid my feelings, Mask the vulnerability and put on a brave face,Show the face I thought they wanted to see,Be strong, courageous and smile through the self-doubt,I didn’t need anyone, I had myself,No one could disappoint, if I didn’t let them get close enough to,So, I kept…

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Book Review: The Death Of Vivek Oji

Have you ever had a book just capture your attention right from the offset? Be it the cover, the title and then the content? Not only is this book by an author from the LGBTQIA community and Black, let me tell you about how good it feels to get my hands on a book that…

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Sabotage

All this time, I claimed to know what I want,Now, it’s here in front of me,In all its calm, patient glory and I don’t know what to do with it,I’m so scared it’s a trap,The other shoe will drop,There will be a catch and I will realize why I’ve had my guard up this whole…

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Our Life Altering Playlist

The suns out, the vitamin D is on tap, summer vibes are fully in the air and what screams summer more than blasting music from your car as you cruise down the road? I am that person who cannot put the car into D until there is music coming out of my speakers. I don’t…

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I Knew Love…

If for whatever reason, I were to lose my memory,And reliant on you to deposit all the best bits,Simply tell me I knew love,All its irrational smiles when the phone buzzes,All the softness of your voice whispering in my ear,The light fingertips along my neck,The deep laughter in my chest,If I didn’t understand the feeling,Simply…

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