Prior to my current partner and I becoming the great thing we are, we spent many nights in dinner and conversation. During one dinner in particular, he told me about how he would only be in an open relationship and that anything else was a deal breaker.
I don’t share this with many people, but I’ve recently become comfortable with talking about it, hoping telling my story will help someone else.
Communication is not just about saying what’s on your mind, it’s about choosing the right way to say it. It’s not just about speaking and being heard, but also about being able to sincerely listen to what someone else has to express.
They say happy girls are the prettiest. When she smiled her beauty would often serenade my heart and seduce the mind with the subtle flicker of her eyelids. But like … Continue Reading You’re in Love with A Snake Charmer
I have learned to accept rejection, accept that someone is not feeling you the way you are feeling them.
Life is a messy endeavor, and none of us will escape without our share of bruises and scars. It is going to be okay. Tomorrow will come and you have a chance to start it all over if you want.
Our hearts waved goodbye as we blew kisses into the wind. Before today, together forever was a promise. We didn’t shake on it, but as our lips locked for the first the time a pact was made. We were in love.
There is nothing more exhilarating than getting to know someone. Nothing more exciting than getting lost in your mind as you imagine the potential of what that person could become … Continue Reading Dating: What Are We? And Where is this Going?
Love is a fragrance, a forgotten conversation, a random memory or thought that brings your mind and heart back to them regardless of how far apart you are or how mad you are at each other.
I have friends that are stuck in those on-again off-again relationships. Like a pendulum swinging on a grandfather clock, they are caught in what seems to be an infinite and … Continue Reading On-Again, Off-Again Relationships
Some say a good woman or man is hard to find. I disagree. I think the good ones are easy to find, but the shallow goggles some of us wear … Continue Reading The Good Ones Aren’t Hard to Find
Written by Norma Ndove I’m sorry I never believed you when you said I was too good for you. I thought you were those modest, “I don’t deserve a good thing,” … Continue Reading Sorry, Not Sorry
Written By Jessalyn Hopkin I think some people are innately better at being alone than others. I am not one of those people. I am an extrovert. I love to be … Continue Reading The Girl Who Hates Being Alone
Your love life is nothing more than failed attempts at romance and relationships that never end in commitment. Every story you tell about the person that has your heart always seems to be a tale of confusion; excuses and explanations that attempt to make sense of why you can’t be together.
She said, “Love lasts no longer than a moment. Like footprints in a desert storm, its swept away by the winds of circumstance and indifference. The tears that we shed … Continue Reading Love Hurts