Let's Be Real, Relationships

Stop Recommending Polygamy To Cheaters

Let's be real, the topic of polygamy, today in America, is not entirely rooted in its true purpose. There is a universal belief that polygamy originated within African culture, but this is controversial due to the different ideologies about the origins of human life. Typically, polygamy addressed one of the two purposes: survival or wealth… Continue reading Stop Recommending Polygamy To Cheaters

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Let's Be Real, Relationships

According To This Study, Women Primarily Gossip About Women Who Are A Threat

Let's be real, you have been the victim of gossip in your life, maybe even more times than you can count. I have experienced gossip through out my entire life. Gossip has made me feel betrayed, angry, misunderstood, and helpless. Unfortunately, I have been the victimizer of gossip as well. However, I have never made… Continue reading According To This Study, Women Primarily Gossip About Women Who Are A Threat

Motherhood, Relationships

You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

Let's be honest: most of us have seen adults argue when we were children. Whether it be with a friend, family member or partner/spouse. You were probably told to "stay in a child's place". On the flipside, maybe you never saw your parents or any adults disagreeing in front of you. It’s possible that they… Continue reading You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

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Here’s Why You Feel Emotionally Unsafe In Your Relationship And How To Change It

Vulnerability is a key component of every relationship. I'm not just referencing a romantic relationship either. In any relationship, whether romantic, familial, or friendship, fostering emotional safety cultivates genuine intimacy. However, people often feel emotionally unsafe in their relationships. The foundation of intimacy is emotional safety. When there is emotional safety, it creates a climate… Continue reading Here’s Why You Feel Emotionally Unsafe In Your Relationship And How To Change It

Motherhood, Relationships

20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

When I was younger, I didn't understand the importance of family traditions and how they contribute to the health of the family well-being. In family traditions, when a family places high focus outside of the nuclear family, they create what is called an entropic family. The entropic family is a nuclear family that loses its… Continue reading 20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

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Dating and Relationships EP3: Are Most Black Men Sociopaths?

Let's be real, we have to do better. Allow me to explain. According to Harvard psychologist Martha Stout, author of The Sociopath Next Door, it is estimated that sociopaths are four percent of the U.S. population. This is about 1 in 25 people, but to be fair, there are others that put it at about 1 in 100… Continue reading Dating and Relationships EP3: Are Most Black Men Sociopaths?

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Dating and Relationships EP2: Chemistry Versus Compatibility

Let's be real, how often have you had amazing chemistry with a person, but literally had nothing in common with them? In dating, it has happened to all of us at least once (or twice). Chemistry and compatibility are very two different and distinct things the often get confused for one another. Chemistry is that… Continue reading Dating and Relationships EP2: Chemistry Versus Compatibility

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Dating and Relationships EP1: What Is A Situationship?

Let's be real, if you are a millennial and dating, then a situationship is the new normal. How many people do you now that are in relationships? You know, where a guy/gal has been introduced to the friends and family, with a formal title of introduction, and it's clear the they are in a relationship.… Continue reading Dating and Relationships EP1: What Is A Situationship?

Let's Be Real, Relationships

Why Ambivalent Friendships Will Ruin You

Let's be real, I want you to recall a time where you sat with a friend and felt safe, understood and valued. While conversing with this friend, you didn’t feel you needed to hide certain pieces of yourself. While sharing with this friend, you didn’t feel you needed to always explain yourself because they can… Continue reading Why Ambivalent Friendships Will Ruin You