Why I Stayed: A Story of Survival...

Aug 25, 2015 by

“She’s dumb,” “She deserve it if she stays” “If she likes it I love it” “What did she do to make him hit her?” “She must be with him for the money that’s why she’s staying,” “She’s weak” “She has low self esteem” “Black women always up in some man face trying to fight, they think they’re men.” “Women are disrespectful, their attitudes sometimes man….,” “I’m not saying she deserved that but the way these women act nowadays?” “She’s mad that he hit her but she still listens to Chris Brown’s music.” The women that are being condemned today for staying in an abusive relationship can easily turn around and be your sister, mother, daughter tomorrow. Then what? A victim finds herself not only defending herself from her abuser, but sadly enough from his/her loved...

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How To Know It’s Over

Aug 25, 2015 by

  The feeling of losing love is probably the worst feeling ever!  The person with whom you once couldn’t sleep without is not feeling you anymore.  Whatever happened between the two of you, led to the unraveling of his feelings and one day he makes his mind up that he does not want to be with you anymore, so he starts to do a bunch of things to turn you off.  Little by little he begins to plan his escape and you won’t even know it. Every day he will devote some of his time to make you hate him that much more, because some men will never be upfront and just end a relationship. He will do things to make you hate him, so that you can either end things first or become...

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ACCEPT, ACKNOWLEDGE and UNDERSTANDING...

Aug 5, 2015 by

The things that women endure in life can make or break us. This is very true. We sometimes live our lives according to our past and our upbringing instead of living for today. We let people stop us from growing because we are afraid to out grow them and be ridiculed for it.  And instead of learning from our mistakes, we yearn from our mistakes. Most women suffer from nostalgia. We want what we once had back. We want to go back in time and fix things and make it right. We want to be who we once were. We want a do over and life isn’t so. And then we hold on to our hurts, we sometimes find comfort in our pain and we stay there, too afraid of going for the gold,...

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