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This post, in my opinion, is one of Blog Xpressions' most expressive and vulnerable pieces since we launched in 2015.
Relationship educator and author, Auketria Manor, takes us on her journey of celibacy. Not many people are comfortable talking about sex, let alone abstinence or celibacy.
The fact that
I am a woman of faith and yes, I went to see the movie, 'Girl’s Trip.'
I’ll admit, some of the language was super heavy, similar to the language I’ve had to repent quickly from when someone cuts me off on the road and I get irritated (I bind road rage!)
Summer'17 kicked off in high gear with my son's summer camp, me working long days (full-time corporate job + blogging) and tons of birthday parties and events!
Whew! That's a lot, right?
Jayden (my wittle man) turned the 'BIG 10' in June and he's feeling (and eating) like a BIG man. I
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We all have some friends that have become family. I like to call them Framily.
One thing we know about Thanksgiving is that there is a harvest
cannot believe that we are in the final quarter of 2016 already. I mean it seems as if just yesterday I was orchestrating my goal list and some were due by now; and now that NOW is here, I have had to extend some of my deadlines (I bind the
uring my childhood, I was not without plenty of guardianship.
I had a wonderful mother and father, exceptional grandmothers and a very willing stepmother. I was loved, included, cared for, encouraged and supported.
I was blessed to have an ongoing support system and there were no feelings of exclusion, even though my
We Want the Best for Our Kids - Let's Shower Them With Some "Kidspiration!"
My daughter started high school this year. New school. New peers. New rules. New curriculum. The school doesn’t have a PTA and peeking in classroom windows is discouraged. I went nuts (internally of course) at the idea
There was a time in my life that I can recall when dating was interesting, adventurous, vibrant, somewhat honest, and fun!
I had no preconceived notions about what would be between myself and a person at the end of a 3 or 6-month span.
Instead, I was okay with dating a guy
"My wife hasn’t said a word since @iJesseWilliams speech. I’m looking at her like I’m not like the white ppl he was talking about,” is what Gary Owen tweeted following Jesse Williams’ riveting acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards, where he was honored for his humanitarian efforts.
For those who
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The Science of Being an Independently Dependent Woman
[Cues the music] “I’m tired of screaming independent, I want to start depending on you.”
f there was ever a one-liner in a song that I would sing as if I’m the