Love & All That Jazz

Relational Validation of Beliefs

Text messages. Phone calls. Silence. These are the different mediums of communication that men have used to end our relationship. Regardless of what method that was used, each experience ultimately ended the same…with me being the one left and never the one leaving. As a result of past experiences, I began to enter each relationship… Continue reading Relational Validation of Beliefs

Love & All That Jazz

Schoolin’ Relationships

“You must be the student in your relationship. Always be willing to learn about the one you are with and let them teach you how they receive love. Never think that you have learned so much about your significant other that you have enough knowledge to be the professor…for that is the beginning of the… Continue reading Schoolin’ Relationships

Love & All That Jazz

The Consumption of Relationships

"This world is full of choices...don't forget to choose yourself" - B. Janai I always thought I had a high self-esteem. Even back when I was much heavier, I would slay the hallways of my high school with a designer dress from the plus-size racks. I always knew that I looked good, so I thought… Continue reading The Consumption of Relationships

Love & All That Jazz

The Limited Guarantee of Abstinence

It only takes one heartbroken night of tears for the average woman to make a personal vow that she will never allow another man to hurt her like this. A lot of times that personal vow includes the vow to not have sex with another man until marriage. It is a common belief that abstinence… Continue reading The Limited Guarantee of Abstinence