Wise Words

God’s Unwritten Why of Waiting: My Letter to Young Girls

They taught us our ABCs at a young age. They taught us how to tie our shoes with bunny ears into a perfect well-balanced knot so that we don’t trip over our feet. They even taught us fractions and how many halves make one whole, but we’ve struggled to stay whole within our hearts and… Continue reading God’s Unwritten Why of Waiting: My Letter to Young Girls

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

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Substitution of Familiarity

The practice of sacrificing one thing to obtain something else is commonly regarded to as substitution. Substitutions are typically made when someone doesn’t like what they currently have. They trade what they currently have for something else that they are familiar with. This is done in hopes that the familiar thing will step into the… Continue reading Substitution of Familiarity

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

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The Roots of “Not Enough”

Who told you that you were not good enough? At least one person came to your mind before you finished reading that sentence. Maybe it was the words that your mother, father, 3rd grade teacher, or ex-boyfriend said to you. Those negative comments fell from their mouths like seeds and rooted into your mind, and… Continue reading The Roots of “Not Enough”

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