I have found that the hard thing about Black love is that a good portion of our relationships are spent overcoming the condition of distrust and the subconscious feelings of unworthiness put in us by society. Fatin and I were … Continue reading What I’ve Learned…
What if I decided to go to the New York show instead of Philly? What if you were on time and didn’t need to share a space I arrived early to get? What if the show started on time, … Continue reading Some Questions Are Best Left Unanswered
As I reflect on my first year of marriage, I have joy-filled thoughts of my wedding day. I recall wearing that ivory dress, feeling like the prettiest woman in the room, professing my love and commitment to my partner of … Continue reading Righting the Ship: A Couple Navigates Their First Year of Marriage
My husband and I decided that we would not do traditional anniversary gifts; instead we travel and stay connected along the way. Happy Anniversary to my Ace Continue reading Happy Anniversary Ace!
It was this day years ago that I met my Ace and it was so fitting that Black Star played the background to our love story… Continue reading Old Skool Thursday: Hip Hop
Asking Sunshine… Hi Sunshine! I have been seeing the same guy since my junior year in college and we are now almost 30. I want to start a family once we are married, but the last 5 years he has said “next year, my question is how do I get him to understand time is ticking or should I just wait? Dear Waiting To Be Married.. If I give it to you straight, then a few sentences in you may be upset with me because I’m not giving you the answer you expect. I say this because every situation is … Continue reading Asking Sunshine: Waiting to Be Married
Asking Sunshine I’m a 32-year-old married woman. I love my husband of 6 years, but recently I found myself attracted to my husband’s best friend. We all went to college together and for a brief time I dated him prior to even meeting my husband. We didn’t work and never had sex, but we’ve continued as good friends; he even introduced me to my now husband. My husband teases us saying things like, “You guys have more in common”, or to him “Still mad I married your woman?” We laugh it off, but now I’m starting to wonder “what if”? … Continue reading Asking Sunshine: Attracted to My Husband’s Best Friend
Asking Sunshine I have been married for almost 10 years; for the first 5-6 years of my marriage it was just my husband and I. We are both extremely busy professional people; yet we always found time for date night, spending time with our separate friends, travelling and just really enjoying life. Fast forward to current day our lives have totally changed; we are the parents of two small children (2 ½ and 4). When they were younger, adjusting to them felt natural, but now it is causing strain in our marriage. My husband has not complained openly but I … Continue reading Asking Sunshine: Married with Children
#5 From the first moment you know it… #4 When your whole being is full of loving them #3 When your life would seem less complete without them… #2 No matter the situation… #1 The moment you want the world to know and celebrate you love…. Continue reading Loving You (Music)
“I’m married to my best friend” When Ace and I first met it seemed like we just couldn’t find the time to actually go out on a date. We would plan a date, something would come up and we somehow would be … Continue reading I’m married to my best friend: How life really plays out?