I am in love with love, especially black love. I did not have the best representation of love as a child but I somehow managed to still believe. Despite growing up in a broken home, raising my daughter with an absent father, and having a failed engagement, I still root for love, especially black love. Why … Continue reading Melanin Monday: Black Love
This was placed on my heart to write about 3 weeks ago. I kept putting it off because I'm currently in a rough season. I'm in a space where week after week, it's something else. I told myself that I will write once I'm in a better season; not a surprising response for "the strong … Continue reading Hidden Pain: Being the “Strong” Friend
Thank you for checking out the first official Melanin Monday post! On this Melanin Monday post, I would like to introduce you to Justin. Justin is a true example of someone who has overcame adversity. Born into a broken home, raised by his mother for part of his life and then his father for the … Continue reading Melanin Monday: Chef Justin
On November 1st, I celebrated my singleness. People often find it funny that I celebrate being single but it was on that day in 2014, when I finally found myself. I realized that I was so broken and I loved someone more than I loved myself. Three years into my singleness, I can say that … Continue reading Lets Celebrate!
We were that token couple, if we were ever spotted alone someone was bound to ask where the other person was. We used Facebook and Instagram to publicly display our love for one another. We were each other's best friends, shoulder to cry on, stress relievers, and more. The weekend of my birthday, he surprised … Continue reading The Engagement Story