The problem with happy peppy glass half full people


  Defeat and failure are two words you won’t find in the vocabulary of a Happy peppy glass full person. They will find another rainbow. Light in the darkest of times. Make a joke during sad times. ” I will miss her, but you have to admit she’s dressed better dead than anytime she wasContinue reading “The problem with happy peppy glass half full people”

The Bump


“Ask The Rodfather” The best friendships/relationships hit a bump now and then. In short time that bump get larger and instead of looking for a solution or a cure we pick at the bump, it which builds anger and resentment. Silence is the enemy Left on its own, the bump becomes infected. No one wantsContinue reading “The Bump”

Clinging to the past


28 years ago “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” premiered on NBC. Starring, a 21 year old Willard Carroll Smith Jr (as Will) Last week, I came across a video of Janet Hubert on Facebook. While most people know Will Smith, few people know Ms Hubert by her given name. However, she is known the worldContinue reading “Clinging to the past”

Are you being ‘GASLIGHTED’? The subtle red flags you’re being emotionally manipulated in the office, at home or in your relationship


GASLIGHTING, is a term to describe people who emotionally abuse others They can distort your mind by planting seeds of self-doubt without you knowing behavioral expert Grazina Fechner reveals the warning signs By:Cindy Tran/Daily Mail Australia To the outside world, they lead a seemingly happy life.But behind closed doors, they can deliberately distort your mindContinue reading “Are you being ‘GASLIGHTED’? The subtle red flags you’re being emotionally manipulated in the office, at home or in your relationship”

Condominium blues


If he doesn’t get his way, expect one outcome only. By: Elaine Luti/The American in Italia There’s a man in my condominium complex who has decided he’s the boss of the place. He expects everything he wants to go his way. What he doesn’t propose, he resists or undermines. He’s admittedly done a lot forContinue reading “Condominium blues”

Women of Value


I arrived at the end of a fight in the parking lot of a discount store. The woman I was standing next to was a friend or a sister who was angry with the woman with the blood stain on her shoulder and the large hole in her top. The friend or sister is standingContinue reading “Women of Value”

Seven suprising Reasons Marriages Fail That No One Talks About


By: Karen/Cicero/Prevention.com JEFFREY HAMILTON/GETTY IMAGES   According to recent University of Maryland  divorce research, you’ve got about a 50/50 chance of growing old with your spouse. While that stat may not shock you, the reasons many couples decide to separate may. “People assume that most marriages fail because of big bombs—cheating, financial mismanagement, addiction, dishonesty,” saysContinue reading “Seven suprising Reasons Marriages Fail That No One Talks About”

The Boyfriend Break


The familiar imperiled single black woman topic started gaining traction all over again in various media outlets in recent weeks, provoked by the publicity blitz for Stanford Law professor Ralph Richard Banks’ Is Marriage for White People? How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone. In the book, Banks notes that the achievement gap among African AmericansContinue reading “The Boyfriend Break”

50 Things Guys Wish Girls Knew


50 Things That Girls Should Know About Guys Guys aren’t psychic, mind telling them what you mean? Guys don’t like to be used as pawns in trying to make your friends jealous. Guys tend to get serious with their relationship and become too possessive. Better watch out girls. The biggest turn off for guys isContinue reading “50 Things Guys Wish Girls Knew”

8 Signs the Relationship Is Over


Who was the idiot who said, “If you really love someone, you never let them go, no matter how hard it is?” What?!? What’s sad is this statement is not only untrue but, to many people, operate as if it’s law. Granted, everyone makes a mistake or two in relationships, but successful relationships are structured forContinue reading “8 Signs the Relationship Is Over”