Desert bloom: My wedding day, inside a California prison


The prison has been the third person in my relationship for years, and now it’s the third person in my marriage   By Keeonna Harris/Salon.com    Today is the day. I run my fingers across the fabric of my dress. It’s almost too perfect to take off the wire hanger. I knew this was the dress — longContinue reading “Desert bloom: My wedding day, inside a California prison”

See you at the next funeral


“Ain’t no drama, like family drama, cause family drama, don’t stop!“ Color me hopeful. My father died when I was six years old and my brother is nearly a generation older and didn’t appreciate my existence. There was one man in the family who took me under his wing. My uncle would take me fishingContinue reading “See you at the next funeral”

Loneliness Is Fatal. Video Games Can Keep Men Alive


Guys say their gaming friendships are as “real” as any IRL bonds. By: Sean O’Neal /Mens Health MEN ARE LONELY, or so we’ve heard. Not from our friends—that would require actually sharing our feelings, which we’re not great at—but from an endless cascade of think pieces and scientific studies sounding the alarm on the growing crisis of male loneliness.Continue reading “Loneliness Is Fatal. Video Games Can Keep Men Alive”

Trapped: Fast Love and Good Intentions


It was real love,true love, you didn’t know each other long, but it made sense to move in together. After a few weeks, some realities being to settle in. Undiscussed realities begin to surface. Your love spent their very last dime to be with you. While you’ve talked of colors, dreams and positions. No oneContinue reading “Trapped: Fast Love and Good Intentions”

The Afro-Spanish experience no one is talking about


Danni Roseman writes about the experience of being a Woman of Color in Spain. It’s more than time that Spain be seen as the cultural mélange that it is, and arguably always has been, writes Danni Roseman.   Let’s play a game. When I mention “Spain” what or who comes to mind first? Perhaps yourContinue reading “The Afro-Spanish experience no one is talking about”

Throwback Thursday: 2016 Even the best sex can become routine. Here are a few suggestions to liven up your sex life


    Click on the link below for the full story https://sacratomatovillepost.com/2016/07/05/what-to-do-if-your-sex-life-becomes-boring-and-predictable/

10 Unavoidable Signs You’re In A Dead-End Relationship


  It’s time to move on (even if you’re still in love) By Shweta Advani /YourTango.com & The Minds Journal I know that we don’t like to hear “love” and “discipline” in the same sentence. But if you knew the power of genuine love and held it with reverence, you would not squander it —Continue reading “10 Unavoidable Signs You’re In A Dead-End Relationship”

15 Things You Do Because You’re Still In Love With Your Ex


Photo: Google 1. You still think about what-ifs You think about the what-ifs and what-nots. You evaluate your worth what you could have done right or wrong that did not the materialize the break-up. 2. You stalk his social media accounts often The easiest way to know whether he is missing you or not, or forContinue reading “15 Things You Do Because You’re Still In Love With Your Ex”

When she falls for her


Don’t gossip. Don’t share. Talk. By: Corinna Amendola\ The American In Italia Coming up with clear answers when people ask questions about heterosexual breakups is hard enough. Add gender issues and it just gets a lot harder. Intimate relationships and they way they play out remains the most irrational aspect of a person’s life —Continue reading “When she falls for her”

one two three four five six seven eight nine ten: Eddie Murphy’s tenth child is en-route


Picture: Google Fifty Seven year old Eddie Murphy, and Australian Model Paige Butcher is expecting his tenth child.   Her first child with Murphy and his ninth child (Izzy) is 2..  His oldest is 29.  They’ve been Bood up for six years . Thanks for counting   CityFella