I write. Therefore, I research. But, my research and work always lead me back to one question: how do you want to be remembered? My computer’s browsing history would freak out a few people—like the police, my in-laws and certain friends. My search history has some of the following searches: How to dispose of a
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Eyes red rimmed, face flushed, she stumbled through the office door after a toddling two-year old boy while holding on to a chubby six-month old, whimpering infant girl. The young mother apologized when her active son ran into my leg, nearly knocking my notepad and pen from my lap. I smiled. “It’s okay,” I said.
I stopped writing Wifey Wednesday posts because I felt like a fraud. For more than a while, I’ve lived in the worst kind of marriage—one that is crumbling brick by brick, that has far more valleys than mountain tops and, sadly, more hate than love. A simple disagreement about an ink pen left on the
…someone else will. Have you ever heard that damning statement about the role of women in marriage? Doesn’t it make your skin crawl? It makes mine tingle with the voracity of the sickening feeling one gets upon daring to glance at a bucket of night crawlers or a nest of snakes. Disgusting, right? Too often
I admit it. I can often be a disgruntled wife. A few weeks ago I got really peeved about every article in my newsfeed or shared on Facebook being about things wives can do to make their husbands lives better. It seemed that no matter where I looked there was some woman or man giving
I have two very, guilty pleasures. One is ABCs Scandal; the other, Being Mary Jane on BET. There has been much controversy about each show. Both main characters—Olivia Pope and Mary Jane Paul—have been involved with married men and each show has homosexual characters. See what I mean controversial topics, especially in the Black community.
The other day one of my Facebook friends asked a question. She wanted to know if it is ok to chose your husband over your family—mom, dad, sister, brother, etc. Most of the responses screamed that the family that you were born into should always come first because your husband is not blood. Someone even
Today is the day. I’ve been married exactly 10 years. It has not been easy but it has been rewarding. When we got married on a warm Saturday morning in Atlanta, Georgia, we were thrilled to begin our lives with one another. We had gone through premarital counseling and had spent more time preparing for
With all of the communicating we do on a daily basis, it seems as if husbands and wives should be able to send and receive thoughts and ideas successfully. However, according to Dr. Terri Orbuch—a psychologist and research professor at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research—41% of divorced couples say they would communicate