black men and black women must remind each other how beautiful, necessary and valuable we are in the context of each other @necessaryblackness ❤ image source; no copyright infringement intended AdvertisementsRead more "necessities"
a shy smile a quick glance stood up and took a chance a retuned smile stayed awhile didn’t play numerics exchanged didn’t hesitate more calls than texts almost never too busy for your new missy in less than a week I see you again questions asked answers received no nut allergy but can’t do meals […]Read more "Budding: a poetry share"
Don’t settle for less just because it’s available. ❤Read more "week 17"
By Jailyn Gladney “And when great souls die… Our senses, restored, never To be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They Existed. We can be. Be and be Better. For they existed.” When Great Trees Fall by Maya Angelou In my earliest memories of my mother she is standing at the stove with a… Show […]Read more "Black women loving Black women: On the rituals that sustain community — RaceBaitR"
Just because someone says they want the best for you doesn’t mean that’s a service that they can provide. ❤Read more "week 16: assets & liabilities"
7 ways to make others feel important: Use his/her name. Express sincere gratitude. Do more listening than talking. Talk more about him/her than yourself. Be authentically interested. Be sincere in your praise. Show you care. I’d like to add 8. Look him/her in the eyes when either of you are speaking, (especially if you’re apologizing, […]Read more "week 15: you is kind, you is smart, you is important"
I often hear the comparison of an amorous relationship to a job: it’s work. And with your dream career or any job you want to keep, you show up, do your best and get rewarded with money, health benefits, PTO, accolades, experiences, a 401k, a corner office, a growing salary, etc. And if you’re really […]Read more "Why You Should Date Someone Who Scares the S*** Out of You, A List — Shan Tell’em"