family

Family unites us; but it's also a challenge. All about fighting to stay together, and loving every moment of it.

Sierra I2 years ago
Why I Failed in Love
I have failed in love since I started dating in 8th grade. From one relationship to another, they seemed to get worse and worse, and I had absolutely no idea why. I remember asking myself, "Why is thi...
Sasha Boileau2 years ago
My Experience with CPR
I can’t recall the exact time a call for help rang into my room but early Friday morning, I heard the panic filled scream of a family friend, Amanda, followed by the chaos of finding my grandfather un...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
What Is A Midlife Crisis?
A midlife crisis can conjure up so many images, but for most people, the most vivid image is of an aging balding man in a red sports car accompanied by a young, well-endowed blonde woman with whom he ...
Ashely Moore2 years ago
Sex, Kids and the Single Woman!
I urge you to read through this post before you comment. Young, nice body, and four kids by different men is not a good look for any female. Unless you have recently been divorced or widowed, you are ...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Why Do People Cheat?
For decades, there have been studies conducted all over the world trying to establish the most accurate percentage of the married population that cheat on their spouse. And although all studies show a...
Azzyness E2 years ago
Staying Together for the Kids
The picture above is what is considered the 'norm' and is referred to as a nuclear family. A nuclear family consists of Mom, Dad, and two kids. Why one, three or more kids would be a problem I don't u...
Bryan RJ Delorme2 years ago
Letting Go Isn't Easy
I was there in her presence for just a brief moment of time that stuck with me like a fly on crap. Excuse that comment, she was amazingly elegant. I always find myself contradicting everything, let go...
Jai Storm2 years ago
Where Do I Go
I don't want to hate you. I don't want to pull away because it's the only way I know how to save myself from you. But I have also reached the point in my life where if I take much more, I will break. ...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
How To Tell Your Kids You Are Getting Divorced
Divorce is complicated and can be incredibly difficult to understand for anyone, but particularly young children. They don't know anything about the emotional difficulties you can face in a marriage; ...
Kirstie Proffitt2 years ago
Loving More Than One
Polyamory as a word itself has two meanings: Poly meaning many and amor meaning love so polyamory means to have many loves. Yet polyamory is more than just a word. It is a lifestyle.
Ashely Moore2 years ago
Why Do Black Women Consent to be Side-Chicks?
You know them. You may even hate them. Better yet, you probably are one or used to be one. Side-chicks, mistresses, and the other woman have become rather relevant in our black communities. There is n...
Low self-esteem/Low confidence
It all started when I was a child. I was taken away from my family when I was three years old. I ended up in about 5 different foster homes before I was put in a home that would become my forever home...
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Teya Heck2 years ago
For The Love Of A Daughter Chapter 1
Present Day- Now This morning my room felt freezing. What is different? I can see my breath, I can hear my heart beating loud, my head in its own world. The white walls seem to turn colors. My furnitu...
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Lashell Greene2 years ago
Life In An Abyss
Her life was an abyss. Dark, empty and cold. It all started when she was just a little girl. Her mom's dead body lay in front of her with blood everywhere. She was covered in her mom's blood but littl...
Alisha Felder2 years ago
Segregation of the Mind
As the bottle of whiskey I'd swiped from my mother’s stash got lower I could feel myself going numb. The fear of where I was going slowly slipped away and there was room for nothing more than the anti...
Because Their Expectations Are Not What You Need to Focus On
I can't say that I understand what women go through, but as a dude who dates dudes, I can say that I understand the expectation that guys have had for me: to be smooth all over, have my hair and outfi...
Lara Alice2 years ago
Age Differences
The next morning I didn’t wake up to go to school. I don’t know why. I just didn’t. Stella, our maid, came into my room to call me more than once, and asked me if I was ill or something. She took my t...
Darrian Broom2 years ago
The Church Must Learn From Its Past
There are gay people in our congregations. Who love God and who are deeply loved by Him. They worship the Father in all sincerity and truth and are at peace with themselves. Too often from the pulpits...