Posts tagged love
Why “Untitled Relationships” May Be Hindering You from Finding the Right Person

I recall a period of time before reaching my early twenties when my friends and I made a conscious decision to not try to get into a “serious” relationship.  My best friend vowed that she only wanted casual flings, and nothing but casual flings. It was the age of “talking” which to be honest, I’ve always had mixed feelings about. More so confused, since the phrase seemingly had too many meanings. 

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I had just received the news that Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election. 

Similar to my friends, one may assume I cried out of fear – I am a 23-year-old black woman living in America. 

However, my tears were due to the fact that Hillary Clinton, an American lawyer and politician – the first female presidential nominee in American history, lost the Presidential Election. 

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How Do You Deal When You Lose the Love of Your Life?

On March 27th 2015, Ms. Dolores lost her husband. We weren’t present at church to hear the news. I woke up that Sunday morning to a text from a youth group friend informing me of the recent death. “I’m sorry about Ms. Dolores husband,” it read. Truth is, I was confused and didn’t realize who Ms. Dolores was. At the moment, I didn’t realize that Ms. Dolores was the woman who sat a few seats down from us at church. I didn’t realize that she was the woman who gave hugs and talked to my family every Sunday. It was simply a misunderstanding. I knew the face, but I didn’t know the name.

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