Vulnerability is a B*tch

I struggle with vulnerability. The word itself makes me uncomfortable. The idea of having to subscribe to “the state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally” is not a comfortable feeling. I always believed I spent enough time with someone or in place, it would ease myContinue reading “Vulnerability is a B*tch”

JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out

The clock on the laptop struck 5 and I felt the pressure from my clenched jaw lessen. The small pain that seems to live in my left temple during work hours, magically went away and I could feel my Arthur curled fist release in a sign of relief. I quickly passed my coworkers, ignoring anyContinue reading “JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out”

The Waiting Game

Photography by: Morgan Daniels Styled by: M. Ansah I vividly remember the day I started waiting for love, or rather on it. A friend’s church had organized a women’s conference. It was three days of getting to understand how to be the woman that God had called you to be. Being an angsty 14 year old, IContinue reading “The Waiting Game”

Faux Reality

Photography by: Tatyanna Chamere I looked up from my phone completely unaware of what I’ve been going on for the past two minutes only to catch the last bit of a conversation from two very chic women. “I mean her life looks interesting but we all know that can’t be true she’s probably just superContinue reading “Faux Reality”

Why is You Here?

As I sat across from my gold cladden date, I couldn’t help but think to myself Hoe, why is you here? My eyes began to glaze over as he talked about his various business ventures and recent trips. I only snapped back as he expressed his desire for a woman who could “keep the houseContinue reading “Why is You Here?”