Marriage: For Better or For Worse

I, (name), take you (name), to be my lawfully wedded (wife/husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish; from this day forward until death do us part. Everybody is all for it when everything is smooth sailing. When the finances are just right, the bank … Continue reading Marriage: For Better or For Worse

7 Self-Care Tools for Entrepreneurs

There is no substitute for self-care.  As a clinical social worker and life coach, self-care is perhaps one of the most conveyed tools for my clients as well as myself. Self-care cultivates wellness such that it rejuvenates the mind, body, and soul. If you do not take care of yourself, then all your dreams and aspirations will be fruitless. Feeling overwhelmed? Tired? Unfocused? Burnt out? … Continue reading 7 Self-Care Tools for Entrepreneurs

What is Space Within A Relationship?

When in a relationship, is it good to get space from your significant other? I mean like lets pause and take a break for a while type of space. What is space within a relationship maybe that’s the question that should be asked. If you ask me the answer will always be NO! Ok, maybe if some fresh air is needed, and either he or … Continue reading What is Space Within A Relationship?

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10 Dating Tips For Single Women

When it comes to dating tips for singles, one size does not fit all. A person in their teens or 20’s will date much differently than a person in their 30’s or 40’s. Let’s be honest, there are certain things about dating that we disregarded or did not focus on as much when teens or in our 20’s. I have counseled and given advice to several … Continue reading 10 Dating Tips For Single Women

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Relationship Stages: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Good Times Good times are always the best part of every relationship. The fun times are the greatest of all time, it’s a time period that you never want to end. Waking up in pure bliss because your heart is growing fonder for this relationship, falling in love over and over, again. Texting and calling throughout the day to make sure he’s not stressing … Continue reading Relationship Stages: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Karma: What Goes Around Will Come Back Around

He can dish it out all the cheating, the lies, the disrespect but can he take the payback, does he ever think if it was ever worth it? These are the questions many men should ask themselves before stepping outside of their relationships and/or disrespecting the woman they say they love! Now, we all know that a man can cheat on his significant other with … Continue reading Karma: What Goes Around Will Come Back Around

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Bonding & Praying for Our Daughter’s

A mother is a daughter’s first best friend One of the first and most important relationships we have in life is with our mother. She cares for you, nurtures you, protects you, and love you; unconditionally. From the womb, she comforts you, calms you, and maybe even sing to you. You feel every emotion that she feels while you’re still inside her womb because at … Continue reading Bonding & Praying for Our Daughter’s

Falling In Love; For Real This Time

Just when I had given up on love, just when I made a commitment to stay focused on me, here comes real love. This love is a love that I have never known, it seems like a fairytale the way my hurt melts looking into his eyes. This love is what I thought I had way back when, but in reality, it doesn’t even compare. … Continue reading Falling In Love; For Real This Time

Relationships: I Have Changed. He has changed. We Are Changing.

At the start of a relationship, everything is new and exciting. You take the time to find out what each other likes and dislikes are, you find out who a person really is. After talking for awhile you find out that you guys have more in common than not in common. You began to fall for one another, hard to the point that you guys … Continue reading Relationships: I Have Changed. He has changed. We Are Changing.

Domestic Violence Awareness: It Is Never Ok. It Is Not Your Fault.

The month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness month which is approaching soon. What exactly is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness: It Is Never Ok. It Is Not Your Fault.