Category: Love & Living

No Husband, No Cry

No Husband, No Cry

| November 20, 2017 | Reply

I’ve got a quick question for all the ‘70s babies’ and ‘90s ladies’ out there——what did TV shows like The Golden Girls, Sex in the City, Girlfriends and Living Single all have in common? Answer: besides featuring predominantly-female casts, each one of those rom-coms depicted smart, stylish, fun-loving women who lived active and fulfilling lives…..without […]

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Receipts, Karma & The Married Side Chick

Receipts, Karma & The Married Side Chick

| September 23, 2017 | Reply

Just a couple of months ago, Eniko Parrish thought she was winning in the literal game of “Life.” Several years back, the Baltimore native, who relocated to Los Angeles to launch a modeling career, quickly caught the interest, and affections of, rising actor and comedian Kevin Hart. After a two-year engagement, Hart and Parrish tied […]

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“More People Would Be Terrified When They Walk Down the Aisle If They Understood….”

“More People Would Be Terrified When They Walk Down the Aisle If They Understood….”

| September 9, 2017 | Reply

Thanks to the responsibilities in my household, the deadlines and the myriad of tasks to accomplish in a twenty-four-time frame, there isn’t a lot of spare time for TV. I can only relate to and follow a few at a time these days, and if there are books on the shelf to read, I’m good […]

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Our Friends, Our Lives; Why “Girls Trip” Is A Movie Must

Our Friends, Our Lives; Why “Girls Trip” Is A Movie Must

| July 29, 2017 | Reply

       Music, New Orleans, girlfriends, zip-lining, absinthe….. and grapefruit? If that sentence made perfect sense to you, then congratulations—–you’ve also recently seen the new summer comedy, Girls Trip. I attended a showing with a girlfriend last Friday and yes, we both considered it a fabulous flick. At our AMC location, the theater was packed with […]

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Playing It Slick vs. Keeping It Real

Playing It Slick vs. Keeping It Real

| April 22, 2017 | Reply

As an avid reader, I have dozens of books from a variety of authors. There are a few classified as ‘unauthorized biographies,’ and one of them is the 1988 best-seller entitled Call Her Miss Ross. Written by J. Randy Taraborelli, Miss Ross examines the childhood and accomplishments of the Supreme Diva herself, Diana Ross, as well as the love affairs […]

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Siblings, Submission and Your Sex Life

Siblings, Submission and Your Sex Life

| February 25, 2017 | Reply

Whether you’re single, coupled-up, or walked down the aisle years ago, nearly everyone has heard persistent myths about marriage: “Happy couples never argue.” “Love is all we need.” “I can change him/her.” Then there’s one that has been disproved time and again, yet people think that saying the words to their significant others will make […]

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Love’s In Need Of Love Today: Sweet Sentiments & Hardened Hearts Don’t Mix

Love’s In Need Of Love Today: Sweet Sentiments & Hardened Hearts Don’t Mix

| February 11, 2017 | 1 Reply

Roses, chocolate hearts, teddy bears and cards full of sweet sentiments about love and tenderness. Next Tuesday is Valentine’s Day, and every retail outlet since January has been awash in reminders at every turn. Darius is a young man now, more consumed with his part-time job, friends and college courses than collecting Valentine cards. His […]

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Standards, Struggle Love and A Woman’s Worth

Standards, Struggle Love and A Woman’s Worth

| October 29, 2016 | 1 Reply

The first time I heard Alicia Keys, I was with my mother. She’s not half the music fan that her daughter turned out to be, but that didn’t keep Mama from getting wind of Keys’ first single, “Fallin,’” and playing it every. chance. she. got. In fact, she played it so often and so incessantly […]

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