Love & DIVORCE: Excerpt from Upcoming Book!

  Within the first year of us living together and marrying, I lost about 20 lbs. Now that I think about it, my grandma tried to get me to see the red flags; alluding to the fact that the weight loss signified that there was stress in my relationship long before I said “I do”. Like so many other women, …

I’m Not Your Superwoman!

The day I no longer wanted to be a wife I knew my life was in trouble My American dream was slipping away My life began to crumble   It wasn’t that I didn’t want to be a Mrs. It wasn’t that I didn’t want my kids It’s that- I wanted me more   I am no one’s maid I …

“I Have Trust Issues” The Ultimate Drama Queen Statement!

  Ladies, men absolutely hate when you constantly accuse them of things they aren’t doing! How do I know? Because we absolutely hate that shit too! Charissa Jones said it best; “the only thing worse than an insecure woman is an insecure ass man”! If I hear one more person throw around the term “I have trust issues”, I just may …

Men if Your Lady Won’t Have Sex, She Doesn’t Like You!

~Shemeka Michelle Why is “to have sex with your man or not have sex with your man” still a RELATIONSHIP topic?? Ladies, take it from me, withholding sex from your man to keep him in line is the dumbest theory created. Yet it seems it’s a theory that just won’t die. This type of thinking is amateur and immature. I …

Angry Black Woman Chronicles: I Should’ve Gotten Out of Bed Part 3

NGSC: Kenita Stubbs  Today was an example of when good advice goes bad. I know it was unintentional and was out of concern. I always express how hard it is for me to lie in bed. I never really sleep. I really feel as if one of the reasons I do so much and can’t sit still is actually some …

Angry Black Woman Chronicles: I Should’ve Gotten Out of Bed Part 2

NGSC: Kenita Stubbs  How in the hell was I able to be in love and attracted to this person? When he was away on business, I genuinely missed him and longed for him and I was able to be sexually excited. I’d send him pictures of my body hoping he’d rush home and want me just as much as I …

5 Ways to Co-Parent Effectively

~Shemeka Michelle   After divorcing almost three years ago, my co-parent and I are doing a great job if I must say so myself. While we don’t ALWAYS see eye to eye, it’s clear that we both love our children and want the best for them. Sometimes people marvel at our relationship; often asking if we’re getting back together. I …

ONE Relationship Red Flag You Should Never Ignore

~Shemeka Michelle    INSECURITY – uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence. I’m amazed that the definition reads “anxiety about oneself”. What’s even more amazing to me is how this anxiety and lack of confidence can be transferrable in relationships. When you’re in a relationship with a person that is insecure, they may ask a question that appears as …

My Ex TRIED It by “Hitting” On My Friend!

NGSC: Kenita Stubbs I would like to start by saying I am not angry nor am I hurt. I would like to just express my current thoughts…… I was recently called FIVE last names and it was intended to be an insult to hurt my feelings. However, it ended up being a tell me something I don’t know laughing matter. …