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, …

Dear Black Woman, This Black Man is WALKING OUT THE DOOR!

Dear Black Woman, As an African American man, I have received a hefty dose of hatred and abuse from many MANY African American women my whole life! By abuse I mean SPIRITUAL & MENTAL. Yet and still I stay and deal with them. I’ve been programmed to think that if I can’t take the abuse, I’m not man enough for …

“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 …

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 …

My Toxic Friendship: I Broke it OFF!

NGSC: Kenita Stubbs    I did it and I am so relieved! It wasn’t done out of spite, nor did it come from a mean spirited place! I had a lifelong friend that I’ve always loved so much.  I know I will forever love her because love does change when it is real. My friend and I had not seen each …

I Sued My Ex Husband for Half and I Don’t Regret It!

~Shemeka Michelle Many women marry, divorce and walk away with nothing. I think many of them feel as if they have something to prove by leaving everything behind and starting over from scratch. I actually had a woman tell me prior to my divorce that there were nights she and her children had to share cans of beans and weenies. …

Dear John: Letter to a Man

Every now and then you’ll come across a woman that seems like she’s connected to your soul. She will make you laugh, encourage you when you feel weak, push you to be the best you can be and the sex will be some of the best sex you’ve ever had. For some of you, this will happen only once in …

The Day I Decided to End My Life!

~Shemeka Michelle   Most people can’t understand why I live my life the way that I do. They don’t understand why I take the time to talk to people; truly caring about what they have to say. They don’t understand why I value those that I come in contact with even if we never become close. They wouldn’t understand why …