Every time I watch “This is Us,” I end up crying. The season finale just broadcasted yesterday, and I finally got a chance to watch it today, and here I am, crying. “This is Us” is a show that shows the beautiful complex nature of personal, romantic and familial relationships. The cast is diverse in terms … Continue reading The 10 Times “This is Us” Made Me Cry
Famed comedian Leslie Jones posted the following on Twitter a few days ago, and it hit everyone (including myself) in the feels: Ok back to cardio. But confession I feel like I’m doing it for nothing. I know it not I’m healthy and look good but I really feel like “what’s it all for” if … Continue reading What I’d Say to Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) and Permission to Feel Whatever You’re Feeling
Ok. *Breathe* First thing’s first… I wrote a blog post on Friday. This happened on Monday: The post above is the toned-down version of my first post: When her voice cracked and she started to choke up and I heard her say my name and look straight into the camera, it sent shivers down my … Continue reading Rejection, Resilience and Being Real: #JeannieMai Mentioned my Blog on @TheRealDaytime (AHH!) and How She Inspires Us All Through Her Divorce
Update: Jeannie mentioned this post on her show! I went out on a date (go me!!) but came home to news more shocking than my love life: Jeannie Mai is getting a divorce. Now, I don’t know Jeannie Mai and I’m not her publicist and she has never confided to me the reasons for her … Continue reading When Your Partner Wants to Have a Baby But You Don’t: The Case of #JeannieMai and Why I Saw Her Divorce Coming
I had a major epiphany last week. Are you ready for it? It’s not you. It’s not me. I am actually not necessarily the cause of all of my problems. Some of you probably just read that and thought “duh,” but this was an earth-shattering, ground-breaking revelation for me. I know I wrote about something … Continue reading It’s Not You: Why We Need to Stop Blaming Ourselves for Every Little Thing
As Barack Obama’s presidency draws to an imminent close, many people are reflecting on what this presidency meant to them. Young Jeezy said his president is Black. Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote that his president was Black. We may never again be able to say that we have a Black president. I was looking at photos of … Continue reading Why Barack and Michelle Obama are #relationshipgoals
Why do people feel the need to be visibly hateful? I don’t care if you hate – you can find yourself a little corner and hate all you want. But why puke hate through the internet? Why troll? Why be mean? Why yuck someone else’s yum?
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