Update: To see the author (Candice Benbow)’s response to my response, click here. One thing that I appreciate about my friendship with Jonathan is our ability to talk to one another about anything and everything – including our sex lives (or lack thereof) without shame or judgment. But we don’t just talk about our lives … Continue reading “Does Jesus Care About My Vagina?”: A Response to “I’m a Single Christian Woman and I Like Sex”
I am going to attempt to discuss something that will probably put me in the dog house no matter what I say, simply because people have such strong opinions about it. The word itself often immediately evokes disgust, defensiveness, embarrassment and shame… I’m gonna talk about masturbation. This is the much-promised blog post I alluded … Continue reading Is Masturbation a Sin?
I don’t know if it’s being thirty or if it’s the #RoyalWedding, but this year, in particular, has brought out my inner Bitter Betty. I think I’m bitter about (still) being single. (Since this had the potential of being a sombre post, I’ve sprinkled gifs throughout for the sake of levity. 🙂 ) Lately, when … Continue reading How Not To Be Bitter About Being Single (#RoyalWedding)
Can I just say that I low-key have a crush on Michelle Williams’s fiancé Chad Johnson? When I first heard news of this engagement, my first thoughts were: Wasn’t she already with someone? Well, good for her. Oh! He’s White!! At least someone loves us… we can always count on a White man to appreciate … Continue reading They That Wait!!: The Story of Chad Johnson (and Michelle Williams)
If I’m going to be single at age 45 or up, I want to be like Tracee Ellis Ross. Part of the issue of long-term singleness into older adulthood is that we don’t really know what that looks like — or rather, we don’t have many positive, inspiring role models. We know what 30 and … Continue reading Tracee Ellis Ross Talks Being Single Over 40 & Childless
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
The singer Ciara recently tweeted sermon and the words “level up.” The tweet rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. Here are my thoughts: Continue reading #Ciara ‘s “Level Up” Comments, #JohnGray, “The Spirit of Girlfriend,” Singleness and (of course) Men | Ep. 2 Sipping with Simone