I’ve always, “felt some type of way” about my looks. I mean, I’m not perfect … my skin isn’t always clear, some days I’m sure I look crazy, and some days I know I look damn good. There has always been this pressure to be thin, to be beautiful 24/7, yet in the world that … Continue reading Unpretty.
The majority of my life has been spent contemplating every single thing that goes wrong in my life, and, at times, I literally let it break me down. Luckily, I’ve changed for the better – growing up, I spent a lot of time relying on the opinions of others because I felt like MY thoughts … Continue reading Let it GO.
In keeping with the “things we shouldn’t discuss, but I’m here for it” category, I wanted to write about intimacy, something some of us fear … something some of us embrace with open arms. Intimacy - the feeling of being close to one another, to share a moment, or create ones that will last a … Continue reading NAKED.
We live in a society where it seems as if women are held at a different standard from men. Men talk about their many sexual conquests and can openly express how bad they need a “bad bitch to come fuck,” or they need somebody to suck their dick (Yes, we’re getting into this) and everybody … Continue reading Let’s Talk about SEX.
I’m learning not to take things so seriously. When I say “things,” I mean not letting the negativity around me change how I feel, as well. I’m one of those people who tends to take on the emotions and burdens of others, and trust me it is as annoying as it seems. Yes, I empathize … Continue reading Chill Out, Sis.
There’s this pressure that seems to be lingering over women who are almost 30 and haven’t yet had children. I’m one of them, and to be honest, I want children but I am in NO hurry to have them. Does that make me a bad person? No, it just means that “Aunty Lana” is my … Continue reading Aunts Need Love, Too.
We need to have the talk … not the talk, but about something that is so common in today’s society: depression. Maybe it’s because it’s one of those touchy subjects nobody likes to get into, we ignore it. Quite frankly, that’s the problem. Some of us are raised with the assumption that if we don’t … Continue reading THE Talk.