November 19, 2018

Growing up, my mom and I didn't have a close relationship. Whenever I asked her for advice about relationships, her response was always, "You're too young for a boyfriend. Focus on school." Of course, I went behind her back and talked to the boys at school anyway. I wa...

November 5, 2018

Admit it. You have a dream bae. 

We all do.

Every time I close my eyes, my mind wanders to a fine ass chocolate man with everything on the list of qualities I've written down in my iPhone for the one. I fantasize over his athletic body, his deep voice, and even his hairc...

November 1, 2018

Congratulations! You’ve finally left him. Let us all slow clap as you ignore his messages and block him on social media.

Mixed feelings take over your body. You feel heartbroken. You feel angry. You feel disappointed. You feel proud of yourself and excited to start your...

October 11, 2018

I have been celibate for almost two years. I would be lying if I told you I wasn’t thinking about sex right now. I miss sex. I miss that moment when it slides in and my whole body wraps around it like a memory foam mattress. The grip and release. Sex has so many benefi...

October 9, 2018

My heart is beating fast. All I can think about is you on top of me one more time.

I remember you kissing me in a dark room, wasting my time. You gave me the gift of pleasure to replace the world around me that went lost. I lost my friends. I lost my family. I lost my a...

June 19, 2018

To be loved feels like freedom, I guess. I’ve never experienced it. Well, I’ve never experienced being loved and freedom at the same time.

To share one breath between two lovers is like inhaling life over and over again. What one breathes out, the other breathes in, eac...

April 28, 2018

Raise your hand if you have ever been hurt by someone you love. 

My hand is raised. The thing about hurt is that it creeps up on you just when you’ve convinced yourself that the hurt doesn’t hurt that bad. It manifests as other emotions, like fear. As someone who has be...

March 20, 2018

Being single was the scariest thing I’d ever done. In the beginning, it felt like falling off of a cliff without confirmation that someone was waiting to catch me. I thought, I could either be caught and live or go “splat” on the rocky road of life and die alone. Over...

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