Relationships

Trauma: The right time to tell your partner

Newly-budding romantic relationships are generally a time of excitement, lust, and low stress as you and your partner get to know one another in various ways. If that relationship continues to grow and becomes more serious, this may brew some anxious thoughts regarding when to share more vulnerable details about yourself. For 60% of adult […]

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Are you and your bestie vacation compatible?

Here ye, Here ye! It’s summertime and we’re all in the throes of vacation planning. We’re wrangling the troops (our best friends, Sorors and gal pals—basically the perfect human concoction) for our next girl’s trip. Whilst dumping friends into that “Summer 2K19” group chat, it makes perfect sense to think of your tightest friends first. […]

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Relationships, Social Media and the Rules of Engagement

You may not want to admit it but nowadays, social media says A LOT about who you are.  We’re obviously long from the days of Instant Messaging our pen pals, but we may have taken a sharp detour into a different place called ‘Instagram: A day in the life of [Insert your name here]’ town. […]

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The Wounds of Sisterhood: Black Women, Grief, and the Loss of Adult Friendships

  September 26, 2018 was supposed to be a standout day for my best friend Sharmara. I imagine we would’ve sung happy birthday (the Stevie Wonder version of course), enjoyed a great meal or big bash even—mainly just spent time together marveling at how old we are now from our first meeting as high school […]

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3 questions if you have trouble celebrating your friend

  It happens to the best of us! Something major just happened to one of your friends and suddenly you feel like your life isn’t going anywhere. Maybe your relationship dynamic has shifted as a result of this exciting moment for your girl. You find yourself questioning where you are in life. You ask yourself: […]

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