Monogamy definition Noun 1. the practice of marrying or state of being married to one person at a time. 2. the practice or state of having a sexual relationship with only one partner. 3. the habit of having only one mate at a time. Human beings have been practising monogamy for roughly 3.5 million years.Continue reading “Monoga-me-oh-my”

Get Sprung this Spring

Spring is upon us and I don’t know about you but whenever this season arrives I always feel different, cheerier, like all of life’s possibilities are right in front of me just waiting for me to seize them. With Valentines day just behind us you may be channelling Rih Rih and have ‘love on theContinue reading “Get Sprung this Spring”

Will you be my Galentine?

It’s Valentines Day!!! A phrase which, being perpetually single, I’m not ashamed to admit has caused a variety of negative reactions over the years. Including but not limited to; groaning, gagging, eye rolling, gnashing of teeth, avoiding going outside etc… In my second year of uni, for the very first time I was excited toContinue reading “Will you be my Galentine?”

What we’re giving up in 2022: Faking it

We hope you all had a fantastic festive season and are enjoying a detoxing Jan. We did and now we’re back with a bang! (Only figuratively of course ๐Ÿ˜‰) We all know the new year is a perfect time to reflect on our habits and behaviours and think about what we want to improve toContinue reading “What we’re giving up in 2022: Faking it”

Enough is enough is enough

Enough is enough (is enough)I can’t go on, I can’t go on no more, noEnough is enough (is enough)I want him out, I want him out that door now As we rapidly pace toward the end of the year (seriously where did 2021 go?), I’ve been thinking about endings more generally. And specifically about whenContinue reading “Enough is enough is enough”

Things that go BUMP in the night!

“Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble… “ ๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿ”ฅ Halloween is just around the corner and I don’t know about you but I am a fan of All Hallows Eve. As my birthday is only a few days before, my celebrations have often coincided with Halloween weekend as I doContinue reading “Things that go BUMP in the night!”

Where are we riding and why do I have to die?

A friend of mine asked me this very question when I brought up the topic and apart from making me laugh it did also make me think…should we aspire to find ride or die relationships? I’m pretty sure that the first time I heard the term, Timbaland was rasping that he needs a ‘Ryde orContinue reading “Where are we riding and why do I have to die?”

The One that Got Away

๐ŸŽตIn another lifeI would make you staySo I don’t have to say you wereThe one that got away๐ŸŽถ We all have regrets when it comes to past relationships, things we think we should have done differently, things we wished we’d said while we had the chance. Perhaps there are even some entanglements we wish we’dContinue reading “The One that Got Away”

The POWER of Vulnerability

The ‘Strong Black Woman’ narrative is one I’m sure you all know off by heart. We live under the false notion that we Black women are able to handle whatever life throws at us because we are more emotionally robust, self sufficient, self sacrificing and apparently possess an inhuman ability to handle pain. In fact,Continue reading “The POWER of Vulnerability”