All in Community & Relationships
In my hand was a boarding pass for a flight to Madrid, the first stop on a pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago, an ancient route that has attracted religious and secular travelers for centuries. Aside from the aforementioned backpack and shoes, I was diving way outside of my comfort zone without as much as a clear idea of where exactly in Spain the journey would take me.
Observing and learning how to interact with your partner’s love language is a form of communication in itself and demonstrates just how much effort one is willing to put forth to maintain a healthy relationship.
A poetry series on the growth past the impeding efforts of society to restrict a woman’s progress.
There’s nothing wrong with wanting to get married — and there's nothing wrong with not wanting to, either.
With ride-sharing apps developing an established presence all over the world, some innovators are seeking to ensure that women are both safe and comfortable when using the service.
It’s important to consider how the technology we use everyday can help us foster long-term, healthy relationships, as its ability to do this sometimes becomes forgotten amongst its variety of other impressive technical uses.
“So you can’t even eat pasta ?”
It feels like we are often so desperate to find someone on these platforms that we forget how to use them in safe and empowering ways that can be beneficial for our own mental health.
Understanding [diasporic] experiences and how they have forged the bond we see between black people across the world today is key to understanding the global oppression of our people.
At first I thought I was just lonely. I felt like I wanted someone in my life, but I also felt like I didn’t have time to properly nurture any budding developments, which led to spirals of anxiety about wasted youth.
By even taking the steps to [come out], a person is committing a radical act in making themselves vulnerable to the world around them—is taking a radical act in choosing to live their truth in a society that conditions them to do otherwise.
“When we black women are given the opportunity to see other black women just like us—just as funny, awesome, quirky, or nerdy as us—it instills within us an unspeakable sense of empowerment that has been robbed from us by oppression.”
This poem serves to put words to a common feeling among underestimated young women, who are too often mistaken as weak and feeble when they really contain powers much stronger than physical size.
Woman, like nature, have been carved into the shapes societal tells them they should fit into, until the natural part of us kicks in and we realize that maybe, we do not have to be so straight, so cut, so small.
If I had a dollar for every time I hear the phrase “boys are intimidated by…” Bitch… I would be a rich, rich woman.
Even though I have since had sex, I’m still learning how to best answer that questions.
Mother Nature is resilient though, and so are women.
Female Friendship at its Finest.