The day I secured my belief that heterosexual boys and girls can’t be friends because there would always be sexual tension, I was twenty-two, watching When Harry Met Sally with my then boyfriend. Harry said to Sally, boys and girls can never be friends because there will always be sexual tension; every guy wants to … More Breaking Up with the Twenty-Two Year Old
It happened a month ago, when I visited a new mom friend. I love visiting my friend’s babies when they are just born, it is a lovely, cuddly experience and in the past, I’d always imagined holding my own when I held theirs, had dreamt about how I would feel post birth holding my child. … More 13 Reasons Why
Disclaimer: By an auntie-ji who knows nothing, except she did get married in her thirties so that may count for something, but in truth she knows nothing… When signing up for on-line dating sites, use the ones that you pay for to subscribe. Why you ask? I’m single income here, ain’t nobody got money to waste … More How to Get Married in Your Thirties?
Yesterday I went to a Chat and Chew, where a question arose in our all female discussion: “What do you do to spice up your relationship? This question hit me hard like a punch to my gut. I waited to respond–not my style at all–to allow my feelings to settle. What do I do to … More Why We All Need a Little Show called The Bachelor
I waited 13 years for my trip to Jamaica. Within a month of meeting Neil and finding out that his family was from Jamaica, I told him we needed to go to Jamaica together. I finally got my wish last October. We took a 3 hour nonstop flight over on a cool fall day and … More Jamaica Makes Me Feel Alright
Last Monday, Neil made a crazy good dinner that I am still thinking about! He made salmon cakes, couscous with olive oil, and spinach sauteed in salt, pepper, and olive oil. It was simple, but so good that I couldn’t wait to have left overs for lunch the next day. Having this simple dinner got … More Evolving Towards Simplicity