Tag Archives: self nurturing

Nine Things Black Folks Need to Stop Doing Part 9 (Physical Well Being)

Diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure,stress (the body’s reaction to carrying more than it should, thanks bell hooks)and cancer are just a few of the things that seem to attack us and take us out in grave numbers. So much of our health and the choices that we make on a daily basis have a profound… Read More »

Can Gay Men be Friends ?

Growing up and coming out, I constantly heard very interesting messages regarding friendships between men and women. The message was loud and clear and annoying: they don’t work. I thought this was interesting and often wondered why people would make such assumptions. Then of course, I grew up and started dating men and to some… Read More »

The Myth of Independence

Beyonce sang about it. People love to talk about it when everything is going well. It’s a great topic when all is right in your world and you are not attempting to grow with your partner. This huge American obsession with independence is a hoax. There truly is no such thing. Nobody does anything by… Read More »