Women are keepers of all kinds of secrets. There is a vault of emotions kept close to the vest helping ensure our microcosms stay intact. Unhappiness, pain, frustration, fear, insecurity, and suffering all simmer beneath the delicate feminine quilt upheld for appearances. Preserving the gracious silence to avoid rocking life's boat is our specialty. Plenty … Continue reading 5 Things Men Need to Know but Women Won’t Tell Them…
"Why buy the cow if you can get the milk for free?" Growing up in a Dominican household can be tough. The men leaned towards a male chauvinistic, old school mentality. Women were assumed better off barefoot and pregnant. Thankfully, those days are long gone. At home, we had sporadic moments when roles were reversed, … Continue reading Why Buy the Cow, If the Milk is Free?
Dating is work for many men and women playing the field. If you are currently looking to find that special someone, the word will make you cringe, at times. Whether, meeting a prospective love partner at a coffeehouse, bar, museum, dating app or through a friend, the roles of courtship are generally streamlined for each … Continue reading On Our First Date, He said, “Lets Go Dutch”
Everything seemed fine at last week’s wedding celebration. Just a few weeks ago, things were moving along. Everything was status quo. What happened next was unforeseen. In fact, it felt like a surprise punch to the gut. It came at such force it let the air out of the lungs. Once in a while, we … Continue reading I Don’t Love You Anymore
Women everywhere will be familiar the concept of a man with ”potential.” Heck! Let's be real, at any of the love stages, some have more than held it down in a relationship while waiting for change. Plenty of women have inadvertently, made a second career out of trying to fix what's broken. Have you ever … Continue reading A Must Read If You Believe “He Has Potential?”
Relationships of any kind are a give and take. In an ideal world, we would like to have an equilibrium allowing both persons to have their fair share. Love, attention, nurturing, financial support, the list of human needs is long. We often barter some of these in order to maintain the relationship but where should … Continue reading Are You Giver or Taker in a Relationship?
You can't help but notice him when he walks into a room. The attention he commands sucks up the energy in your space. Charming, personable, knowledgeable or perceived to be the wiser. This person attracts the masses. The bigger the swarm, the stronger his superpowers. Often times you cannot ignore his magic. He captivates the … Continue reading Are You Dating a Narcissist?
BeLatina digital magazine has a great feature worth a read "Are Couples Who Live Apart Together Happier than Most." I have written about LAT relationships in the past. However, this article describes the benefits this type of arrangement can offer. As a firm believer that different things work for different people, this is one of many … Continue reading Check Out the Newest Feature Article on BeLatina Magazine
A Journey to Becoming the Best-Self by Yvette Bodden Black Rose Writing Reviewed by: Barbara Bamberger Scott, The US Review "Breaking out of the mold is work but worth the attempt. You will discover a new world about the woman you are." This guide for women going through a divorce is based on personal experiences. … Continue reading The US Review: Recommended Reading
Whether you are a man or woman who is married, dating, living with a partner or in love, this subject has been a topic of conversation at some point in your personal life. We can debate all sides of monogamy. We are not a polyamorous society by any means, living the complete opposite in our … Continue reading Is the Concept of Monogamy Flawed?