Are You Giver or Taker in a Relationship?

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?

The Arrangement

Modern couples make all types of arrangements nowadays to accommodate lifestyles. Men and women commit but live in separate residences or split time between domiciles. They choose alternate living situations to fit schedules, careers, finances or preferences. Many of the unions have a big challenge. It seems that mainstream does not embrace these relationships the … Continue reading The Arrangement

The Beast

There are women all over the globe walking among the crowds, physically and emotionally battered. Bruises meticulously covered to ensure no one can see through to their pain. The secret is safe, long as the black and blues stay below the shoulders.  Aggression that can happen to any woman because it crosses cultural, educational, financial and … Continue reading The Beast

What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

Hope you are feeling inspired on this day! Born and raised in the city that never sleeps provides an interesting point of view on many things. It seems that by nature of our culture and environment, New Yorkers are perceived to be more open and candid about most topics. Rumor has it, growing up in … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

While many AW readers are familiar with the articles about women and motivational pieces I've written, you might not all know about other works included in AW's collection. I wrote The Cost of Her Jewels late in the second half of 2017. The storyline came to me during the time I was writing for divorcehub. … Continue reading Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

“Who’s Your Daddy?”

We've heard men refer to it, others criticize it or we ourselves have battled with it. The blog's title can be misleading but this won't be an article about bedroom chatter. While at lunch this week, I sat in a trendy spot nearby work to have a Tortilla Soup. It's one of my favorites, unfortunately, … Continue reading “Who’s Your Daddy?”

Is Forgiveness Necessary?

We all get hurt, sometime. Have you ever felt betrayed or lied to? Has anyone inflicted pain with words or actions? People are complicated beings with emotions that run deep. I've been lucky to come across women that have shared their stories. Women like me who have experienced some of the most painful moments of … Continue reading Is Forgiveness Necessary?

Is It True – Is It Better the Devil You Know?

Than the one you don't... Change has the ability to put fear in our hearts. Creatures of habit find it intimidating to modify their way of life. Moving on from a residence, relationship or job can put us in an uncomfortable position. The discomfort creates uneasiness as the routine we've kept for an extended time … Continue reading Is It True – Is It Better the Devil You Know?

This One Change Will Help You Confront the Fear of Letting Go of a Relationship

Have you ever been in a relationship so long that you don’t know anything else? Has the guilt of walking out on someone who loves you tear you up inside?  Are you staying with a lover to avoid being alone? How about feeling paralyzed to the point of resigning yourself to the idea that you … Continue reading This One Change Will Help You Confront the Fear of Letting Go of a Relationship

Pain

We've all felt the agony of loss, heartbreak, labor, illness or defeat. An overwhelming emotion that can cripple the strongest of men and women. For others, it can serve as a driver pushing them to the next plateau. Serena Williams secured a spot in 2018’s US Open after not making the cut in her last … Continue reading Pain