Words I Never Said: A Letter to My Big Brother

About a month ago, on May 3, 2014, someone that I love was shot and killed. His name was Keelin Brandon Broach, and he was one of my big brothers on my father's side. He was the baby of the bunch until I came along. 🙂 Growing up, I remember him living with me, our …

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What A Man THINKS A Woman Wants

So I came across this article the other day by James Michael Sama, a self-proclaimed relationship guru. The article was titled "8 Things She Secretly Loves" and it focuses on eight small things that a man can do that a woman secretly loves. Upon first glance of the title alone, my interest was piqued. I …

Fighting for Respect

One things that hurts is when you feel as though you have to constantly fight and prove the points you make ... especially to those closest to you. It's one thing to fight for your opinion to be heard in the outside world, where most people don't really care, but it's another thing to be …

Sisters Holding it Together: Keeping a Brave Face When Another Baby Comes Along

What do T.I., Ludacris and Dwayne Wade all have in common? Besides being in the entertainment industry? Well, the three of him have all been accused of fathering illegitimate children outside of their relationships to their significant others. Clifford "T.I." Harris is the latest victim to undergo the scrutiny. Earlier this month, he and his …

The Confident Woman Devotional – What’s the Difference? (Pt. 5)

 What's the Difference? It reads: Read a couple of good books on the differences between men and women and also one on the differences in personalities. If you do, it may prevent thousands of arguments or misunderstandings. Women offer unsolicited advice and give direction, and men usually don't take advice very well. The woman thinks …

The Confident Woman Devotional – Consider Your Life (Pt. 3)

Consider Your Life While reading today's devotional, that point was made time and time again. As women,  we really must learn and master how to consider our lives. To put it simply, we must remain as individuals who think before they act. Keep a cool and calm demeanor. Remain level-headed. The devotional reads: We cannot …