Tag: love

Can You Hear Her?

There is this roar inside her body, a ghastly bellow inside her mind. And all she wants to do is listen to that rage and follow its howls, stand on the ledge of a ten story building and fucking scream. “AHHHHHHHH!” she shouts at the world, belts the wounds out into existence. It takes so…

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This is For Charity

He’s leaning against the doorframe of the bathroom with a loose tie around his neck, rolling up his sleeves as if anticipating work. He watches my fingers seductively pull my tights up around my propped up leg on the edge of the bathtub, and I stroke the fabric once it reaches my mid-thigh, snapping the…

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When Love…Fades

So, you met somebody. And maybe you weren’t expecting it at the time. You gave your heart so many chances to be rebuilt by past lovers who could barely hold a small piece that broke off from someone else before. You didn’t feel like trying for what seemed like the millionth time again only to…

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Recipe for Disaster

There is a certain essence to his beauty.  My eyes followed his giant hands from pot to pot, their bulging veins shaking hints of spice across the bubbling cauldrons. I’m mesmerized by his concentration on each dish, the tick in his jaw, the slight raise in eyebrows, the quiet mumbles underneath his breath, recollecting recipes…

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A Woman’s Beauty

Beauty. According to Oxford Languages, beauty is defined as a “combination of qualities, such as shape, color or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight.” The second definition of beauty is quite simple, acceptable even; beauty is “a beautiful woman.” And yes, coincidentally, with a period. Synonyms of beauty resembles everything a woman…

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To My Mom, On Your Wedding Day

People always seem to ask this question: what’s your favorite memory? Whether it be with a friend, family member, or loved one, it’s a question for most of us, we’re able to answer right away. For me, it’s always been the same one because no matter how simple it is, it was during those times…

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THE Bro CODE (dating)

If you consider yourself a man’s man, then you need to know the bro code — a guideline of friendship etiquette to be followed by men. While most men out there know what it entails, there are a number of nuances this code has. To make sure you keep your bromances alive and thriving, here…

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Three Secrets-How To Be the Most Positive Person in the Room (Complaining dulls your intelligence)

“There Is No Negativity, Only Absence of Love…” We might as well face it. Everyone wants to be happy. Did you ever feel completely turned off by a person who whines about not wanting “any negativity” around him? Perhaps you didn’t stick around long enough to let him in on our little secret. You could…

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Am I Settling?

When I was growing up I was never someone who envisioned how their life would turn out. Sure, I had plans, like for my career and where I might end up with it. But when it came to love, there was never a clear vision; everything sort of seemed foggy. I always wanted to be…

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Romancing with the Enemy

Showing love when it is worldly-wise to show hatred I once thought love is an emotion, something that pricks my heart and moves me to action. I was wrong, like everybody else. Knowing that God is love changed my mind-set. He loves without any string attached to it. He loves me when I was still…

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First Day of FALL-ing in Love!

By Tolanda Monique posted September 22, 2020 It is the first day of Fall, which means cooler weather, shorter days, longer nights, and air conditioning converting to heat. Single people dread the Fall season, and couples are a thrill. Some people hate the cold, and others adore the 60-degree weather and below. As the leaves…

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