I’m grateful for the lessons I learned the hard way because they resonated with me the deepest; they truly developed me into the woman I am today.
“…you can’t make a woman completely happy without the sprinkles on top.
What are sprinkles? Basically, all the small things that really mean the world to us. Men only think we’re too much because they are thinking too much. We, women, just like to know that you are thinking of us 24/7 like we are thinking of you 24/7.”
Recently, HBO’s Insecure actress, the hilarious Amanda Seales, posted a video on her new YouTube series, Gem Droppin’, about the difference between Attention and Affection. I agreed with her completely and decided to expound on the topic with an analogy I thought of months ago when trying to explain to my boyfriend what women really want.
We’ve all fell for a fuckboy, here’s why.
Don’t date him unless you feel you’re able to order the messy ass hot wings on the first date.
I knew that last time wasn’t going to be the last time because although I should have been done with him, my loneliness whispered to me every night, “try one more time.”
Tasha, Tasha, Tasha….sis, you can not coerce a man into being something he is not.
“I struggled with debilitating depression and anxiety. My façade has always been of a bright, driven, glass half-full, force to be reckoned with. However, for a long time that was just half of my story. There was also a Leah that was dejected, worn-down, overwhelmed, and afraid that the horrible thoughts that had haunted her since childhood about not ever measuring up to be enough or deserving of any happiness, might be true.”
Read how one woman battled high functioning depression and anxiety for just about her entire life up until 3 years ago when she figured out how to finally piece her life together like never before.
“Learning to dance Salsa gave me my life back. It helped me establish confidence, provided me with purpose, and allowed me to re-establish trust for the opposite sex again.”
Read more about dancer, Latisha Hardy, and how the art of Salsa dancing helped her to overcome her painful past and open a dance studio geared towards empowering other individuals.
“I always share where I am and what I’m eating. I basically found a way to monetize my passion in a way that I was familiar with.”
I’ve Been That Girl’s #EWEW Empowered Women Entrepreneurs Week continues on!
Read how this Memphian, Cristina McCarter, is showcasing her city in a new light by using her passion for food, her city and local restaurants to bring positivity to a city that is mostly only known for Elvis, BBQ and high crime rates.