Wakanda Warriors

I rarely ever entertain the thought of watching popular or highly commercialized movies at the cinema unless of course a friend coaxes me into joining them. However, I decided to take myself out to go watch the much talked about Black Panther. Truthfully, I wasn’t sure what to expect since it was my first time…

Peeling back the layers

Recently, when I came to the realization of my foolish pride I kept thinking about the moment in Shrek 1 when Shrek tells Donkey that just like an onion, he is layered. I can’t remember what sparked the conversation about the onion, but it stuck in my mind when I was confronting myself. I’ve found…

Girlfriend Olympics

Who knew that the Winter Olympics would inspire such an interesting as well as a funny thread of tweets about the levels that couples do in their relationships. And people say no one cares for the Winter games. I won’t lie I caught onto the trend late but my goodness I loved every second of…

Life after 26

Life after 26 sort of creeps up on you, and it’s so subtle. First it’s the friends who get engaged to their long-term boyfriends; it’s the wedding and all the memorable moments created on the big day; then lastly it’s the beautiful baby from the union. And all of this for your viewing pleasure, you’ll…

Platonic friendships

I’m not sure about you but I’m forever asked about my relationship status with male friends. I guess for many it raises the question whether females and males can truly just be friends. Personally, I feel it’s possible since I have quite a few healthy platonic friendships with guys. That doesn’t mean that some haven’t…

Evolving (Uncut)

This will be my first piece, in a while, that doesn’t get edited by my editor/manager (sorry), my spirit feels like rebelling so please bear with me. I guess part of my rebellion stems from the constant questions that have been swirling through my head, raw questions and thoughts that aren’t always edited. However, I…

Under 40 and divorced

I have no in-depth knowledge on marriage since I have never been married, however, there are enough people around me for me to have seen the consequences of marriage. Don’t get me wrong I intend on getting married but I feel for now, more than ever, the importance of understanding why I want to get…