Tag: Relationships


Thirst in the Club

Given the situation at home, I was grateful for the opportunity to head out of town for a few days. I needed a distraction, and it came in the form of my best friend who needed help moving some furniture into his new house. Of course, it was already clear that the trip wouldn’t be limited to moving furniture. A… Read more →


Response to Dating While Smart from Clutch Magazine

Yesterday, one of my Facebook friends shared an interesting article called Dating While Smart from Clutch Magazine.  If you haven’t read the article, you can check it out here. In the article, the author Kalisha Buckhanon laments about the trouble she has experienced in finding a man who could appreciate her intellect and her interesting life experiences.  In addition to… Read more →

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Post-Breakup Music

Within hours of posting “Little Eyes are Watching,” I found myself in a precarious situation.  I was sitting at my mom’s house talking about my day when I got a text from my little cousin who had been on the phone with his girlfriend until moments before.  It said “(Girlfriend’s name) just dumped me.”  He was experiencing his first broken… Read more →


Little Eyes are Watching

A few months ago, I wrote a post called Little Ears are Listening about the day when I realized that my 13 year-old little cousin actually pays attention to the things I say–often with awkward consequences for me.  In the time that has passed since then, a few key events have occurred in his life. First, he got his first girlfriend.… Read more →


When A Man Cleans

My close friends know that I am generally a clean person.  Therefore, it came as a shock to everyone when I chose to dedicate several days last week to cleaning my apartment.  After all, in their eyes, my apartment is always pretty clean–especially considering that I am a single man who lives alone.  Well there was a reason for it.… Read more →