You call it pickiness; I call it high standards. I know my worth and am willing to wait for what I deserve.
When he said he wanted to go 50/50, I knew that this would be the last time I'd ever see him again. - A Girl Friend If she had said this to me two years ago, I would not have hesitated to challenge her with an eloquent argument about how going 50/50 is the best… Continue reading He Pays/She Pays: A Recovering Independent Woman’s View on Going 50/50
Two weeks ago, I solicited your advice about which restaurant to choose for my first date with a guy. After much contemplation, I decided to go with a restaurant in the Low-Key-Yet-Nice-Vibes category. I selected Park's Edge for brunch on a Saturday afternoon.
I know what you're thinking. And it's not that F-word. Failure comes to greet when we least expect it, leaving us to feel insecure, incapable, and sometimes depressed. I am learning that isn't always a bad thing. We learn perseverance when we fail; our weaknesses are strengthened in our failure. Failure will always lead to… Continue reading The “F-Word”
I wanted to jump, spin, do my church dance and yell "HALLELUJAH" when I read this post last night. The writer's remarks about the ridiculous remarks people make to single people is on point. I'm not in my 30's yet, but the article below still applies. Next time I am asked a question like "How… Continue reading Stuff Not To Say To Your Single 30-Something Friend
Momma always told me to only date men as educated as me. Now I know why.
Have you ever been asked an offensive question? Twenty-somethings are on the receiving end of these questions more than others. Here's a list of what not to say to a twenty-something.
Taking a moment to release your emotions through teardrops is okay, but what's not okay is quitting. Take a moment for yourself, but don't stop there. Our best and brightest days are still ahead of us.
In honor of my 2nd year anniversary, I'll share with you my responses to common questions that I receive from readers. Feel free to ask me other questions. I will be adding to this list. How did you get the nickname “Yaa Yaa?” My father is Ghanaian. In Ghana, babies are named for the day… Continue reading FAQ’s About Me
Three years ago, on Aug. 9, 2011, I threw caution to the wind and published my first post on my Scribbles & Tostitos Blog. I was nervous, excited, and expectant. I did not know how people would react to my posts. I did not know if anyone would even read my posts. The initial post… Continue reading Free Write Friday #4: Happy Anniversary S&T!
I'm tired of you playing these word games. Either you come over my house this evening, or I'll call someone else to come over. The choice is yours. - A Boy When I heard him say these words, I became both shocked and disgusted. He couldn't possibly mean what he was saying was my initial reaction and… Continue reading When She Lowered Her Standards
I have never been a huge fan of casual dating, but as my twenties come to an end, I've started to realize that I should embrace the single ride while it lasts. I am quite sure that one day - when I am married with kids - I'll want to return to my carefree days,… Continue reading Where Should He Take Me On Our First Date?