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relationships

The College Football Player

“He plays football? For who…the Texans?” “Nah…” “The Cowboys?” “Umm, it’s a different football league.” “What the CFL? AFL?” She leaned back into her chair, “How do you know so many leagues?” I raised my right eyebrow and smirked, “Listen…just know, I know.” The…

May 8, 2017

Lemonade

“…because people always tell women to stay and fight.” She got up and started jabbing like a boxer. “Fight for him. Fight for your marriage. Fight for your man.” I laughed, “Hell yeah! It’s like that episode of “Mary Mary” with Tina and Teddy.”…

April 19, 2017

A Facebook Search Away

“Everything is a Facebook click away.” I slowly nodded my head with my Facebook application open. My friend was hesitant. I could tell she knew this could potentially be the end. The truth is living in oblivion is sometimes easier. Oblivion allows you to…

March 28, 2017

The Good Morning Text

“He hasn’t texted me, “Good Morning” in four days. I was pouring her a mimosa, but just handed her the bottle of champagne instead. This was a serious situation. I sat next to her, “Okay, what happened the last time he sent you a…

March 27, 2017

Nothing in Life is Free

I looked at my cell phone and rolled my eyes. “Sooo, when is it too soon to block someone who took you shopping a week ago.” My friend gave me a blank stare. “Here’s the thing, I actually prefer shopping alone, I hate trying…

March 24, 2017

Shop ‘Til You Drop

“You realize you’re a tax paying, working adult? You don’t have to entertain a guy because he wants to take you shopping.” I twisted my lips to the left, “Uhhh, who turns down free stuff?” She quipped, “All money ain’t good money so how…

March 23, 2017

I’m Gonna Tell Your Mama

My friend squeaked, “You talked his mother?”  “Yes, I talked to his mom.” My voice was monotone and nonchalant. In an octave, higher than before she screeched, “You talked to his momma?” In my same nonchalant tone, “I talked to his momma.” I plopped down…

March 21, 2017

Disappearing Acts

“Where the hell you been?” I was irate! It had been seven days. I’m talking about Toni Braxton’s “seven whole days and not a word from you.” However, I was happy and relieved he called. He sounded low and timid, “Uh…I had a breakdown.”…

March 20, 2017

Can I Get My Ish Together, Please?

“You still like eff boys!” I was appalled. “I just think it’s selfish to meet a really nice guy right now and pull him into my mess. That’s what guys do to us. We meet them and they’re not ready.” “That’s not always true.…

March 17, 2017

A Natural Aphrodisiac

I yelled, “GET OUT.” My friend laughed, “You must have just seen the movie.” “Girl, my entire theater was filled with black people just yelling at the screen.” “Mines was too!” I looked over at my friend. She was smiling, but I knew she…

March 15, 2017