Let’s Talk About Violence and Abuse in Relationships

Violence in families, particularly violence against women and children in families is all too common.  I generally like to write about topics that are less heavy, but I’ve had a few friends experience terrible family violence over the last few weeks. I wish I had a simple solution; I wish I could just say leave, … More Let’s Talk About Violence and Abuse in Relationships

My Greener Grass: The Upside of Singlehood

(Not proofread, please bear with me.) I read this wonderful piece by Candice Benbow a few months ago.  It brilliantly addresses some of the downsides of singlehood, especially for Black women in the US, who often have higher rates of singlehood.  She was responding to an article written Emma Lindsay, which also summarized some of … More My Greener Grass: The Upside of Singlehood

Get Me The Hell Off of This Roller Coaster: The Cycles Of Singlehood After Divorce

I’m now 4 years out from my separation and over 2 years out from divorce.  One of the most challenging aspects of my post divorce life is the ups and downs of dating and relationships. It often feels like a roller coaster of emotions, and I can’t lie, I get motion sickness easily.  I’ve barfed … More Get Me The Hell Off of This Roller Coaster: The Cycles Of Singlehood After Divorce

6 Reasons To Avoid Relationship Articles Starting With Numbers, and 1 Reason Why You Should Click on This Long Ass Article Title Anyways.

I read way too much internet relationship advice, and as I’ve said before on here that much of the dating/relationship advice from the Internet is garbage.  Click bait bait articles with numerical titles are some of the most annoying advice columns. Now I promise you I’m a hypocrite here.  Little miss DrBB, social science professor … More 6 Reasons To Avoid Relationship Articles Starting With Numbers, and 1 Reason Why You Should Click on This Long Ass Article Title Anyways.