In the black community so many people view therapy as a sign of weakness . A few years ago I was really struggling with life and felt like I had no outlet. I always saw people on tv seek therapy usually white, but very seldom were they like me.
I started to go to therapy at a time when my personal relationship was in a bad place and I was lost. Here it was I was about to graduate college with my four year degree , I had planned so much for my life but felt like I was loosing my mind. At that time in my life what I was looking for the strength to be strong and also guidance.
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It was instilled in my sisters and I at an early age that college was not an option . Our parents put us in any and every activity to expose the goal of continued education. We even made a 7 hour drive so I could tour Penn State University during a blizzard.
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When the idea of buying a home popped into my head , It seemed like an unachievable feat. I knew I had to get my credit together , I knew had to maintain paying my bills on time but I assured myself this would take years to accomplish.
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The misconception of the black woman
Being black and a woman I am told I am not good enough
Being woman I am told I am not strong enough
If I speak my mind then I am wrong
When I’m submissive then I’m singing your song
I have a job , I have my own place , I have a car
Only when I demand respect things don’t get far
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When I first moved out of state the only people I knew was my immediate family . I was in an on and off again relationship and at this time we were off. So single and ready to mingle here we come. I noted at my job there were a few guys but one in particular who caught my attention. His name was john he was tall , no kids ,educated , ambitious except he lived with his girlfriend.
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