Author Archives: Erica Renee

To Be Single, Educated And Black: Embracing My Not-So-Fairytale Life After 30

Were there certain goals you had for your life that you wanted to reach by the age of 30 that you didn’t?

I Wasn’t Ready, But I Am Now: 15 Ways To Make Sure You’re Prepared For Success

You might be in the right place at the right time and talking to the right people, but if you aren’t prepared for the situation you find yourself in, you can miss out on a big opportunity.

If This Is Marriage…No Thanks: How Married Couples Changed My Perspective On Tying The Knot

Have you seen quite a few married couples in really bad relationships and let that change your perspective on marriage?

The Money Will Come Later…Right? The Struggle Of Choosing A Career You Love Over One That Makes Big Bucks

Maybe you’re content with your ‘good-paying job’. If you are, that’s not necessarily a bad thing; but if you’re unhappy, why not pursue the career that’s in your heart?

For The Unaffectionate Type: 11 Ways To Make Him Feel Special

If you’re not used to being affectionate, we have a few things you can do to show your man that you care without stepping too far out of your comfort zone.

Getting To Happy And Staying There: Things You Can Do To Get Back To Your Happy Place

Hopefully some of these ‘happy habits’ will help you, like they’ve helped me.

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener, Girl: Read This Before You Leave Him…

Relationships are hard work, no matter which one you’re in.

Do You Suffer From ‘Victim Syndrome’?

Before you check others on how they mistreat you, you might want to check yourself.

Don’t Do It, Girl: 15 Things Not To Do After A Breakup

I know it’s hard, but you’ve got to keep it together in order to look out for your heart.

Single And Misunderstood: Annoying Misconceptions People Have About Single Women

From being called crazy or people assuming we’re too independent, these misconceptions are quite tired.