Author Archives: Erica Renee

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.

Dating His Potential: Is It Time To Give Up On Your Unfulfilling Relationship?

Are you in love with your man or what you hope he will become sooner than later?

The Good in Goodbye: Why You Need To Eliminate People Or Things Stopping Your Progress

No matter how good a person was or a situation has been to you, it’s always important to evaluate how this person or thing is affecting you in the present.

Why Meeting A Man’s Family Doesn’t Always Mean You’re ‘In’

While John eventually wanted to be in a relationship with me, at the time that I met his family, he wasn’t so sure. How backwards is that?

Why Guys Who Are Too Damn Nice Finish Last…

I learned a startling truth about most nice guys: the majority of them are simply that way with everyone. Where’s the exclusivity in that?

Can’t Knock The Hustle: Why I Believe A Relationship Will Get In The Way Of My Career Ambitions

I hustle hard. Point. Blank. Period. That is until I find myself in a relationship.

How I Realized That My Negative Attitude Was Getting In The Way Of My Relationships

I’ve never considered myself to be a negative person, but after careful self-reflection, I realized that I had let bad relationships in my past interfere with my optimism about future ones.

Can We As Black Women Be Too Defensive Sometimes?

I don’t think being cautious of someone’s intentions is necessarily a bad thing, but when it causes you to be defensive with everyone you meet, it becomes a problem.

He’s Old Enough to Be…Your Boyfriend: The Benefits Of Dating An Older Man

While you probably don’t want a man your father’s age and up, there are perks to dating men who have a few years on you.