Author Archives: Erica R. Williams

Dating Dealbreaker: I Want Kids, But The Man I See A Future With Doesn’t

What do you do when the man you want, doesn’t want the important things that you aspire to have for the future?

The Social Media Activist: Why We Need To Do More Than Post On Social Media To Prompt Change

Let’s use social media to spark the conversation and implement other strategies to keep the flame going. Our communities depend on it.

I’m Over It: 15 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Job Already

From beef with your boss to an unprofessional work environment, these are a few good reasons to be on the lookout for a new gig…

I’m Not Your Superwoman: How I Finally Realized It Was Time For Me To Start Saying No

Knowing when to say no is one of the most important things a woman can learn to do for both her success and her sanity.

How I Realized That I Needed The Opinions Of Men To Validate How I Felt About Myself

Need a man to validate you? This author didn’t realize she was seeking validation when she wouldn’t cut her hair or would wear certain things for attention.

Girlfriend Intervention: When Is It Okay To Intervene In Your Friends’ Toxic Relationships?

Sometimes you should just listen, and other times, you need to speak up.

You Think You Know But You Have No Idea: 15 Tired Misconceptions About All Black Women

Which misconceptions about black women are you tired of hearing?

Lose The List Of Requirements: What I Learned From Dating Outside Of My Comfort Zone

Did you make a connection with a guy you wouldn’t have normally given a chance because you decided to date outside of your comfort zone?

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.