Author Archives: Erica R. Williams

I Thought I’d Found A Husband–Until I Realized We Were Better Off As Friends

How do you know when what you have shouldn’t go any further than the friend zone?

Is Contemporary R&B Dead? If Not, Where Is The Love?

Is the music that once encouraged love and commitment now a thing of the past?

Despite Being Proposed To, Here’s The Real Reason I’m Not Married And Why I’m Okay With That

Has your perception of marriage changed as you’ve gotten older? If so, how?

I Had A Problem With Leading Men On Until The Tables Turned

I realized that, for years, I had been the queen of leading men on. When the tables turned, so did my way of doing things.

Preparing For Your Future Husband: Is It Necessary Or Just Plain Crazy?

According to the married women in my life, by “preparing” for a husband, I am telling the universe what I want through my actions.

Stop The Stigma: On The Idea Of Being “Too Strong” To Take Your Own Life

Seeking help for mental illness is no longer a ‘White people practice’ or problem. Too many of us are suffering in silence.

In This Day And Age Of Dating, Does It Really Matter Whether Or Not I Can Cook?

Are women still considered less ‘wifeable’ if we don’t cook?

When He Doesn’t Pay: Is It A Deal Breaker?

Ladies, chime in…

“We Are All Leaders”: What We Can Learn From Bree Newsome About Being Unapologetically Bold

Are we as Black women losing our edge when it comes to standing up for the things that matter to us?

There Is Room At The Top: Do Black Women Help Each Other As Much As We Should?

Is this attitude of not reaching back to help others preventing us from growing?