Author Archives: Nicole Akoukou Thompson

How I Explained To My Religious Family That My Boyfriend And I Are Shacking Up…

Have you dealt with this struggle?

Turn Down For What? Why You Should Celebrate Every Birthday Like It’s Your 21st

Within a long and healthy life, your 21st birthday should be far from your best.

Could You End A Relationship With A Man You Really Care About Over Your Faith?

Can struggles over walks in faith be enough to make you end things with your ideal man?

Hair Help: Tips For Dealing With Short Hair When You’ve Run Out Of Styles

Here a few things that will help you tame and add shine to your short mane, whether you’re natural or rocking a relaxer.

As If! 15 Things That Everyone Who Grew Up In The 90s Knows About

Ready for a walk down memory lane? If you were young during the ’90s, you probably fondly remember the following…

Turn Off The Lights: 15 Of Our Favorite Baby Makin’ Slow Jams

Accurately known as “baby makin’” music, the following songs are a few of our favorite panty dropping jams.

I’m Guilty: How Being TOO Social On Social Media Has Turned Many Of Us Into Faux Keyboard Gangsters

Have you found that social media brings out the worst in you sometimes?

15 Celebrities Who’ve Been Involved In Serious Car Accidents

Some walked away with a few injuries, some walked away unscathed, while others didn’t walk away at all.

Everyone’s Partying Without Me: Confessions Of An Anti-Social Butterfly

It’s complex and confusing for myself and others, being an anti-social introvert with the ambitions of a social butterfly. Blame it on anxiety issues.

The Quarter-Life Crisis And Why The Success Of Your Peers Doesn’t Make You A Failure

Stop worrying so much about what your friends are doing and make your own dreams come true.