Keri Hilson Talks Depression: Silence the Shame

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7 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist

If you’ve ever been in an abusive relationship, you’re well aware that it can be both physical and emotional (even financial). Unfortunately, for many women (and men), we often don’t see the signs until it’s too late. In fact, what lies behind a mask of ultra-attractive confidence, lies a fragile self-esteem, vulnerable to the slightest … Continue reading 7 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist

Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women

I haven’t been quite right since the abuse. I haven’t been quite right since the accident. The sexual abuse and later, rape, I experienced when I was younger has created emotional and spiritual blocks for me in most of my relationships. I either become too needy with people I’ve deemed safe or too “hard” and … Continue reading Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women

Very Necessary: Why You Should Take (Guilt-Free) Mental Health Days

I’m not sure about you, but I constantly feel as though my life is moving at a super frantic pace. Being a mom, daughter and significant other can be a lot to balance. And with 24-7 access to technology, it makes it difficult to disconnect and relax. You may feel burned out, too! But, I … Continue reading Very Necessary: Why You Should Take (Guilt-Free) Mental Health Days

Psychologically Hijacked

The definition of hijack, based on Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary, is “to stop and steal (a moving vehicle); to take control of (an aircraft) by force; to subject to extortion or swindling.” Although it may sound harsh to use the word “hijacking” when referring to some relationships, but this has happened more times that we’d like … Continue reading Psychologically Hijacked