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3 Questions to Ask Yourself in the Middle of an Argument

Yep, we've all been there. A small comment your loved one says turns into an escalated debate, which then turns into a full-blown argument. Sometimes, we're so focused on getting our point across or just trying to be heard that we don't stop to evaluate and interrogate the situation. Better yet, we don't stop to… Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask Yourself in the Middle of an Argument

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Interview: Embracing Queerness with Mel

June is Pride Month, where we recognize the Stonewall Riot of 1969 and celebrate the LGBTQ community. In honor of this, I have interviewed a good friend of mine, Mel, who identifies as a Black Cisgender Queer Womyn. Mel is an M.A. student in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland-College Park,… Continue reading Interview: Embracing Queerness with Mel

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How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food & Exercise

Trigger Warning: eating disorder Happy Mental Health Awareness Month!!!!! I can't think of a better way to start than to open with some vulnerability and a moment of transparency. So, let's just get right into it. Show of hands... how many of you have gone on a diet and gave up because it was too… Continue reading How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food & Exercise

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Sexual Assault Survivor: Rose Lee’s Story

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, suicide Here we are... the last interview with a sexual assault survivor as we aim to raise awareness about sexual abuse and create a healthy dialogue surrounding this important topic. If you've stuck through and read the other two interviews, thank you for sticking with me through this. If you… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Rose Lee’s Story

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Sexual Assault Survivor: Jennifer’s Story

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, child sexual abuse We are continuing to shed light on sexual assault in my series of interviews with sexual assault survivors. If you haven't already read the first interview with my good friend Wing, please check that out when you can. This week, I'd like to introduce you to Jennifer,… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Jennifer’s Story

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Sexual Assault Survivor: Wing’s Story

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, drug use, child neglect, self-harm April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I took the entire month of March off from blogging to prepare for such an important topic. I have three interviews lined up for the first three weeks of April, and in each interview, you will read the… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Wing’s Story

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3 Biggest Takeaways About Our Society After Watching ‘Framing Britney Spears’ — Did You Miss It?

Everyone is talking about The New York Times' "Framing Britney Spears" documentary, and I wanted to get in on the conversation too. So, I finally sat down to watch it last week, and I learned so much in those 75 mintutes. But, it wasn't until I watched it a second time with Marlon that I… Continue reading 3 Biggest Takeaways About Our Society After Watching ‘Framing Britney Spears’ — Did You Miss It?

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When You Grow, Some People Won’t Grow With You, and That’s Okay

Y'all wouldn't believe the kind of week that I've had, okay? I've been tried, tested, and then some. Sometimes, all in one day, I've experienced anger, sadness, frustration, depression, and anxiety. Nevertheless, I survived, and I'm here to share my experience and everything that I've learned during this tiresome week. As you all know, I… Continue reading When You Grow, Some People Won’t Grow With You, and That’s Okay

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The Beginnings of Learning to be a Godmother

If you saw my vision board in my last post, then you saw a picture of the most amazing baby boy in the universe! Drum roll please.... (I hope you're doing the drum roll thing in your head lol). Everyone, please give a round of applause and a warm welcome to the LFT fam, my… Continue reading The Beginnings of Learning to be a Godmother