Tag :love

Posted on 17 Feb 2016
Valentine’s Day Is Just Another Day

My personal views on Valentine’s Day as a wife and couple’s therapist… My husband and I have been together for 17 years and we will celebrate 12 years of being happily married this year and we have NEVER celebrate...

Posted on 08 Feb 2016
Why wouldn’t I become GREAT ?

The stories outside of our family's history do not deserve priority. His-story became our story. Her-story became our story. Their stories became our story. We stand In history. Why wouldn’t I become great when greatn...

Posted on 02 Feb 2016
Making Marriage Work

This morning, as my husband and I are preparing to start our day, I reflected on our marriage of 12 years and why it has worked so well for us. 1. Not only are we deeply in love and are very attracted to each other, but...

Posted on 21 Sep 2015
Always, Always Love Your Authentic Self

Sheryl Underwood has issued an apology and revealed her natural hair on national television after ridiculing "Natural Afro Hair" in 2013 on The Talk. As I read the story this morning, I asked myself how could this black...

Posted on 19 Feb 2015
Valentines day does not = Finances, Romance or Family

"Buy me love, money can’t buy me love.” “Ain’t nothing going on but the rent got to have a job if you want to be with me”. If you got the money, honey 
I’ve got the time” are just a few lyrics to songs t...

Posted on 11 Nov 2014
One Life to Live

My grandmother Ruth M Bradley was a source of great inspiration for me. She was a lot of things to many people. She was a wife, a widow, a mother, daughter, a grandmother, church musician, neighborhood watch before it h...

Posted on 06 Nov 2014
The Power of Revolutionary Love

From Antony and Cleopatra, Napoleon and Josephine to Jay Z and Beyoncé, love has had a significant effect on both culture and history as we know it. But what makes some loves so explosive that it spills onto the world...

Posted on 14 Aug 2014
Of Earliest Memories, Log Cabin Syrup Bottles and Acceptance …

[caption id="attachment_15008" align="alignleft" width="376"] "Palace of Fine Arts" by Justin Owens My earliest memory is of interacting with my mother. I was around three or four years old and presented my mother a flow...

Posted on 08 Aug 2014
Of Mothers, Dolls and Barbie’s …

"La femme mystère" by Bruno L. A client once described herself as her mother’s Barbie doll. “Some days, Mom liked Barbie. Other days she hated me.” I always took special care of my Barbie dolls, all the dolls I ...

Posted on 18 Jun 2014
Have You Mastered the Art of Self Love?

If asked, most people would report that they love themselves. However, the truth is that loving yourself goes far beyond stating that you love yourself. When you truly love yourself, you have specific and intentional qu...