Even though we’re social distancing, now is the best time to date

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, who’s thinking about dating right now?! Apparently, many people are and now might be the best time to do it. Staying home and staying safe is the best thing we all can do right now to control the spread of COVID-19. We’re at home all day, every […]

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Why I am choosing to be single

I was sitting on my bed going through my old journals and I noticed a pattern. Typically when you journal you write about your day or dump out your thoughts. I did that some days, but the majority of my entries were about some guy I was into or over.  As I kept reading it […]

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How to be single and happy

It’s not going to be easy, but it’s going to be worth it. Being single and happy is work. Especially in a world where love and relationships seem to be the ultimate goal in life. The hours you spend scrolling on social media every day there are photos of couples, quotes about love, thirst traps, […]

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Emontwrites poetry: Never be mine

This is a poem I wrote long ago, but I’ve never had a place to put them besides my hard drive. These poems don’t depict my actual life, but I hope you enjoy! I lay in bed thinking of you. A moment stolen in my busy life. Skin smooth and ivory Eyes emerald green. Untypical […]

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How the best date I ever went on was at Popeyes

We got there on a wing and a prayer let me tell you! I was living in Wilmington, North Carolina a town 6 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The only thing more scarce here than men is a good one, here’s how it went down! So it’s almost midnight and we’re talking on the phone, […]

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Boy Crazy: You don’t need a man to be whole

We’ve all been there. Dancing in the middle of the club with your head on the swivel trying to see who’s checking you out. Or how about my fave, getting dressed up to go sit at a bar and hope Prince Charming “randomly” sits next to you and sweeps you off your feet. Been there. […]

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What to do when you’ve been ghosted

If you’ve never been ghosted before, lucky you. Ghosting is…how do I describe this…ghosting is…horrible! It’s not limited to this definition but basically it’s when you’ve been dating someone, everything is fine then out of the blue they just disappear…like you never knew them. Like a ghost. People have a lot of reasons for why […]

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When my date said ‘black women have bad attitudes’

I thought swiping right on Tinder was finally going to pay off, but I can’t make this stuff up. Moving to North Carolina had brought me many firsts, this being one of the more disturbing. I had a date with a guy out of Fayettville the one night. He was 6’4″ dark chocolate, big, bald […]

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Why cutting people out your life is good for you, and them

It’s a new year and some people got cut off long before 2019. It’s for the best, but I learned cutting people out of your life is not just good for you, it’s good for them too. I had a friend and we did everything together. Man, we had so many adventures. I could write […]

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20 of the best life lessons I learned in 2018

So here’s the obligatory end of the year wrap up we all do. That post you make to talk about how this year changed you or reflect on how each year passes by so fast. I’m not going to lie, 2018 was rough and I thought about not doing a wrap up post at all. […]

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