Confessions of A ‘Melanin Queen’

No one will say it but the truth is those primary school jokes about being dark skinned really​ shaped how we saw ourselves. Back then there wasn't even a nice word for it. You weren't dark skinned. There was no #melanin. You were just black.. period. And being black meant being ugly. So you sat there and laughed with …

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​Source: Why I'm unapologetically proud of my drastically diminishing friend pool by foreverlizbeth  You’re never fully fit to adapt or qualify for how much life will change throughout your early adulthood. Beyond this, you spend every waking day constantly trying to face the daily pressures of becoming the ideal “grown ass woman”. I’m standing on familiar …

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Follow the link to Maddy's blog for more great posts!  You Have to Do It for You - MADDY MARQ I entered college like a lot of students do— with a singular goal to get a practical, employable degree. For me, that degree could be in one of three fields, or it wasn’t considered practical: …

2017

Evidently I've had a wave of inspiration hit me and it has lunged me forward into another epic restructuring of my crazy beautiful blog. 'What will 2017 hold?' I sit here musing at how so much has changed from 2016; both outwardly and inwardly. And I can't help but smile at how so much more …

Coming back.

Oooh well it's been a while since I last visited my "sanctuary" this blog. Hmm. So much has changed and I've finally caught up with it. Since my last post I've: ditched a few friendships (some goodbyes were more heart-wrenching than others) taken a closer look at who I can trust become a total introvert …