Message From Mo’Nique: Have an Open Marriage, Don’t Cheat!

There is this unspoken rule that couples have when they marry, it goes a little something like this: “I (insert spouse’s name here), agree to only ever have sex with you (insert other spouse’s name here), because I will only ever want to have sex with you, but, if I ever do  have sex with […]

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Love and Marriage: 7 Ways that Hollywood Lied!

In so many instances, love stories on television betray the minds of people who watch, by frequently displaying picturesque views of how couples mange to both fall in and stay in love.  Having been in my own marriage for the past 15 years, I’ve come to see that often times, when romantic unions are shown, […]

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Do You NEED a Husband? 10 Reasons Why the Answer Might be YES!

Is “singleness” a thing?  And by thing, I mean, in the same vain as how people take pride in, let’s say, being stylish, or tech savvy, or entrepreneurial maybe?  It’s been something I’ve wondered for the past several years, as I’ve encountered more and more women who seem to rally behind this notion of being […]

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Why Married Couples Need Their “Thing”!

Many days, my husband and I are truly like ships passing in the night—though I swore years ago, when I was at least a decade younger and a lifetime dumber, that it would never be.   “He would come in from working the night shift, eat, shower, then get some sleep to do it all over […]

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Marriage and Money: 7 Do’s and Don’ts for Financial Success!

I didn’t care who you were—could have been my mamma, my daddy, my sister, best girlfriend, the Dhali Lhama, or even Ghandi himself– I still wouldn’t have listened!  When I married my husband Des, and he willingly took on every red cent of my debt—I knew right then and there that he was a keeper! […]

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Considering Separation or Divorce?

If you know any couples, who’ve been married a prolonged amount of time—for the sake of argument, let’s say a minimum ten plus years—and they tell you they’ve never considered separation, or even thought about divorce—stop what your doing and run from them immediately!  These people are dangerous, they cannot be your friends!  Never talk […]

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Lunch and a Lifetime! A Father’s Day Letter

Flashback almost 16 years ago, I sat across the table from you in the dining hall of our Alma-mater—co-workers we were then, stuck with only each other to kill some time.  We talked—about life, our dreams and goals—you told me about your family and your mom, I in turn told you about mine; then we […]

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It’s Okay to Leave Your Spouse Behind!

My husband and I are joined at the hip—figuratively speaking.  If we’re in the house at the same time, both of our phones ring when someone calls. We know each other’s passwords for everything—we share all bank accounts.  At one time we even shared a facebook account (it was my account that I allowed him to […]

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Yes, I have 5 kids! Why is that a problem?

If you’ll let me, I’ll describe for you a look of horror I know all too well– come with me, virtually that is– to a chipotle in anywhere town USA, and examine closely the face of any one of the several workers standing behind the counter when I darken the door with all of my […]

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