Posts filed under: Love & Relationships

I AM A SURVIVOR OF ABUSE

I am a survivor of abuse in my relationship. When you hear these words, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Physical abuse, sexual abuse, substance abuse, mental... Read More

I Want to be a Wife But I Hate the Thought of Being Married

Anytime I hear about someone I know getting married I’m so excited for them, part of me even envious dare I say it. Hell, a broad’s approaching 30… No pressure... Read More

Foreplay…Who Really Needs It?

For the majority of my life, I was of the mindset that it was okay to bypass all the romantic music, push pass the passionate kisses, kill the corny candles... Read More

Mommi, Where Do Babies Come From?

Do you avoid the question? Is this an uncomfortable conversation for you to have? If your kids are at an age where you think it’s time to discuss, don’t wait... Read More

How to know when enough is enough…

As time went on, however, daily sex routines turned into once in a while. Date nights were a thing that happened on occasion and minor disagreements turned into full blown... Read More

5 Tips for a Successful Marriage

I have to be honest with you, when I found out MommiNation was doing a series on love and relationships I wasn’t sure how I would contribute. I have years... Read More

Mourning Your Single Self

Congratulations! You are in the relationship that you always dreamed of whether you are married or just committed to the person of your dreams. You may have just found out... Read More

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Things to Consider Before Dating a Single Mom

Picture this, a mom… on her grind, working hard to support her kid(s), making sure they are taken care of while still trying to figure out whatever it is that... Read More

Submit or Nah?????

The Oxford dictionary says that submission is the action or fact of accepting or yielding to a superior force or to the will or authority of another person. It can... Read More

I’ll Submit When you Learn to Lead

I’ve had this conversation more than a few times in my life, and I don’t think it’ll ever make sense to those in denial. I’ve been asked in the past... Read More

Black Women Aren’t Submissive, But Here’s Why

In a recent video that went viral, a group of black men and women are seen debating why black men are flocking to white women, and the answer might surprise... Read More

8 Ways To Be Submissive In Bed When You’re Just Starting To Experiment With Being Dominated

Thinking about being submissive in the bedroom? Here's a great article to help you achieve just that!... Read More

Seven Years A Slave: My Struggle with Submission in Marriage

Okay, so to be fair, maybe comparing my seven-year marriage to slavery isn’t the best analogy….I’d say it was more like a slow and painful death. For starters, I butchered... Read More

Submit to your husband, Sis

So is it the word, or the idea of yielding power to another person what seems to get our panties in a wad? I mean we have no problem submitting... Read More

I Don’t Listen and I Talk Back – A Blog About Submission

Who wears the pants? Years ago, when Dre and I were just dating I asked him “Babe, do I try to wear the pants in this relationship?” to which he... Read More

Monogamy is Unnatural

“Till death do us part, forsaking all others” those are included in most vows or some close variation to that. And that is great and should be followed but the... Read More

My 12-Year-Old is Dating

I don’t know what happens in 7th grade, but apparently that is when hormones start to rage. Let me preface this by assuring you that when it comes to dating,... Read More

Breastfeeding & Sex – The great divide

Breastfeeding, the most beautiful and natural experience that many mothers will have with their little ones. While I’m not here to debate if breast is best, when making the decision... Read More

Dad, You Make One Helluva Grandpa!

I already knew my father was an incredible dad but seeing him as a grandfather has given me even more respect, adoration and love (which I didn’t think was possible).... Read More

The Color Purple: A Father’s Day Tribute!

To My Daddy and his Purple Heart! Hmmmm…..Where do I begin?  Thirty-nine years ago when I was born and I met the most amazing father that any girl could ever... Read More

Dear Stepdad, Thank you!

But, if your family is anything like mine, there was no bond at first sight and the “blending” part of a blended family was more like oil and water. At... Read More

I Think I Love You More Now….

I think I love you more now… I can remember you saying in the hospital as I was in labor, “Can you please hurry up and have my son.” I... Read More

Not a Sperm Donor, A Heart Donor

Donor (noun) A donor is defined as someone who gives or donates something. Synonyms for a donor include but are not limited to; giver, contributor, benefactor, supporter, backer, etc. As... Read More

I prayed the Ciara prayer and didn’t even know it…

Today is my and my husband's four year anniversary and I just want to take a moment to gush over the amazing man he has become. Over the course of... Read More

My Teenage Niece has a Girlfriend! Why Didn’t She Tell Me?

Clearly, I did something wrong! It was apparent that I sent a message that I did not have unconditional love for her. Maybe she thought I was going to be... Read More

My husband & I date other people!

You hear it time and time again, put your spouse first. Leave to cleave, yada yada yada and we do put each other first. However, we also understand the importance... Read More

Why I Put My Kids In Harm’s Way

How could you let this happen? And then I thought about it a bit, and I realized—if I’m being honest—that I too have put my children into harm’s way on more... Read More

Why I Always Choose My Husband

I wrote the original version of this blog back in 2015. As I was transferring my blogs over to the MommiNation space, I realized how true this blog still rings... Read More

I Ain’t Afraid To Admit I Want To Be Admired Either Ayesha

After 4 kids, being with my husband for 3 years and approaching the other side of 35...  I wanna know I still got it PERIODT! Now, I’m not out here... Read More

I Became a Mom and Stopped Being a Wife

  When AJ was born we were so in love with this little miracle God had blessed us with. We hugged and kissed him, never put him down. We watched... Read More

I Want A Real Good Man

I listen to women all the time, talking about how they want a man with a decent job, they want a real man, they want a man who is patient... Read More

Why Black People don’t adopt but why WE should!

Here is the deal! Blacks don’t adopt! Especially when you look at the statistics of our caucasian counterparts. And here is the sad truth! African American children are the largest... Read More

How to Tell when It’s Time to End a Friendship

Friendship is a blessing in each of our lives. It is a necessity for living a full and enjoyable life. We all naturally want to connect with each... Read More

Ayesha Curry Saved My Marriage!

Clicking on it and skimming through the article I came across the part where she does say, “...Just making sure that we put each other first, even before the kids,... Read More

My Single Mom Dating Struggles…

As I consider the idea of dating again, I ask myself, are there any helpful rules or guidelines for dating as a single mom? In all honesty, I was never... Read More

How Love And Marriage Found Me The Second Time Around…

Before we go any further, I must let you know after my first marriage failed, finding love and getting married again was far from my thoughts. Rooming separately, but still... Read More