Tag Archives: Interpersonal relationship

The Battle Of The Browns: Domestic Violence in the Media


“Love Will Find A Way” – Whitney Houston Right now, in the media fueled by Whitney Houston’s death there are repeated interviews of her which depict her life on drugs and in a domestically violent marriage to R&B Super Star … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter: My Letter to a Battered Woman


The Heart of the Matter I was reading a writing that my daughter wrote the other day, referencing a song we both love, The Heart of the Matter by one of our favorite artists, India Arie. As a parent you … Continue reading

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Children cannot afford the absence of a Mother or Father


When my friend suggested that I write a blog about children who do not have mothers, I agreed that it made sense that I would write it. I mean, I do write about overcoming emotional and child sexual abuse. However, … Continue reading

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How do I get out a Controlling Relationship


After continuous conversations in my head telling me to let him go I finally gained enough strength to do it. I thought about the possibilities of him getting physical with me but I took my chances. It all started about … Continue reading

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My Letter to My Mother – Overcoming Emotional Abuse


I’ve written My Letter to my Younger Self, and immediately I thought of some other blogs I will write like it. It wasn’t until an encounter with my mother the other day, right before the New Year that I sought … Continue reading

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Why You Should Go To Premarital Counseling Before Getting Engaged!


The Lonnie Hunter Show One afternoon I was listening to the Lonnie Hunter Show, a radio show on a Radio One station, Praise 104.1, owned by Cathy Hughes. Lonnie Hunter had a question of the day whereby callers could call … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned This Year II: How business partners teach you about personal relationships


Another year has passed, and my birthday is approaching. Each December I ask myself the question, as usually ask my guests at my annual lunch or dinner party, “What have you learned this year?” I’m looking for all sorts of … Continue reading

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How to parent a homeless child- Building Trust


For many of you who have followed this blog, and are familiar with my story, you understand that I have endured some hardships in business that put me in a place of being homeless. As a result of this situation, … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse: Walking on Eggshells


Defining Emotional Abuse So far we have discussed a few types of Emotional Abuse and Psychological Abuse. We have identified abuse to be any behavior that is designed to control and subjugate another human being through the use of fear, … Continue reading

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How Women Can Develop Friendships I


“If you’re the kind of person that is always griping about how much you give to others it is highly truthful that you haven’t given enough, or at least as much as you think you have. If you are saying that … Continue reading

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Can parents choose their child’s friends? Part TWO


Teach them how to critically think and to make a choice about who they want to be connected to instead of them just falling in where they feel they can be somewhat accepted. Be your friends parent always. In addition, … Continue reading

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Can parents choose their child’s friends? Part ONE


The other day, I was having a discussion about friend choices with my teenage daughter, age 14.  She was sharing some things about various friendships that gave her legitimate concern. I have heard only two extremes on the issue. Parents … Continue reading

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Does your Mother control you? Part Two


While we were talking I mentioned that in my relationship with Cobie, we had an issue with my mom who had put her input where it was not asked. And then I realized that much of my thoughts and expectation … Continue reading

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How to ask for what you REALLY want: A Quick Relationship Guide


The last few hours of 2010 were met with great wisdom and I caught it on tape. Princess of Controversy, a woman of many gifts shared some borrowed wisdom from an article in this month’s edition of O Magazine. For … Continue reading

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