I Tried the Swirl

I am a firm believer in dating outside of your type; I decided to give the swirl a chance. A sweet white guy who converted to Islam but was raised Jewish asked me on a date. Honestly, my first instinct was to politely decline, but instead, I said yes. We went out to dinner, and … More I Tried the Swirl

I Made A New Friend

Life has a crazy way of making full-circle moments. I have spent so many years resenting a group of people based on being bullied as a child. During my years in Quranic school, I was ridiculed and belittled by my Somalian classmates for being black American. As an adult, I stay clear of anything that … More I Made A New Friend

Fire Sisters

Most of my relationship posts tend to be about a failed love, missed opportunity, or just bad timing with some man. I do have several other successful and prospering relationships, not romantic, but just as special. This one, in particular, is going on four years strong, and each day we become closer; with my freshmen … More Fire Sisters

Fear

Looking back on all of my relationships, I’ve discovered a pattern about myself. I’m extremely private and guarded. I don’t allow most people to see my complete unfiltered self. I let people see as much as I want or trust them to see. I feel like all of my relationships are here for a reason, … More Fear

Sorrow

I am an extremely guarded and private person. It takes me a while to warm up and trust people, but when I do I love them for life. I truly consider all of my friend’s family and would do anything for them. Something I consider to be a curse and a blessing it is hard … More Sorrow