Girl Talk: Three Words a Man Wants To Hear That’s Not “I Love You”

We tend to think that men want the same things in a relationship as we do. So we go into relationships doing these things for our men because we know for a fact that he would like it or we think and assume that because we like it, he’ll like it.

But men and women are not the same and what women love to hear is not what a lot of men would tell you they what to hear.

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Girl Talk: Your Response Is On Surveillance

As I get older I realize that your response to what life throws at you matters more than what happens to you. Here’s another way of saying it, what happens to you is being used to show you who you are.  

So for example,  if your frenemy says something to you to trigger you to “pop off”, how are you going to respond? Or when your less favorite person is blessed with what you’ve been praying for in a way that was meant for you to see it, what is your response?

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Girl Talk: How the Absence of Real Men Affects Our Relationships and Our Culture

I’d love to use the excuse that it’s because of the cold weather, the grit and hustle, and the rudeness of Detroit that causes this problem. But it’s not just a Detroit issue, we as women sometimes take the man’s role in a relationship throughout this country. 

There are multiple reasons why this happens:

1. Men aren’t living up to their role

2. Society issues 

3. We’re raising boys not men

4. Because mama was single and that’s all you saw so you push men away

5.  You don’t believe you deserve a great man or relationship

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Monday Motivation: Be Encouraged

Today I thought I was defeated. I thought that I was low, I thought that there is no chance of me winning this. There’s no chance of me overcoming this mountainous problem with low resources, empty-handed, and little to no confidence in myself. These are the negative things my mind tells me, these are the thoughts that stem from the fear that creeps up in weak moments and I start to believe them. And then I listened to Priscilla Shiver’s sermon and in that sermon, she told me that I serve a victorious God that fights my battles and Sarah Jakes told me that God works with your empty-handedness.

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