Category: Classy Life

Black Panther Movie Etiquette

How to Act When You Go See Black Panther

So it is about that time. February 16th. Everybody Black (and a whole bunch of other people) are fully aware that 2.16 means that its Black Panther Day. We also know that WE are going to be doing the MOST at that movie. There are some Manners Rules that I need to get out there before we even think about that popcorn and candy. Let’s drop these rules and let me help you do better before 2.16. 1....
Make Your Long Distance Relationship Work Classy Black Girl

How Can You Make Your Long Distance Relationship Work?

Relationships are not easy. A good relationship requires time, effort and a whole lot of understanding. One of the craziest spins on creating long lasting bonds is distance. The long distance relationship is not an ideal relationship for anyone. However, it can work. When both parties want to grow together with a singular goal of being together it can be an opportunity for growth that allows you...
Unboxing Men Olivia Pope Style

UnBOXing Men #OliviaPope Style

So I always had dreams as a little girl of a prince, taking me away and fully loving me. I thought that I understood Unboxing men. Real life shattered all of that. I always wanted a Dad like Cliff Huxtable, I guess 25 years later real life shattered that too. Not even Cliff Huxtable was Cliff Huxtable. After having a horrible (present/unpresent) father and unmentionable experiences with men at a...
When GIfts Last Longer than you Relationship ONE

When Gifts Last Longer Than the Relationship…Toss or Return?

When a relationship of any type comes to an end it can be difficult. Be it romantic or just a BFF that no longer is. Even when it is best for us, separation hurts. However, what do you do when gifts last longer than the relationship? As loving people we exchange gifts and have little reminders and photographs around our homes of people that we love and have loved because they were a part of our...
The Nice Girl Classy Black Girl One

When Does the Nice Girl Get Anything Back?

Yes. I have been taken to nice dinners, "treated like a lady" and gotten the public forehead kiss. Remember, I am the Nice Girl. Yes. I am the queen of "please pick me up," and thank you for opening my door. In fact the last guy that I dated, actually sang the song to me, "Your once, twice, three times a lady." Before he didn't call me back at all. Yes. I stopped having sex, thinking that maybe I...

Do You Need a Friendship Time Out?

Friendships can be as enjoyable or as taxing as any romantic relationship. If you look at your phone when your home girl calls and you roll your eyes, you may need a friendship time out or a friendship break. ...I'm not talking about your boo who you call your "friend" ...I mean your homegirl...maybe even your bestie. Yep, that BFF might need to give you a few weeks, months or even forever....
Stopped Checking my Online Dating Profiles

Why I Stopped Checking My Online Dating Profiles!

I cannot negate the ego hit that you get from knowing that multiple somebodies from Plenty of Fish or Black People Meet are sending you messages. However, I had some experiences that had me like…. “Maybe online dating is not for me.” SMART, BLACK DUDE First there was, Smart Black Dude. He was cute with glasses and a Blerd (which I really dug). There were some signs that he might have been a...