Relationships Archive

Fabulous And Unequally Yoked

originally posted on Fly Funky Diva I can still remember pacing back and forth across my white living room carpet. It was a Sunday morning and he’d just sent a friendly “What are you up to?” text. My response. “Just getting in from a lovely walk.” And with that, he …

Becoming Jacqueline Broyer

originally posted on Fly Funky Diva Next to my impeccable mother, the woman who has had the second most influence on my life is a fictional character. While many girls were groomed to idolize Jackie O, I grew up idolizing Jacqui B. Jacqueline Broyer; the fierce femme fatale played to …

Love Changes

Originally posted on Fly Funky Diva. My doctor friend is fabulous, juggling everything. Her position as an OB-GYN at a hospital here in Medium City, South. Her MBA classes. Her foundation. Her friends including myself, a little-sister-like companion. And on top of all of that– her new man. “You’re so …

Is He or Isn’t He?

  Originally posted on Fly Funky Diva. Picture it. An urbane night spot packed with BUPPY’s in polo shirts and skinny dresses. Outside, the shapeless crowd is contained by wrought iron. The lights are dim. The night air moist. BUPPY’s are moving hip to hip, cheek to cheek in one …

I’m A Weak Black Woman

originally posted on Fly Funky Diva “I am a weak Black Woman!” I joked in the parking lot. I had just performed my dramatic interpretation of the Tyler Perry tragic heroine; scorned, mad and consequently strong. Actually, I’ll be glad when someone breaks the monopoly that Tyler Perry has on Black …