“To Beat The Odds of Dying Young, I Was Asked To Drink My Own Urine”- Memoirs of A Sickler

I was born a sickler. There’s no other life I’ve known other than the one I live daily which revolves around hospitals and drugs. It’s been tough being a sickler because there are a lot of hurdl...

Don’t Pay Attention To The Rules, Nothing Is Impossible If You Work Hard. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“I’d felt from the time I was ten years old that I was destined for something bigger than staying in Austria, even though, at that time, I didn’t quite know what I was going to be. I remember bu...

Eulogy: To The Vagina, The Giver Of Life

She is eclectic She gives life She gives peace She gives comfort She feeds you She satisfies you She makes you forget She makes you remember She is accommodating She accepts every entry at every angle...

What IVF Really Feels Like, According to 12 Women Who Did It.

IVF, or in vitro fertilization is a process for couples struggling with fertility in which a sperm and an egg are combined outside the body in a lab. Dr. David Ryley MD, a reproductive endocrinologist...

“As A Sickle Cell Disease Patient, I Have Endured Countless Hospitalization and Surgeries”-Dr. Lakiea Bailey,

I am Dr. Lakiea Bailey, research scientist, sickle cell disease patient, patient advocate and activist, diagnosed with sickle cell disease at age three. Obtaining a diagnosis was an uphill battle for ...

Dating: He Told Me He Liked Me Too Much To Date Me – What Does That Even Mean?

Dating: He Told Me He Liked Me Too Much To Date Me – What Does That Even Mean? Of all the weird things guys have said to get out of relationships, this one takes the cake: a guy I was seeing tol...

Here’s The Truth About post-C-section Body: Never Compare Yourself To Beyoncé

Here’s The Truth About post-C-section Body: Never Compare Yourself To Beyoncé When I found out I was pregnant with my second son, having a C-section never crossed my mind. From the moment I kne...

Nnewi SouthEast Nigeria : The Small Town of The Super Rich

The small town Nnewi, in the southeastern state of Anambra, either by good fortune or hard work, has bred more Naira billionaires than any other town in Nigeria, and possibly Africa. The Igbos, who so...

Postnatal Depression :”It Took Me Three Years To Connect With My Child”- Bunmi Laditan

Bunmi Laditan on PostNatal Depression …No one can prepare you for how it feels to hold a baby and not feel like she’s yours. When I came home with my little cub, while he was cute as a button,...

Being The Other Woman: Letter To My Lover’s Wife

Dear Ma, I’ll address you that way because I still have the utmost respect for you and your home. I never expected to be writing this letter, and I am pretty sure you never expected you would ev...

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life. Check out these things that mentally strong people don’t...

Sexual Abuse: As a child I was Molested by Three different Men, My Parents Didn’t Believe Me

Sexual Abuse: As a child I was molested by three different men, My Parents Didn’t Believe Me It started with my cousin Precious. I was little then, I almost don’t remember in full detail but t...

I Was Emotionally Available Until I Dated Way Too Many Guys Who Weren’t

I Was Emotionally Available Until I Dated Way Too Many Guys Who Weren’t When I first started dating, I was pretty much an open book. I found it easy to be vulnerable and to let a guy get close to me...

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Saga: “Harvey Led Me Into His Bedroom and Offered To Give Me a Massage…”-Lupita Nyong’o

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Saga: “Harvey Led Me Into His Bedroom and Offered To Give Me a Massage…”-Lupita Nyong’o “I met Harvey Weinstein in 2011 at an awards ce...

Love Language: I Discovered My Husband’s Love Language …And It Changed Everything

I Discovered My Husband’s Love Language …And It Changed Everything He said I didn’t support him in his pursuit of his dream career. We’ve had many arguments in our 10+ year relationship, but t...

The Hustle: Why I Believe A Relationship Will Get In The Way Of My Career Ambitions

I hustle hard. As cliché (and almost corny) as it sounds, I thrive off of working hard and coming up with new ideas to put into action. Every day I’m working to get my money up, hoping to one day r...

I Saved My Virginity for My Husband and Ended Up with Bad Sex

I waited for this? That was the thought that ran through my head as my then-husband climbed off of me, unaware of the disappointment that was building up inside. For almost 25 years, I had held on to ...

Gabrielle Union on Her Heartbreaking Struggle With Infertility: ‘I’ve Had 8 or 9 Miscarriages’

Gabrielle Union has revealed she’s suffered multiple miscarriages in an attempt to have a much-longed-for baby with NBA star husband Dwyane Wade. In her new book We’re Going to Need More Wine —...

Diary of A Naija Happily Married Woman: “Sometimes, Marriage is Gross”

Diary of A Naija Happily Married Woman The foremost thing on my mind right now is to keep from sounding like a marriage handbook, or a how-to guide. Too many write-ups on marriage out there already. F...