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"Yo, that's foul," "Girl, I would've told his ass to get out my house!"
There was a loud chorus of animated responses that came from the circle of lounge chairs. My friends and I sat on the patio eating, drinking, and discussing my platonic friendship that ended days prior in one, actually several self-satisfying strokes.
It's 10:30 a.m. on a Tuesday in November of 2013 when Shanita gets the phone call.
Nearly three months earlier, unable to clear painful pressure in her head after a flight descend, she went to the doctor suspecting a sinus infection, which might explain the small nodule that had developed on her nose. The doctor examined her and did a biopsy of the nodule.
Did you see the first half of the conversation with my good friend Vanesha? She offered so much insight on transitioning into a relationship, co-habitation, marriage and step parenthood.
Read about her family's thoughts on her decision to live with her boyfriend, and how she evolved. If you're all caught up, enjoy the conclusion of our talk
A few months back, I launched a new component to The Tended Garden—a 3-question survey.
To the question, “What types of articles do you want to read more of?” one reader responded, “How to successfully transition from single life to life in a relationship.” My interest was sparked, so I decided to explore the subject.
If you live in Houston you wouldn't know it's fall, but it is. Fall is the time for planning for the next season and gathering harvest from the last. For those reasons, fall is both contemplative and bountiful.
In celebration of my favorite season, I'm launching a cornucopia of posts on topics that'll help our future harvests.