What Social Life?: The Truth About Choosing Academia

I’ve been in school my entire life. At 26 years old, I’ve qualified as a student for 80% of my existence. I am good at it, and anyone who makes it to and through a graduate-level program is likely good at it too. Nevertheless, being “good” at it doesn’t mean it isn’t difficult. I enrolled … Continue reading What Social Life?: The Truth About Choosing Academia

You Don’t Have to be an Entrepreneur

You don’t have to own a business to make it through 2018, or 2019 for that matter. Why does everyone want to be a business owner? What exactly is the hype? I support the movement around changing what it means to be “employed.” I support transforming the idea of going to work and what that … Continue reading You Don’t Have to be an Entrepreneur

One Year After the “Open Letter”

One year ago, I wrote an open letter to three men. What these men had in common was me, and their desire for commitment during a time when I wasn’t ready. It was the most viewed piece I’d written for WC prior to my domain switch, and it was my most vulnerable. I tend to … Continue reading One Year After the “Open Letter”

You Just Wanna Be Around

You Just Wanna Be AroundYou just wanna be around.You express your interest in me by the method of your choice, hoping that I’ll reciprocate that interest. You send me “good morning” texts, compliment my fire Instagram pictures, and take me out on dates (or not??). The problem is: you just wanna be around, you don’t … Continue reading You Just Wanna Be Around

#AskLing: March Sadness

  March: March Sadness (this month we're doubling up)   DEAR LING, I've had a side nigga for 2 years now (We "talked" for a year and a half before we started f*cking). Been with my dude for 5+ years.  About my Side Nigga: He's lowkey a fuck boy lol. Average paying job, waiting for a … Continue reading #AskLing: March Sadness