A romantic relationship is one of the only things in life that really presents all and everything about our humanity and beyond
This month at Black Girl in Om, we are declaring a new narrative for women of color as well. We are proclaiming we are both Strong & Soft. We are honoring our duality. Shaking loose of an identity, of a world, that would tell us we can only be one thing and we are widening the definition of both our strength and our softness...
Giving power to your truth is liberating. Living in your truth is a revolutionary act.
I don’t commend myself for my growth as often as I should. I’ve made the mistake of measuring my growth and wisdom by how many years I’ve lived through as opposed to the experiences that have made me more self-aware.
“I feel that women are thrust into this paradigm around hustling [hard] and around a more masculine way of approaching the world. We’re taught early on that if you want to succeed, if you want to scale the corporate ladder, if you want to have the life of your dreams that you have to do it a certain kind of way. Terms like ‘slaying’ and ‘killing it,’ these are the adjectives we use. ‘She’s killing it.’ But, no one is killing anything that is doing well in the world... because they’re probably nurturing it.”