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By: Takara | April 05, 2019

Precious

I recently heard a guy speaking negatively towards other men who date women who "look like Precious." I'm sure at some point someone found humor in his comment, but to me I didn't see the connection. Instead, I took a moment to reflect on his analogy. As a writer I have to analyze everything. I know, it's probably as frustrating as that one friend who has to speak politically correct about everything. Trust me when I say I understand, but allow me to point out some important facts. 


A few things that I've learned about being a writer is that every story has characters. In this guys joke, he's suggesting that men date women who "look like Precious," but Precious is the character, Gabourey Sidibe is the actual person. ...

Category: humility self love 

Tags: self-love 

By: Takara | May 11, 2018

The first thing I worried myself about when my husband left me was who'd unzip my dress. For the last 8 years he's been my crutch. When I gained weight over the years he'd buckle my heels, zip my dress, and help with a number of things I now realize the importance of. However, just because you need someone, doesn't mean you should accept their unfaithfulness. His cheating ruined me more mentally, than the struggles of trying to get out of my own clothing.