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Feeling Delicious

Have you ever had someone touch you in such a way that you felt….lighter, more relaxed, sexy and even delicious? I was a “test dummy” for a friend of mine who was receiving his massage license and he need to practice to get his hands used to massaging for several minutes (up to an hour at a time). I was only too happy to oblige. He wanted to do me “right”…just like a customer so that I could get the full experience.

So here’s the story….

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Treat your #1 Draft Pick Like Your Franchise Player

I got all mushy on y’all last week, so this week I’m back again hittin’ hard and makin’ you think. As I mentioned to one of my loyal readers (he knows who he is), if you feel convicted by what I’m saying to you, then that’s OK as long as you do something about it (me included). I’m not trying to make anyone feel bad about themselves…I’m just trying to give a little perspective to this thing we call love. This article serves as a cautionary tale. The question I pose today is:

Why do we treat our #1 Draft Picks, dare I say FRANCHISE PLAYERS, like they are the 6th man?

Give me your open mind and I will expand on this thought.

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Finding it hard to BELIEVE?

Lyrics from “Believe” by Raheem Devaughn

With affection like a dreamer
with patience and understanding
like a teacher with a student, vice versa
promise not to hurt you, not to leave
not to lie, not to cheat, not to fuss
not to stress, like the rest in your past

Believe me I ain’t like most men
I ain’t like them others
you then dealt with in the past
just have some faith
that is all I ask, believe in me

“Believe”, is one of those “throw ya panties on the stage” type of slow jams. I mean it makes you wanna believe. It makes you wanna hold on to the fairytale that this time it will be different. Who hasn’t heard that before? What makes us lack faith? To not believe? I am a strong believer in not asking other folx to carry our bags. Remember Erykah Badu told us that we were gonna “miss our bus” cuz we had too much stuff. I’m also a firm believer in trusting each person on his merits. What makes us judge someone on the actions (merits) of others? What makes us ask the new guy to carry the other guy(s) bags.

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Foreplay Begins in the Morning

Why is it that after the courting phase is over most men (your husband included) grope you like they are in a bar and are three sheets to the wind while you’re trying to whip up dinner, talk on the phone and get the kids a bath (all at the same time). Is this their idea of romance and seduction? Now while you certainly appreciate their attraction to you and the fact that “they can’t keep their hands off you”. Do they really believe your MIND is in a sexy place?

What I would like to put on the table is in order to have the intimacy you’d like, you must know that….Foreplay Begins in the Morning.

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Keeping the FIE-YAH in Your Relationships!

If you’re married, you know that there is alot of work that goes into keeping the relationship on Fie-YAH! OK…so let’s start with number one ….

Communicate!

Communicate!

Communicate!

OK. What do I mean by Communicate? Do you KNOW what your mate thinks is hot? Do you know what they think is hot about you? Do you know what gets them hot? Do you know what they see in other people that they find appealing? Well you may think you know, but you MIGHT have no idea. So talk about it. Be open….and go with it. My husband and I can go to a club and talk about the women that he finds attractive. And he will tell me why. Usually we use that information/image for our own “benefit” later on that night….but that’s TMI I’m sure. So back to you…..does your sig other like movies? Watch one with him. Does he like erotic fiction? Read a story to each other. Try something new. You neva know….you might like it.

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I Secretly Work For “Home”land Security

MEN: If you’ve even had a woman break into your email, voicemail or had information that left you scratching your head. Let’s not even tap into other things that have left you wondering if she was a 10 on the Insanity Richter Scale….then here’s a question you might want to ponder: When will men figure out that women are WAY smarter and more cunning than a man can ever HOPE to be?

Why do you not understand that there are no secrets and there is something behind the old saying, “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned!” Well you’ve heard that before, but you continue to think you can get away with anything like a kid in a candy store. Fellas….here are some things you should keep in mind.

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Playing Your Position

We are all issued a position in life. Sometimes, it’s from birth, sometimes there is an incident that happens at some point in our lives that solidifies our position. Sometimes we just “come into our own”. Sometimes it’s a position that we slowly let ourselves slip into. But for some reason, everybody else generally knows our position except for us. I think the world would be alot nicer (less killin’ and stabbin’ and just more personal happiness) if people just played their position. So here’s my question….

When it comes to relationships, why is it that most people don’t play their positions (or as some like to say…”stay in their lane”)?