The Power of Speaking Up: Why Black Women Must Advocate for Themselves in Love Relationships

By Carlene Cai Randolph As a society, we often see women of color being portrayed as overly emotional, angry, and aggressive. This stereotype has led to a general perception that black women are not capable of speaking up in love relationships and expressing their thoughts and feelings effectively. However, this couldn’t be further from the…

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Facing our struggles to find deeper meaning: A reflection on love and relationships

My faith has been tested at times, but I never lost sight of the Father’s boundless love. Sometimes, facing our struggles and examining our beliefs can be difficult, but ultimately it is worth the effort. For example, if you regret letting go of a relationship and vow to avoid future connections, you may find yourself…

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Stop Letting Your Emotions Runaway With Your Business

By Carlene Cai Randolph Emotions play a significant role in decision making for black female business owners. As with any individual, emotions can influence the way black female business owners perceive and respond to various situations. However, due to the unique challenges and experiences faced by black women in the business world, emotions can have…

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Inviting Love Into Your Life

Inviting Love Into Your Life There may be times in your life when you just want to be on your own for a while. Maybe you’d like to delve into your work, focus on yourself and enjoy life solo. However, when you return to thoughts of wanting to be in love again, you must be…

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Hold It…This is Where You Draw the Line

Take a moment to think about boundaries you have in your relationships. Do you tend to ignore your own feelings and go along with whatever the other person wants? Can you speak up about your feelings? Do you appropriately state when something will not “work” for you? Do you ask for what you need in a relationship and obey your own internal limits?

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