Your Friendships Should Make You Better!

True friendship is beautiful.

Your friendships should make you better not worse. Take a good look at yourself. Are you doing the right things in your life? Are you doing things that make you happy? If you are not, take a look at your life and the people in it. Is there anyone that is a source of negativity? […]

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Can You Keep a Friend by Betraying Another Friend?

betraying a friend

Dear Tee: I have two very close friends let’s call them Kelly and Bianca and our friendship is now stressing me out because Kelly told me a secret and Bianca now wants to know what it is. I feel like if Kelly wanted her to know she would have told her. Now Bianca is demanding […]

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Through a Daughter’s Eyes: An Inside Look at a Rasta Man

Rasta man Junior Byfield

By LaToya Byfield Beautiful spirit, beautiful soul So many stories that were never told. You laughed and smiled through all the pain and endured so much through all the rain. There were many things you were never allowed to achieve and many times you were deceived but you were brave and you were strong even […]

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A Smile Doesn’t Mean Happiness It’s Just A Smile

a smile

We are dedicated to celebrating friendships but that comes with knowing exactly who your true friends are.  Not everyone who says your friends is a friend to you. Not because he or she smiles or laughs with you mean you are really friends. That laugh may be that person is laughing at you instead of […]

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10 Year Old Fashionista Egypt (Ify) Ufele Overcomes being Bullied and Share Her Views on Friendship

Egypt (Ify) Ufele

A 10 year old designer at the prestigious New York Fashion week?  Yes, it is true.  By now just about everyone has heard of Egypt (Ify) Ufele and her fashion line ChubiiLine. If you haven’t, you’re in in the right place.  We were impressed by her confidence and her determination and just had to talk […]

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How do you keep a friend? Be one!

how do you keep a friend

To keep a friend YOU must be one. Friendship like any relationship requires give and take.  You cannot expect your friend to always listen to you, give advice but you do not have time or interest in him or her. If you do not treat your friend the way you want to be treated then […]

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Mother oh Mother, A Mother’s Day Poem

Mother oh Mother

Mother oh mother by Kayla-Marie P. Mother oh Mother The greatest she can be She’s been there for me As you can see. A mother is like a friend A good old pal A person you can trust And your best gal. A mother is everything Everything you need without her you are not complete. Mother […]

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Friendships Don’t Always Last Forever and that’s OK!

friendships don't always last forever

Sometimes we outgrow friendships and that’s ok. Friendships don’t always last forever.  Don’t feel guilty if you no longer have anything in common with a friend.  If you feel that way he/she may feel the same way too.  Life sometimes takes you in different directions where you meet new people learn new things and your […]

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Tired of being a Homework Helper

Hi Tee, I have a serious problem.  I have a very lazy friend who doesn’t want to do his own homework. I was supposed to be a homework helper not the homework doer. We’re in the same class and he always wants me to help him with his homework but then I end up doing […]

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What Did We Learn from Ryan Reynolds?

Ryan Ryenolds

With the New Year’s arrival we thought about how many people may have lost friends within the last year and we are not talking about loss as in someone dying but loss as in the end of a friendship. This led us to think about what happened with Ryan Reynolds.  Our motto is “Love Laughter […]

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What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

What's your new year's resolution?

Once again it’s that time of the year.  Time to make that new year’s resolution. The most common resolution of course is to work out more and lose weight.  Don’t forget to lose some of that emotional baggage that can also weigh a ton.  Resolve to love yourself more, have good people in your live and […]

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Are You a Friend Worth Having?

Are you a friend worth having?

Are you a friend worth having?  So many times people complain about their friends or wonder if their friend is a good friend but you have to look at yourself as well.  Are YOU a good friend? Remember that saying “to have a friend you have to be one?”  It is true.  Your friends cannot […]

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Which is More Important Honesty or Respect?

Honesty is more important - AboutYourfriends

Gina:  Which is more important honesty or respect? Tee:  They are both important and both are necessary in any relationship.  I would say honesty is more important. Why you say? Well you can respect someone and still lie to them but if you are honest then the truth will be revealed which includes whether or […]

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