Archive | March 2013

Into Thin Air- Part Two

poof  A couple of weeks ago, I posted a blog about overrated celebrities who need to sit down. As soon as it was posted, I forgot to add some people, so I went back and added two more. THEN after my re-post, I came up with even more names (which I’m sure I will repeat the cycle after tonight as well).

Now granted, there are some people that I purposely left off. One, being Beyonce, because even though I am a fair-weather fan, I respect her as an entertainer. She’s not the best talker or singer, but she is a damn good entertainer. So without further ado, here are ten more celebrities that need to vanish…quickly (this time, I’m not putting them in any particular order).

1. John Mayer- Has this dude dated every single woman in Hollywood? He needs to get tested and then go sit down and figure out what else he wants to do with his life.

2. Miley Cyrus- I keep forgetting that this is a kid, or at least very young. But when she strips for magazine covers and wears barely nothing, you kinda start to wonder. The best thing she did was cut her hair, because I think it looks cute on her. Otherwise, she’s too young to not have much purpose.

3. Omarosa- This bitch… .

4. Brittany Spears- I’ve been tired of Brittany ever since she hooked up with K Fed (wherever he is). All we hear about now is who she’s dating or marrying. Who cares! Let’s talk about if she’s taking care of her kids. How bout that?

5. Kristen Stewart- I actually feel a little bit sorry for her, but I had to put her on here. She got blacklisted because of cheating on her boyfriend. Don’t get it twisted, I’m not defending what she did, but how many MEN cheat on their girlfriends and spouses and their behavior is overlooked? Why are people treating her like a red-headed step child because of that? Double standards are very much alive and present in today’s society and it is extremely annoying. On the other hand, Kristen, I am tired of hearing about you, boo. Sit down until you can get your image together. Try looking a little friendlier too. The stoned look is not attractive.

6. Rick Ross- Between him and Lil Wayne, do they really have to be on everybody’s songs? And how many of us are sick of seeing his titties (no, these are not breasts, people- he’s got C cup titties)?

7. Chris Brown- Musically, I will admit to liking a few of his songs. Personally, he probably is the pompous ass he portrays himself to be. You can’t claim to be misunderstood or anything like that when you throw tantrums, beat up people, and urge men to control women’s lady parts. Take a long vacation full of intense anger management, then MAYBE I will be able to believe that you’re rehabilitated, Chris.

8. Demi Moore- Nobody wants to get old and especially look it. But, it’s better for everyone if you were to act and dress your age. If your preference is twenty-something year olds, fine. But, don’t forget that you’re fifty-something and look sixty-something and dress twenty-something. And stop trying to hold on to men who don’t want you. Use your ‘me time’ wisely.

9. Adele- I’m just not a fan. I don’t know where she came from all of a sudden, but I want her to go.

10. Bobby Brown- Poor Bobby. He just has no purpose in life whatsoever. Damn shame.

The Blues

stalker  For some people, a break up is the greatest thing poppin.’ A new sense of freedom. No one to check in with. A return to the ‘very single’ status. However, there are some who don’t and cannot fully grasp the concept of being single and unattached. These are the people who can’t let go and want to hold on to something that’s broken and simply a memory.

Here are ten ways that prove that you are still not over your ex.

1. You still call, text, or email your ex. Why??

2. If your ex does call or text you, your stomach flutters. You just can’t wait to see what they say, whether it’s positive or negative.

3. Even if they dog you, you still don’t accept it. She tells you to drop dead and you laugh it off and honestly believe that she’s just joking. No. She’s serious. Move on before she starts plotting your demise.

4. You still know their schedule. If you’re looking at the clock at seven and know that his poker game is just starting with the boys, and at ten he’s just pulling in the driveway, find something else to do, especially at that time so you’re not clocking his every move. You’re missing out on your own life by living through his…separately.

5. You know everything about how your ex moved on. You know not only that they got a promotion at work and moved, but you also know that they are dating and the who, what, and why about that person. Get a life. He/she did.

6.  You punish your next boyfriend/girlfriend for stuff your ex did. This is the only time guys can say the infamous phrase, “It wasn’t me” and actually be telling the truth! Nobody likes being accused of something they didn’t do or your personal baggage being dumped on someone that has nothing to do with it. Get yourself straight first.

7. Date someone who looks just like your ex. What, you thought you can upgrade with his identical twin? Stop it.

8. They are still talking about it or depressed six months later…and beyond. This is where the professional help comes in. Get it.

9. You’re still holding onto hope. “He doesn’t realize that I’m all he needs.” If you’re still saying this six months…one year…two years later. Give it up. It’s over.

10. You befriend your ex’s best friends on FB to see what your ex is up to. There is a such thing as ‘cyber stalking’ and this is it. Feel good about yourself?

Everyone gets their heart broken at least once in their life. Make sure that you’re not going through the motions EVERY time you experience a break up. The more time you spend on someone who doesn’t want you, the less time you spend living and finding the person who actually does want you. He or she is out there. Stop wasting your precious time. Life is too short to WANT to be unhappy.

The Green Monster

hulk  People usually associate the color green with money or even their favorite color. The green I want to discuss is jealousy.

I want to begin by first clearing up a misconception… it does not show that you care. More often than not, it shows that you are either crazy, irrational, controlling, or all of the above. For example, because your ex-girlfriend cheated on you, you won’t “allow” your current girlfriend to have male platonic friends (not the ‘platonic’ friends you just met five days ago, the lifelong friends). Or you walk by a stranger on the street and say hello with a smile. Your girlfriend assumes that you are flirting and chastises you about being too friendly with everyone you meet. With care comes trust. You can’t always assume the worst, because if it’s that deep, then you shouldn’t be together. If you have to check phones (or phone records), go through pockets, check draws, etc. then, not only are you crazy, it is unhealthy, irrational, and they’ve gotta go to bring you some peace of mind (and I’m sure they want peace too). However, if you exhibit this type of behavior with everybody you date, then you need to seek professional help before you drag another person into your web of craziness.

So, where does jealousy come from? Well, I tend to think that jealousy stems from three main themes:

  • Insecurity
  • People doing their own dirt
  • Just not a trusting person

First and foremost, there are no perfect people and there are no perfect relationships. In a previous article, I talked about sacrificing something in order to get the person that you want. Everybody and every relationship is lacking something to make them not exactly perfect, but wonderful enough to be with. For example, you maybe be looking for someone who is six foot seven and is rich and packin’. Instead, you end up with a six foot two man, who lives within his means with an average-sized tool. Cool. But here’s the tricky part. You know that your woman was looking for someone hung like a horse and taller, so you get uptight every time you go to a basketball game, and her going to strip clubs is simply out of the question. Insecurity is what drives people to do crazy things. You don’t feel that you measure up so you have to assert your dominance by checking your girl every time she comes home. You’re so jealous that you’re not even thinking straight. You’re so focused on what could’ve happened instead of being in the present or reality. Tsk tsk tsk.

In regards to dirt… my mother gave me some helpful advice years ago and I find this to be true in many situations. If you constantly accuse or question somebody about them being with another person, you are the one who’s doing it. That is the type of person who is on edge and lashes out when they feel that you are close to catching them. They feel guilty about what they’re doing, so instead of fixing the problem by getting rid of their side piece, they think that you are doing the same thing and want to make you feel the pain. Does this make sense? It doesn’t to me, but there’s truth to it. Think about it. If you have that nagging feeling in the back of your head that your partner is cheating AND you’re repeatedly getting accused of doing the cheating? You might want to trust your gut and move on.

And lastly, people use the excuse all the time about being hurt in the past. Who hasn’t over the age of sixteen experienced heartbreak? We all have been hurt, but there’s no excuse of bringing old baggage into the next relationship. If your last boyfriend cheated, don’t automatically assume that the next boyfriend and the one after will cheat too. Who wants to be punished before they commit the crime? “Last time, my girlfriend cheated on me with her running partner, so I won’t my new woman join a gym.” This is just dumb. You will drive someone to do the very thing you don’t want them to do with this attitude.

All in all, jealousy is a controlling and extremely unattractive behavior that is sometimes learned, but widely practiced. It is normal to have a slight twinge of jealousy every now and then, in friendships and relationships, but when it gets to people not wanting to be themselves around you or nobody can stand to be around you for extended periods of time, you should seriously get professional help.

Into Thin Air

???????????????????????????????????????   Some may agree and some may not, and that’s okay. But there are some celebrities out there who just need to go away…for a long time. And when I say “go away,” I don’t mean die. I would never wish death on even my worst enemy. But there are some people who are just flat out annoying (even their presence) and the media hypes them up over the silliest things. For example, there was an article on my number one person who tripped. Seriously?? The public needs a picture and a write up on this?

Anyways, without further ado, here is my top twelve list of celebrities who need to vanish A.S.A.P.

1. Kim Kardashian- Just sick of her!

2. Taylor Swift- She is an immature brat. How many times is she going to publicize her breakups in a song? On top of that, Kanye gave her a severe boost in popularity after he stole her shine years ago. She just needs to go.

3. Drake- I can’t stand his being.

4. Nicki Minaj- I think she annoys herself too.

5. Kanye West- He’s just  an ass. Do I need to get any deeper?

6. Rihanna- She takes off her clothes in an attempt to disguise the fact that she can’t sing. So sad.

7. Justin Bieber- I just don’t like him. He seems bratty and catty.

8. Lindsay Lohan- She serves no purpose.

9. Jennifer Aniston- How long are people going to feel sorry for her and Brad Pitt’s breakup? It was a Hollywood marriage that was doomed long before Angelina entered the picture. Just read any interview they did while they were married.

10. Lil Wayne- Wack.

11. The Whole Kardashian Family- If they burp, they’re in the news. Who cares about any of them, really?

12. Tom Cruise- He’s just weird.

Computer Love

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PROS

+ Easily accessible (if you have a computer in the privacy of your own home). Very convenient. You can chat, look at profiles, or send emails whenever you feel like it.

+ Modern. As I stated before, it’s kind of the in-thing and not as taboo as it was years ago. You get to know a person first before attempting a first date.

+ An easy way to meet others. Especially if you don’t get out much, other than to work or get groceries.

+ You choose who you communicate with. If an ugly, eighty-year-old man with ten kids tries to flirt with you by sending flirts or emails, you can block them or just not respond. You have the power to connect, or in this case, disconnect, further contact.

+ You can read between the lines. Literally and figuratively. If you’ve been in the dating game for a  while, you should be able to pick up on someone just telling you what they think you want to hear or basically read through their BS.

+ Find love. What do you know? It’s possible that with the click of a mouse, you could find the love of your life or even someone who could make you happy.

CONS

– Crazies. You can screen who you talk to, for example, if you’re looking for an African-American male who is tall and wants kids, you can find just that, but you there’s no button you can press to screen out crazy people. Unfortunately, these are the people who you are just going to have to read into, trust your gut, and definitely not meet in person. Block these people before anything gets out of hand. One way to combat this is to simply Google the person or perform some type of background check (especially if you want to meet up- before you find out their ‘real’ story, of course).

– Safety. Whether meeting in person or online, you have to be careful. Always let somebody know where you are going and who you are going with. Even write it down and leave the name and address at you house- just in case.  Drive separately and don’t let the other person know where you live too early. But these tips are for ANY type of dating.

– Liars. You are going to encounter this in any type of dating situation. Like I said, you’ve gotta learn how to read between the lines. Ask specific questions and Google- those are your best bets.

– Scammers. There are also scam artists on there. Surprise surprise. I’ve heard that some females say they are from another country and try to con men out of sending them money so that they can relocate to the United States. Ain’t that crazy? In this day and age, you know that we can’t have anything that is totally positive and scam free. There is always someone somewhere with nothing else to do but prey on the innocent.

Date around. Have fun. Be safe.