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The Five-Year Plan

As the saying goes, “If you want to make God laugh, make a plan.” And God’s been laughing at me the last few years. To meet me now, you’d know that I’m very go-with-the-flow. But…

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Are You The Remedy Or The Illness?

It’s 2 p.m. and sunny on a Sunday afternoon. Local churches have released their last wave of congregants after collecting tithes while celebrating those who gave and softly admonishing those who didn’t, reminding them that…

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25 Things I’ve Learned In 25 Years

I am now officially in my mid-twenties. Yes, just a few days ago, I turned 25 and immediately felt my world come crashing down. After all, turning 25 is supposed to signify the beginning of…

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A Lesson From An Escort

These promises I keep to myself are like little soldiers protecting my ego, and last spring my silly heart killed each and every one of those soldiers in a battle to love a man. The…

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Love, Life, Sex…And Goodbye

In the six months I’ve been a featured columnist here on MUSED, I hope I have inspired, engaged, and made you laugh at least once. When I signed on to write for MUSED, I had…

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Hard Lessons Of A Cheater

It’s my belief that God (or the universe, however you see it) has a funny way of looking out for you and teaching you things at the same damn time along the way. Being a fairly…

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My Quarter-Life Crisis

I’m not going to tell you my age. But you should know that I’ve already been through my quarter-life crisis. Hell, I think I might still be going through it! I’m certain I come off…