The recent murder suicide of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher has caused me to take notice of the need for people to see men in a new light.
Men and women think that men are supposed to always be strong and show very little emotion. In a relationship women have a tendency to think of a man as less than a man if he admits his fears of being able to properly provide for his family or any fears that he may have that would cause his woman to want to leave him.
I find myself bucking the rules I’ve grown up on. And with each new push of the mental envelope, I find myself in new territory. A new mental space. The larger this space becomes, the more difficult it is for me to operate within the confines that I’ve grown up accustomed to. It’s suffocating.
I wanted to wait until my site transferred to its new home using this 100th post as my debut article. I’ve had some delays in getting there – technical issues, timing issues, or just life issues. We’ve all been there. … Continue reading →
I’m very excited to introduce my first blog expansion project: FRESHperspective by Bridgette Simmonds a.k.a. B.Fresh. Having a son, I realize that best thing I could ever do for him is to be a good example. Mental health issues are … Continue reading →
It’s crazy when things just finally click. When things really start to make sense. When you can now at least see how systems work together to build this thing in front of you that you call life. And now that … Continue reading →
If you about that life, whatever it is, people can SEE that in you. You’re a Christian? Do you act like it? Oh, you’re a good father? Do you act like it? You don’t care about these bitches’ opinion? … Continue reading →
I’ve been working on more than a few posts since there’s so much going on, so I wanted to give you a snapshot of things to come. If you’re into any of this stuff, then SUBSCRIBE and/or go like my … Continue reading →
Like most people, many of the things that interest me share common themes and are therefore repetitive. So instead of trying to explain where I’m coming from post after post, I’ve just decided to add some of these key posts … Continue reading →
This Father’s Day was my first, and it was a good day…AND I didn’t even have sex that day. So THAT should tell you how good of day it REALLY WAS. A big part of that day was the gift … Continue reading →
My son is 8mos. old. He’s my only child and he’s the shyt. He’s everything great you’ve heard about being a parent. And he’s many things bad you’ve heard as well. He’s easily still The Shyt. Being my first father’s … Continue reading →