It’s been almost two months since the release of Beyonce’s self-titled fifth studio album, and it is still in heavy rotation in my New Jersey abode. Each song connects to my ego, superego and id on another emotional plane unlike any of her previous artistic endeavors (and I’m a Beyonce fan to the death of me). Continue reading “Why Rationalizing Beyonce’s Sexuality Is Setting Us Back 50 Years”
Everyone knows I am very much an open book, sometimes to my own detriment.
Brought about courtesy of Mariah Carey’s “The Art Of Letting Go”, I expound upon my current emotional status as I have not in some time. Continue reading “Spread The Word! Give Thanks For #November15 And The Art Of Letting Go”
I know from time to time (to time) it appears I’ve gone MIA with nothing more than Morning Motivation and Word Of The Day posts. Fact is, there aren’t enough hours in the day to create all of the things I want, not enough hands to help and not enough positive, entertainment stories to develop in the interim. What I hope you all learn about … Continue reading #FactsOnly: Method Behind The Madness At Peacock Under Pressure
(Used the Prez photo because I thought it was funny)
The only way to overcome insecurity is to stare that mofo right in the face, and bully it into submission. For a long time, I’ve known I don’t look or act like others. I am not what you expect. I love people, I love the human spirit and I really, really love myself. Continue reading “New Video: “Called Ugly. Now What?””
I am a sucker for a sob story. No truer words were spoken about my previous relationships. I am an eternal romantic green with optimism. And my frequent blindness has led me down some troublesome paths. Continue reading “Just A Thought…Why Wait For Someone To Complete You? Complete Yourself!”
We’ve gone over and over and over this forever. Generationally, it’s a mind boggling phenomenon that I unexpectedly have fallen into, and can’t help but have the same dumbfounded look upon my face as my peers and predecessors.
Here I am, Alyssa Manners. I am 25 years old, college educated, globally versed, own car, own apartment, funny, kind, smart, blah, blah, blah. Yet here I am, single as shit.* Continue reading “Just A Thought… Why Is There A Higher Number Of Women With The Haves Than Men With The “Have Nots”?”
Yup, you read correctly. While some wish and dream to be some sort of sex dynamo, I was drawn from birth with innate sexiness. And it scares the shit out of me. Continue reading “Just A Thought…Scared Of [My] Sexy”
It’s been some time since I divulged the juicy tidbits I’ve experienced via my single life. Probably because nothing of note has transpired. Putting it plainly, my love life has hit a wall. Damn drought.
This month has marked a monumental moment in time for me. It has been nine months since I started my website, and a lot of things can happen in such a brief moment in time. In a lot of ways, this is my child. Nine months ago I became metaphorically impregnated with the thought for this site. Nine months ago, I got up the courage … Continue reading 20k Views!!!!! A Special Thank You From Alyssa And Peacock Under Pressure
Another day, another escapade that lines the fabric of my love life. *sigh* So, my goal this summer was to build what I am calling The “All-Star Team” Project. Before you judge me (#effyourjudgment by the way), allow me to elaborate. So I know lots of women that disprove of the notion of treating men like they are expendable. “They are humans,” “you could be … Continue reading Just A Thought…The All Star Team Project