Marriage

What If Your Spouse Isn’t Your Partner?

We’ve all been conditioned to think that marriage is the source of our happiness. Or that marriage is where we’ll find that one true love who will whisk us away into success and legacy building and all the things we’ve been told to desire in life. But what if that isn’t the case? What if the person you’re “looking for” or “waiting on” isn’t even the person who will help you get to your destiny? Continue Reading

Black Love, Is Marriage Hard Work?

“Marriage isn’t hard work, we make it hard” Todd Taylor said this phrase during the Atlanta Clips & Conversations event for Black Love, the docuseries created by Codie and Tommy Oliver that captures love stories of black married couples. Season 2 of the docuseries airs on May 12th and Atlanta was the last stop on the tour. I sat in the back of the theatre listening as Codie and Tommy interviewed Grant & Tamia Hill Continue Reading

Perfection is a Myth My Dear.

This blog was birthed from a very real place. A place of hurt, disappointment, feelings of inadequacy and eventually a place of anger. For the past 9 months, my marriage has been on one of the worst roller coasters ever. A roller coaster similar to the Goliath at Six Flags Over Georgia. As soon as you’re up, you’re coming right back down. Holding your stomach counting down the seconds until that crazy feeling goes away. Continue Reading

Lemonade Is Not Beyonce’s Story

Yes. Another blog about Lemonade because that is what true art does. It not only evokes emotion but it incites cultural enlightenment. I believe Lemonade is more than Beyoncé telling a story about her and her husband. I feel as if she said “I want to tell the story of thousands of women” and that’s exactly what she did. I don’t truly believe the entire album is about her and Jay-Z but even if it Continue Reading

Love Isn’t Enough.

Love. Hatred. Resentment. Sadness. Arguments, Misunderstanding. Loneliness. Beauty. Laughter. Possessiveness. Growth. Death. Life. Marriage. is all of the above. It translates the deepest emotions into the most aggressive actions at the drop of a dime. It is the effervescent mirror that reflects our behaviors and tendencies. The mirror that we naturally avoid as we settle comfortably in our respective ways of life. And sometimes, life, is no match for marriage. Its been 2 years, 6 Continue Reading

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Ifie Natasha

Ifie Natasha is a writer, artreprenuer and soul care enthusiast with a passion for telling stories, building communities and exploring creativity.

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