Category: Relationships

So many relationships in life, so little time. The many relationships I have will be captured in this category

I look like the “dickhead” brother who can’t settle down

There are a handful of directions I could have taken with this post. I was blessed to take a vacation with my beautiful family, something we have not done in decades. The picture you see covers three generations from my mom, me and my siblings, and the younger nephews and nieces. As I prepared to ...

How I became Rich: Multiple Streams

I am a finance guy; my love for the subject has grown steadily ever since my older brother talked me out of studying mechanical engineering for undergraduate studies (I’m Nigerian aka STEM or die). Thankfully, God blessed me with a job right out of school in my field and I have climbed that corporate ladder ...

Let’s revisit how we “rap” to women

Time for change: A woman’s reaction to anything a man says is her choice. Here we are with another overdue post about issues I feel need to be addressed with my fellas. As black men we are continually taught to control our emotions when dealing with cops, employers, teachers and more. Why aren’t we taught ...

Love x Pride

p.s I wasnt listening to Drake's "Scorpion Side B" when I wrote this. Strictly written for the youth dem. Bless up! This is for my younger 21-25 crowd. Fellas, pull up a seat, I think I qualify as an OG now lol. A few years ago I was in your shoes, with the perceived world ...

Get a man pt. 2 – The LongLiveTobe way

Somethings deserved a sequel, like The Blueprint 2; others need to be preserved in time never to be duplicated, like Martin. Some might not share my sentiments about the culture, but then again, who made me a tastemaker? All I know is that the original post Get a man – The LongLiveTobe way brought me ...

Love sucks and I’m never dating again

We meet, we date, and we fall in love to live happily ever after. Why can’t it always be this easy? What happens when you are dating someone and it goes up in flames? (For this post, anything less than marriage is a failed relationship). I find it sad when someone gives up on love ...

When a legend calls, you answer

It was pure chance that I met Rahman (better known as Folabi). We both had applied for an accounting internship at a small company and were excited when we were awarded the positions. We were complete strangers; two young men looking for resume builders and more importantly at the time, extra cash! I remember our ...

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