Acknowledge My Needs: Don’t Take Me Back

By Nourbese | Feb 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Yvonne Wynter I crawled into his embrace as I tried to think of us as something normal. But in fact we weren’t even an “us” – a couple, partners or some form of a unit. We only lived in the moment together; casual friends who also happened to move together in similar and different ways […]

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Learning to say NO without explaining

By Nourbese | Jan 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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By Monica Groves A major personality trait of many women is the “want” to be liked by everyone. It stems from not wanting to disappoint or let down their friends and loved ones. This “want” to be accepted leads to us compromising and stretching ourselves too thin. This causes a lack of self-preservation that throws […]

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Va-gi-NA – when’s the last time you took a peak?

By Nourbese | Jan 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We cannot love ourselves if we do not know ourselves. The Vagina is very special and a central part to our womanly selves and being so lets start taking more than a peak, exploring ourselves and knowing our power. Females Know Your Power / Know your V Power: 7 Fun Facts 1. Clitoris = Greek […]

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J. Cole’s Wet Dreamz

By Nourbese | Dec 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
J Coles Wet Dreamz

J. Cole’s latest album continues to receive deserved attention for his honest and critical analysis of the music industry’s effects on society and his storytelling ability, which asks the questions: what is success really worth and at what expense? What stands out to Get Smart B4U Get Sexy is how J. Cole uses his music […]

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‘Tis the Season to Be Merry

By Nourbese | Dec 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Looking for Holiday gifts that will add some extra joy for getting smart and sexy between the sheets? The holidays are a time to gather together; to spend with friends, family, your partner of ___ months/years or that new boo that you are kinda feelin’ hella tough. The holidays are a reason to celebrate and […]

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World AIDS Day

By Nourbese | Dec 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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World AIDS Day is today. The CDC states that HIV infection in African Americans is 8 times higher than that of any other racial group based on population size. Open, honest communication with partners and knowing what risks you are open to… take is important when reducing transmission of HIV and other STDs. Also reports […]

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Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC)

By Nourbese | Nov 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) or long-acting reversible birth control are methods of birth control that provide effective pregnancy preventation for an extended time without requiring the person to do anything. They include injections, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and subdermal implants. They are very effective with only a 1% failure rate. They are also much more cost […]

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What is the Clit?

By Kristina Meyers | Nov 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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  Answer: For some “clit” is an affectionate nickname for the erectile tissue found above the urethra and vaginal opening which is the clitoris. Some women like clitoral stimulation during times of self or partner pleasure and it can definitely be considered an orgasmic spot with the 8,000 nerve endings running throughout it. In some […]

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Meet the Faces of Get Smart

By Nourbese | Sep 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

  “Va-gi-NA” whisper it a few times, then say it louder and louder.  Eventually you will start feeling the power of the word and the internal power that exists within yourself.  It took me a while to say or even acknowledge my vagina.  I am currently 27 – still young, always independent and a womanly […]

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After the test

By Nourbese | Sep 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last thing anyone wants to talk about when dating someone new and the first thing everyone should talk about before going to bed with someone: STDs. Quick, run for the hills, this post is going to be dicey! STDs are scary, I know; I’ve lived with one for 14 years. And, I’m young (or, […]

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