A Spice of Life w/ Suga: Space and Why Couples Need It

imagesSpace and Why Couples Need It

I love being in a relationship. I think it’s one of the great things about life, having someone to go through it with you. I love the beauty of having someone that knows you inside and out and yet still wants to be with you. Whether you are up or down, there is someone who is right there with you. There are so many things that help make relationships what they are. One thing that is important in a good relationship is space. Continue reading

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A Spice of Life w/ Suga: Romance With A Baby

babyloveI love having a kid. I don’t think there’s anything better but I’d be lying if I didn’t say that having a kid causes you to have to change your relationships in some kind of way. I don’t that that’s anymore truer than when you’re in a relationship. Continue reading

A Letter To The Departed

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WTC Memorial Pool

Typically I leave the relationship and family stuff up to Suga to write but this week marks a major milestone in my life and I don’t quite know how I feel about it. I figured I would share with you all since I know we all deal with loss of life differently. On September 11, 2001 I lost a friend of mine in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Then a few years later I lost my grandmother on September 11, 2004. This marks 10 years that I have been trying to deal with a loss that is so profound there are no words.  Continue reading

To Accept or Not: Friend Requests from Family on Facebook

Now if you’re like me, you love Facebook. It’s fun to see what’s going on in everyone’s lives. We love it for keeping in touch with people we are not able to regularly see, like relatives. While that can be fun, there are times when you really have to consider adding a relative or not. Continue reading

Spice of Life w/Suga Q&A Session 15

Dear Suga,

My daughter is having trouble getting financial support for her daughter from her daughter’s father who also happens to be my daughter’s current boyfriend. I’m not sure why she stays with him. It’s very frustrating and I’ve basically had to pick up his slack which is hard on me. What should I advise her to do?

Sincerely,

Stressed Grandma

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Spice of Life w/Suga Q&A Session 14

Dear Suga,
I love my boyfriend but I’m starting to notice that he drinks an awful lot. From morning til night he’s drinking. I even discovered that he drinks at work as well. I’m afraid that he has a real problem. What should I do?
Sincerely,
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Spice of Life w/Suga Q&A Session 13

Dear Suga,

I am a single woman living on my own. My best friend is being evicted from her apartment and needs somewhere to stay. She wants to come with her 2 small children. I have no children but of course I wouldn’t invite her and not the children. The only problem is she wants her man to come as well. I’m not okay with that in the least. The main reason is because she works and he doesn’t.  Am I wrong?

Sincerely,

Trying to Be a Good Friend

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