Tag «Soap Box»

Out of the Box– Ashley Does Texas

Is there such thing as being too considerate? I think there has to be. There is a point where you start thinking too much of what others will think or feel and not enough about how you feel and what you think. I think that’s part of my problem. I never make decisions just for …

Job Hunting? Shoot me Now.

I would truly like to say that doing a job hunt is for the birds. I’m realllly past this point in my life because I am completely and utterly over all things job search related. I’ve filled out more than 30 applications and I’ve only gotten one interview and this job is in freaking Texas, …

Love is a Drug, I Don’t Care What You Say

I’m convinced that love is a drug. And I, Ashley La’Shae, am addicted. You can ask any of my friends and they’ll tell you that I’ve been an addict for quite sometime now. I’m not ashamed to say it, maybe my testimony will help somebody else out there. I mean, how else can you explain …

Bob the Builder

Bobbbb the builder! Can we fix it?! Bobbbbb the builder! Yes we can! –Y’all remember this cartoon? *Ahem* Clearly Bob has never tried to fix a relationship. You can fix a lot of things, but some things are just irreparable. My question/rant for today is about “fixing” relationships. Let me state that I think you …

Transparency… or Lack Thereof

As you get older and experience life, you learn a lot about yourself. What you like annnnd… what you don’t like. *Cue Chief Keef¬†That’s that ish I don’t like* In relationships: A lying nigga, that’s that shit I don’t like./ A cheating nigga, that’s that shit I don’t like./ A lazy nigga, that’s that shit …

Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut, Sometimes You Don’t

“We don’t wanna neva end…you walking out you walking back again… I don’t done took your heart boy, held it up for ransom…Ain’t tryna be cocky, I got yo heart in my pocket.” -Future, feat. Kelly Rowland My rant for today is on “off again/on again relationships”. If you’ve never been in one yourself, I’m …

She’s Always Right, He’s Never Wrong…

Sooooo, men commonly argue that “a woman always thinks she’s right” and blah blah blah. Well, I’ve got news for you guys. Men are the EXACT same way. Lemme explain. There are very few men who regularly admit that they are wrong and then apologize. Now don’t get this confused with him apologizing, because men …

You Can’t Handle the Truth!

So folk always talmbout how they want a relationship filled with honesty. Honesty in my opinion is highly overrated.To keep it one hundred withcha, I can only handle so much honesty, I’m too damn sensitive to know the truth all of the time. I can admit that. The problem is, the female you’re dealing with …

Entitlement vs. Ownership… Side Chicks.

Sooooo… my thoughts today are on relationships [go figure]. Entitlement vs. Ownership. I want you heaux folk to understand the difference, because there most definitely is one. Both make you feel like you have some sort of claims, when in reality you may not. I’ll give you some examples: Entitlement: When you’ve invested so much …

Bitter Women vs. Hurt Men

Two words: Double. Standard. Men be sooooooo quick to scrutinize a hurt woman; said woman is usually in one of a few predicaments: She’s been hurt and still coping [bitter] She’s been hurt and doesn’t know how to cope [bitter] She’s been hurt and currently getting hurt [bitter] Men will tear apart a bitter woman, …

The Next Oprah Angelou

This is not a drill. Let me tell you just how sick I am of being mediocre despite how much I just wanna be great. I am one of the underdogs. One of the unlucky individuals that should not have made it to where I am. Single parent home. Absent father. One of twelve [total]. …