Whores & Wives XXVII

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX,XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI “Barnard promised not to say anything until I’ve had a chance to talk to Derrick Michael.” I said twirling my coils with my index finger, trying to figure out a way to ask Ameya to upend her life and custody of my kids. “Good.” She sipped a homemade … Continue reading Whores & Wives XXVII

Whores & Wives XXVI

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX,XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV Barnard’s reaction to the news of Catina being his daughter lulled me into a false sense of courage. Before I knew it, I’d accepted Dr. Sanchez’s offer to speak with the detective she’d brought in. Soon after, I was sitting in her office telling this…stranger…everything I knew, and a … Continue reading Whores & Wives XXVI

Whores & Wives XXV

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX,XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV “I wish you were here to tell me what to do…” I took another swig from Carmen’s engraved flask and continued spilling my soul. “…you knew how to handle stuff like this. You know how to make things better.”                 I sat atop of Carmen’s grave, nothing but the … Continue reading Whores & Wives XXV

Whores & Wives XXIV

Previously on Whores & Wives:  I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII “I can’t continue to go on like this; living these lies, navigating these webs of deception….my life is falling apart!” I sobbed in Dr. Sanchez’s office. “Well, we knew this was coming. We tried to tackle it head on, but it’s okay that we did not. It’s too late … Continue reading Whores & Wives XXIV

Whores & Wives XXIII

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX , XXI, XXII She eyed me seductively, tracing her tongue across her top lip as if sizing me up for a meal. “DEEP…tissue…massage.” I allowed my lips to brush against her … Continue reading Whores & Wives XXIII

Whores & Wives XXII

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX , XXI "It’s a simple question, Derrick. Is Sondra your child or not?” Derrick’s face turned red and his top lip began to sweat. He only did that when he … Continue reading Whores & Wives XXII

The Partially True, Kinda Exaggerated, Mostly Fictional, Coming to Terms Story of a Bipolar Black Lesbian who Loves God ( and who may or may not be named #TristaDaniell)🤷🏾‍♀️

My first crush was a grown ass woman. I didn't know a thing about lesbians or gay people, but I knew I liked the curves of this woman's body in a way that the other girls didn't. I also instinctively knew not to say a damn thing about it to anyone. I didn't feel anything … Continue reading The Partially True, Kinda Exaggerated, Mostly Fictional, Coming to Terms Story of a Bipolar Black Lesbian who Loves God ( and who may or may not be named #TristaDaniell)🤷🏾‍♀️

Whores & Wives XXI

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX  What do you do when your child cries to you that she doesn’t want to involve the police because she doesn’t want to be the poster child for a child … Continue reading Whores & Wives XXI

Whores & Wives XX

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX “STOP THIS FOOLISHNESS RIGHT NOW!” Our father’s voice boomed above the madness. I hadn’t noticed he’d entered the room since I was in the process of breaking a lamp over my … Continue reading Whores & Wives XX

Whores & Wives XIX

Previously on Whores & Wives: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII “Bitch! You lyin!” Catina flew across the room towards her sister with such aggression that I almost hesitated to intervene. I’d never seen her this mad, and I certainly hadn’t heard her use that … Continue reading Whores & Wives XIX