Regina Boykin is the Founder and CEO of S.W.A.N.S., Inc. established in March of 2016. S.W.A.N.S. ’s mission is to build a solid foundation to ensure growth in all areas for female adolescents between the ages of 16 and 19. Overcoming personal trials which included mental, physical and verbal abuse, Regina has decided to turn her misfortunes into a positive vehicle to assist others in similar situations. She Wants A New Start originated as a … Continue reading Am I Enough – Guest Blogger Regina Boykin
Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him... There Was You! Please note: throughout this blog entry I use "him" interchangeably. What attracted him to you was your strong sense of yourself. It included all of the things you once admired about yourself so deeply... You know...The simple things that required no effort or second thought … Continue reading Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him… There Was You!- Guest Blogger Candace Belin
It's feeling like the black sheep or the last person to be picked for a team. The comparison game begins and in your mind, you're trying to find anything, something to blame. Often times I felt like this in my romantic relationships and friendships. You see why you're the best choice or how it can … Continue reading I Wasn’t the Chosen One, and That’s Ok!
Nothing about this relationship is worth having, but for some reason it's been hard to leave. In this relationship I feel useless, overlooked, and insecure. I am constantly walking with trembling legs because I never know what is coming next. This relationship has been abusive mentally and emotionally. I have never in my life felt … Continue reading I’m Ending My Relationship
I know we all had our fair share of moments when we did not want to apologize because, let's be real you wasn't really trying to let go of your pride. I'm not exempt either and I have to say that there were a lot of things I had to apologize for which humbled the … Continue reading I Can Apologize Because I’m Humbled
I woke up today for prayer at 6:30am, and God knows I really didn't want to sacrifice my sleep. But I knew that there had been things troubling my spirit and we needed to talk. I got up, called in for prayer and I sat silent. For the past two weeks, I've been silent with … Continue reading How God “checked” Me
I am sure we all have some experiences of being involved in toxic relationships that were difficult to get rid of. Not by force, but because we actually LOVED those relationships. I know it may sound crazy to love something that is not good for you -the truth is we do it every day. From … Continue reading Toxic Relationships That We Love