10 Signs She’s A Lady And Not Just A Girl


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If this is your first time being exposed to my writing, I feel the need to preface this article by saying that probably 80-90% of my blog posts are focused on men and how we, as a gender, can be/do/act better in life and in love. So, save the ‘sexist’ or ‘woman-bashing’ comments please – that is the polar opposite of what JamesMSama.com is about.

Since, though, there has been such a frequency of those types of articles lately, I wanted to turn the tables a bit and discuss the woman of today. The woman who wants the gentleman. The woman who wants to be shown by the right man that we are not all the same. The woman who wants to hold herself to higher standards and be an equal teammate to the man in her life.

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Just like there are standards of conduct to be met in order…

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When the Curtain Opens on a New Stage


The Lipstick Diaries

Sometimes life makes no sense… but sometimes it makes all the sense in the world. Life’s funny like that. Most of my life has consisted of things that are “Riley.” Things that I would have considered the things that made me who I am. Is that true? Absolutely. But those things simply helped shape me… they weren’t me.

Over the past three months, I’ve been traveling on a journey that’s unlike anything I’ve ever experienced before. Going to go ahead and address the elephant in the room here. Recently, I lost one huge aspect of my life- ballet. My life was flipped upside down when my every day schedule of 16 years completely changed. At first, it seemed like the end of the world (and believe me, some days it still does.) I’m not going to into any details here, but sometimes God reveals His plan for your life in…

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Why Are Single Women Blamed For Being Single? — Thought Catalog


William StittI was watching an interview with Yvette Nicole, which she did on the Wendy Williams show, and something she said struck a cord with me. She talked about the pressure placed on women who have reached a certain age and are still single. She talked about how these women are treated as if something…

via Why Are Single Women Blamed For Being Single? — Thought Catalog

via Budget 2017 – Will it deliver for disabled people? — Scope’s Blog


The Budget outlines the Government’s spending priorities for the year. How can the chancellor Philip Hammond make his first budget work for disabled people? Ahead of the Budget next Wednesday (8 March) we’ve been responding the Government’s announcement that they intend to tighten up access to Personal Independence Payments (PIP) following two court rulings which widened access. […]

via Budget 2017 – Will it deliver for disabled people? — Scope’s Blog

This Girl Owns What It Means To Be Confident In Your Own Body — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC


Instagram When it comes to body image, self-love is always the way to go. Just ask Olivia, whose Instagram handle is @selfloveliv. Her social media sites document her recovery from an eating disorder and chronic self-harm. Her pictures scream “body positivity,” including this one: In the left image, she’s wearing shapewear to cover up. In…

via This Girl Owns What It Means To Be Confident In Your Own Body — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

When You Move On From Someone You Thought You Couldn’t Do Without — Thought Catalog


Natalie AllenWhen I said hello to you, I had no idea of the devastation your goodbye would bring. You were my lover and my companion. Ever since I was sixteen, I knew you were my destiny. Yet as young as I was, I knew our story was not one that would last. That did not…

via When You Move On From Someone You Thought You Couldn’t Do Without — Thought Catalog

Are you single on Valentine? — MissTalkaholic


Listening to the Valentine hype at this time of the year can be irritating for some. If you are single, then this day might be the most controversial day of the year for you. But, you can be happy being single even if it’s valentine’s day. Who cares? Remember we have to see every phase…

via Are you single on Valentine? — MissTalkaholic

She’s Skeptical Because She’s Been Hurt So Badly In The Past — Thought Catalog


Brandon Woelfel She asks questions, but those questions are never unfair. She won’t accuse you of cheating when there isn’t any proof. She won’t make you feel like a crappy boyfriend without reason. But sometimes, you’ll catch her crying in the bathroom, as quietly as she can, because she’s hoping you won’t hear. Or you’ll see her…

via She’s Skeptical Because She’s Been Hurt So Badly In The Past — Thought Catalog