Tag Archives: Relationships

Is Marriage Happily Ever After?

Young women around the world dream of love and marriage from an early age. Girls plan out their dream wedding, provide names for their future children, and imagine their prince charming. Recent studies have concluded that these young girls are … Continue reading

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Objectifying Black Female Identity: “Mammies, Matriarchs, and other Controlling Images”

Binary thinking is a concept that helps to explain mammies, matriarchs, and other controlling images placed on Black female identity, (Collins, 2002). These are just a few examples of objectifying relationships. Binary relationships are present in cultural and gender stereotypes. … Continue reading

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Understanding the “Image of God”

The concept of the “image of God” comes from Genesis 1:26-27 which sites: And God said, let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl … Continue reading

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