With her passion for writing, McDonough aims to write pieces that resonates with all people. She takes pride in writing pieces that not only educate readers, but inspires them as well. Her published articles can be  seen on ESSENCE Magazine, Madame Noire, Elite Daily and XONecole where she currently serves as lifestyle and culture writer.     

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July 6, 2018

In xoNecole's Our First Year series, we take an in-depth look at love and relationships between couples with an emphasis on what their first year of marriage was like.

The real life love story of Tommy and Codie Oliver is just as precious as the ones seen on their OWN s...

May 25, 2018

According to Oxford dictionary, the word boundary is defined as, a dividing line which marks the limits of an area. In simpler terms, it’s the line boldly set s

May 8, 2018

Let's face it, this generation could stand to learn a thing or two about real love, genuine commitment, and creating a solid foundation with someone. While we'

April 27, 2018

Look down any fashion runway, flip through the pages of your favorite magazine or turn on any commercial on your television screens and we'll notice one common

April 20, 2018

Let social media tell it, everyone is cheating. Every time we scroll down our timelines or turn on our televisions, we are faced with yet another cheating scand

April 20, 2018

The success of actress and comedian, Tiffany Haddish has been a long time coming. Haddish who has a painful background in foster care, loads of heartache, and

April 20, 2018

“He has potential. But I can fix him?” Sound familiar? I’m almost certain most women are guilty of having dated at least one man based solely off of the potenti

March 30, 2018

What’s it called when you don’t want to romantically claim someone as your own, but don’t want anyone else to have them either? Mental illness.It’s about time w

March 21, 2018

In this overly complicated dating generation we live in, we ignore clear red flags about our current partners far too often. Blinded by lust, we mistakenly labe

March 21, 2018

How many times have we been asked an uncomfortable request from someone, where we automatically feel the pressure to say yes? Whether it’s a favor you can’t qui

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