Be Clear

Fellas, it’s 2018 and there’s no reason not to keep it 100% honest with women! No more misleading a woman into believing that you actually want to be with her when you just want sex. Be honest and upfront from the very start. You know where your are mentally, what you can give and ultimately […]

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Dating 9 to 5

These days, finding the right partner has become a full-time job, but there’s one question that remains: Where are the benefits? You meet someone, exchange text conversations, and the engage in a couple of phone calls. Everything seems great, so you decide to move things forward and go on a date. Each of you suggests […]

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5 Ways of Getting Your Lover to Open Up

You finally did it! You found someone who has made it past the obligatory first date. Past the butterflies in the stomach. The sweaty palms. You have had the conversation about family and aspirations. Hopes and dreams. Do you want to be married? Children? Now you have graduated to a few lingering, longing looks and […]

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I’m Finally Prepared

Now that I’ve found who I’d say is undoubtedly my soul mate and the best thing to ever happen to me in life, I can honestly say that God doesn’t make mistakes. Back when I was 25 years old I thought, “Hey, you got a Master’s, you’re making good money, and life seems to be […]

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Hall Pass

After years of living in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, I’ve learned that it’s truly the mecca of single, attractive and progressive-minded women of color. If you take a survey, there is clearly a noticeable difference in the number of single, educated women in comparison to single, educated men. There are plenty of factors that […]

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Where’s Boaz?

Many of us have seen the countless articles on statistics regarding black women and marriage. I don’t need numbers to highlight my daily experiences. I’m a 34-year-old black woman. I am single and so are many of my friends. We are a part of the percentage of educated black single women. We are also successful, […]

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Why you Should Never Assume with Men

Having strong feelings, spending a considerable amount of time together, having sex, meeting the parents, etc. are not indicative of exclusivity. You go to the movies, meet for happy hour and have even gone on a few quick weekend trips. It’s the perfect relationship until you find out he is also having that type of […]

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No Sex

As dinner concludes, I sit back in full disbelief of the woman that “Keisha” presents herself to be. Even though this is our fourth date, I truly feel as though our relationship is heading in the right direction. After finishing off my glass of wine, I get up to assist her in cleaning the kitchen. “What […]

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Blurred Lines

It’s very important to effectively communicate when you’re in a relationship. As you develop an understanding of one another, finding a resolution to conflict should gradually become easier. Cultivating a relational bond with someone should provide you with the necessary information to either progress or cut ties. Arguing back and forth between one another doesn’t […]

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I Just Came Here to Find a Husband: Part 2

As a man, there are certain things on a woman’s behalf that I truly can’t identify with or speak on. One of those things includes a woman’s desire of wanting to become a wife. As I read Ayana’s interview, she assisted in helping me understand the other side of things. She expressed not only her […]

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