dating

Virginia Pastor’s Dating Seminar Stirs Controversy With It’s Touchy Title

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Virginia pastor David-Jamel Williams recently partnered with HBCU Virginia Union to host a dating seminar inspired by his past experiences, but his efforts to enlighten others on the dos and don’ts of relationships have drawn major criticism because of the event’s title—“I Used to Be...

The New York Times Reports The Casual Text is Replacing Casual Sex

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Yesterday I read an article in The New York Times titled, “With Some Dating Apps: Less Casual Sex Than Casual Text.” The article explored how people are making online connections, flirting, sexting, etc., but rarely (if ever) meeting up for actual dates. Huh? Where they...

Are You The Marrying Kind?

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Most women grow up fantasizing about the perfect wedding with the perfect guy but are we still expecting those dreams to be realized or are we buying into expectations that we feel pressured to live up to. Studies show that some people enter into matrimony...

Instagram Page Bye Felipe Calls Out Rude Dudes

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Dating is hard. Really hard. Online dating can be the pits. Having to deal with strangers who send inappropriate and/or sexually charged messages is not only a turnoff, but a true WTF moment. Well enter the Instagram page, Bye Felipe. Bye Felipe is a place...

Dating Is Hard Out Here For A “Poor” Man? One Man Thinks So.

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Yesterday I read this article over at The Root titled, “Well-Traveled, Intelligent Black Man, 34, Seeks ‘Sista’ OK With Him Making Less Money” written by Terrell Jermaine Starr. The framing of this article had me immediately going in with a slight side eye. What sob...

Why “Come Over and Chill” is Not an Appropriate First (or Second…or Third) Date

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So Mr. Handsome (you know, the one from this story) passed the tests of eligible bachelorism and has asked you out on your first date in…God knows how long. As the conversation proceeds, and your head is filled with images of an intimate candlelit dinner...