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Black Women Dating Older Men: Don’t Be Afraid To Tell Them “Pay My Bills, Thanks”

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While dating, there is one (often left unstated) rule that gives men far too much freedom and power: Men are entitled to seek out younger women, but have no obligation to date older women. As a 26-year-old single Black woman who frequents dating websites, I...

Here is How Personality Tests Could Save Your Relationship

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Disagreements and fights in a relationship many times involve harping on the habits your partner has that don’t exactly jive with yours. “If only you weren’t so unthoughtful!” you may say. Or, “You’re not being logical!” But what if you could go into it understanding...

Women Need To Stop Telling Men Lies About Sex

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I am absolutely tired of the charade that is masculine sexuality. And I am also thoroughly fed up with the women who continue to protect fragile male egos in the bedroom with lies and stroking. This is a problem of epidemic proportions and we have...

A Black Woman’s Rant On America Currently Sucking

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We are at a real low point in American history. As a Black woman who loves writing social commentary, it is really affecting my ability to do my work. The politics, the culture, the economic situation of the country? All of it is really depressing,...

Does Being Single For Too Long Ruin Your Potential For A Successful Relationship?

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“Do you think living on your own for too long is bad for you?” That was one of those kinds of questions my best friend asked me that I hate the most — the kind that makes me reexamine my own life while I assess...

Just What We Need In 2016, A Dating App That Lets You Choose Matches By Skin Tone And Hair Texture

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The paper bag test lives on in digital form, thanks to a dating app for black people titled Smoochr and, sadly, the creators aren’t the least bit shy or ashamed about their divisive creation. On its homepage, the app boldly invites users to “Discover Black...