marriage

#MaryJBlige: It’s Hypocritically Sexist, But Male Spousal Support Rubs Me The Wrong Way

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If anyone can pull themselves up by their proverbial bootstraps it's certainly a member of the male gender.

Why Black Marriage And Child Bearing Are Reproductive Rights Issues

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I interviewed a group of very successful Black women in 40s and 50s and realized one trend among them: they were never married and none of them had children. Their careers were their lives and most seemed rather proud of that fact. It wasn’t until...

Iman Reveals The Secret To Her 24 Year Long Marriage

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“You have to be at the right time in your life that you’re ready for an everlasting relationship, that it becomes first and a priority in your life,” Iman said in an interview with OWN’s “Where Are They Now” taped shortly before husband David Bowie’s...

Tatyana Ali Announces Upcoming Wedding & Baby!

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Our little Ashley Banks is all grown up! Boy does this make us feel old. Tatyana Ali announced her pregnancy and upcoming marriage to the world on Facebook. And guess where she met her future husband? e-Harmony! Banks and Dr. Vaughn Rasberry, a Howard University grad and...

Iyanla Vanzant Says Relationships Are Not Where We Go To Have Fun, Doesn’t Want To Marry Again

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Many of us are still trying to pinpoint the true purpose of being in a relationship what with all of the power struggle drama, overall sacrifice and no real guarantee the other person won’t wake up one morning and be like, ‘kthanksbye.’ During a recent...

You HAVE to Read Why This Man Says He’ll ‘Never Be His Wife’s Equal’

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When the words, “When men stop relying on the women who love us to do the heavy lifting of partnership,” scrolled across my Twitter timeline with a link attached, I couldn’t help but click on it. I mean, that sentence was so on point I knew I had to...