Relationships

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...

Why I Don’t Pay For Dates As A Black Woman

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I absolutely refuse to even touch my wallet while on a date with a man and I think that most Black women should do the same. However, this wasn’t always the case. As a 26-year-old Black woman, in the past, the fact that I always...

The 18 Questions Black Women Should Ask All Men While Dating

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Dating is quite tricky, especially for heterosexual black women. With the prevailing stereotypes of the “angry black woman,” many of us don’t like to be too forward or ask too many questions out of fear that they may seem pushy and turn a man off....

Tasha Smith Advises Women to Run Background Checks on Potential Mates

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Tasha Smith is fresh off an annulment and is giving some sage advice to women when it comes to a potential mate. Two words: background check. Had Smith done one she would have known that her then-husband had been married and divorced several times, and...

Should You Return Your Significant Other’s Kidney If You Fall Out Of Love? Twitter Weighs In

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NG Trends posted an advice column article titled “My Girlfriend Donated a Kidney to Me But I’m Not in Love Anymore. What Do I Do?” and now all of Twitter is offering up their opinions and to no one’s surprise, memes. A reader wrote in...

Men Suck: Can We Please Address That Fact Now?

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Men as a demographic suck. Of course, not all men. Just many. And let’s establish something from the jump, right now: this post is not meant to be anti-male or male bashing. So, in order to establish how precisely I can plainly state “men as...