Relationships

#HotepRepellent: Dating Tips for ‘Woke AF’ Black Women

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Black women were armed, black women were dangerous and the less money they had the deadlier the weapon they chose. pic.twitter.com/4OKQDPKbrP — 1-800-WOKE-AF (@gloed_up) January 6, 2016 As a 26-year-old black woman, I think us ladies deserve a moment of praise. Not only are black...

Netflix Study Outlines The Major Keys To A Successful Relationship Just In Time For V-Day

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A Netflix study published Thursday shows that what you’re watching has an impact on your love life. That’s right. You binge watching all 83 seasons of Grey’s Anatomy isn’t just affecting you and your respective tear ducts. The study, in which Netflix directly asked users...

14 Ways Black Men Can Be Better Allies in 2016

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Every year, new ideas are introduced to our society with hopes that we create a more inclusive culture that raises the voices and concerns of marginalized groups– making all spaces more inclusive and equitable. Of course, such attempts are often met with backlash from dominant...

Is Mo’Nique Right That People Only Criticize Her Open Marriage Because They Don’t Find Her Attractive?

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Though open marriages are becoming a bit more commonplace, most people still frown upon this type of union. When it comes to her open marriage though, Mo’Nique thinks the criticism she and her husband Sidney receive has little to do with people’s respect for the traditional sanctity of...

#WasteHisTime2016: What If Women Reclaimed The Word Jaded?

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Bitch, bossy, these are just some of the words women have taken ownership of in the past few years and flipped into powerful descriptors of a woman about her business. But when it comes to our romantic lives, maybe it’s time to reclaim another term that...

Open Thread: How Do You Map Relationship Boundaries On Social Media?

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We’ve all witnessed the implosion of relationships on social media. There’s glaring signs, like deleting kissing photos, exchanging subliminal statuses, and secretly updating relationship statuses from “in a relationship” to “single.” Knowing that social media platforms offer ringside access to the rise and declines of...