Relationships

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...

Phaedra and Apollo: When Do You Stop Standing By Your Man?

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta made its long-awaited return Monday night and no time was wasted when it came to the couple of the moment – Phaedra and Apollo. The tension was apparent from the start, confirming the rumors that swirled all summer that these...

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...

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...

Open Thread: Does He Resent Your Success?

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The next time you get a feeling that your boo isn’t as happy about your achievements as he should be, it might not just be in your head. According to recent study, you experiencing success can lead to a blow in your partner’s self-esteem —...