Relationships

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...

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....