All In Her Smile

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Misha Tague shared such a cute story of how she met her husband Jason with me, that I decided to share with you in BBW-land. Jason works … [Read more...]

Check Out this ChoNilla Couple: The Nive Nulls

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Where you and your partner are from? Kansas City, MO Both of your age? I'm 24. She's 27. Same birthday, actually.  Fun fact :-) How you … [Read more...]

How Long Should You Hang On to Your Marriage?

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By Jane Brown Do you know how long marriage expert Mort Fertel says you should work on your marriage, once the thought of divorce enters your … [Read more...]

Model Lanisha Cole Fires Back On Haters of Her Non-Black Fiance

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If you've ever watched The Price is Right or Deal or No Deal, you've probably seen Lanisha Cole prancing around the set. With a gorgeous set of legs … [Read more...]

Circles of Support: What Do All These Women Have In Common?

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What do we all have in common? We all love yoga, of course. But that's not all. Each of us are interracially and inter culturally married. Starting … [Read more...]

Why Is Everyone Mad At A “Non-Working” Black Woman?

SAHM, lifestyle, choices, options, family, parenting, marriage, couples, children, finances, aging, society, culture, stereotypes, black women,stay at home black mothers, non working mothers, stay at home parents, women who don't want to work, raising kids, child rearing, tradition, servants, privilege, freedom,

I find that there are few things that piss off black people more than a stay at home black mother. Not stay at home mother, but stay at home BLACK … [Read more...]

You Tried It: On Unsuitable Men Hiding Behind “Feminism”


In my previous article on the whole "gold digger" meme, I said the following: It is really tiring to me when I see people throwing [the word gold … [Read more...]

Yolette and Dustin, Wedded Bliss

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I met Yvette Joseph Burger via Swirling and Marriage.  Yolette submitted some of her gorgeous wedding photos and now I am sharing with you.  I got a … [Read more...]

Lessons From The Hubster: What You Get With a Guy Who Wants to Go Dutch on the First Date

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So The Hubster and I have many a conversation about the the blog's goings on, and I mentioned how a new member of ours, ostensibly a software engineer … [Read more...]

The Sad Story of Sandra Laing: A tale of White Privilege, Rejection and Fetishism

Sophie Okonedo, mixed marriage, culture, relationships, blended families, swirling, Africa, international, documentary, society, sandra laing, apartheid, economics, class, black women, laws, rules, racism,

Have you heard of Sandra Laing? Her story, though originating in apartheid South Africa, will likely resonate with us here.  From the Guardian: The … [Read more...]