The Travel Bug and Why I’m Okay With Being &...

Anyone else here tired of being told that the reason they’re still single is that they’re too picky? Yeah, I thought so. I’ve been hearing this ...
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Toni and Jay – Patience, Love and Respect

Toni, 53, describes Jay, 49, as “laid back, kind, not afraid trying new things and has a great work ethic. He’s much more conservative than I am. ...
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Jim and Allie – Timing Is Everything

Allie, 46, and Jim, 44, met 23 years ago, when she was a recently-graduated student at the Coast Guard training center where Jim taught. At the time, ...
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Jeff and Renée – A Relationship That Was Wo...

Sometimes, it’s just worth giving your online dating account one last look before you close up shop. That was definitely the case for Jeff, 54, and ...
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Beacons of Beauty: Black Women Who Travel

I’m friends with a lot of black women who travel or live internationally, so I’m not surprised that a Yahoo! Travel article, titled, “In Spain, ...
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Andrew and Brooke – A “Perfect For Us&...

You know how Christelyn’s always telling the college-aged folks to take every advantage of the dating pool at their respective universities because ...
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Kelly and Vallina – Put No Limits On Love

Vallina, 45, jokingly calls herself a cougar. She met her husband, Kelly, 41, on interracialdatingcentral.com. They probably wouldn’t have met if Ke...
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Dating Men Over 40: What’s the Big Differenc...

I spend a good 45 minutes of my morning, five days a week, on an elliptical machine or stair-climber at my local gym. Usually, there’s a book of som...
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Michael and Kemi – A BB&W Google+ Commu...

If you’ve been hanging out in the Beyond Black & White Google+ community over the last couple months, you got to witness this love connection go...
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Throwing Signs: Letting Him Know You’re Open...

Stalemates suck, don’t they? For every guy who’s asking, “How can I tell if the woman I’m interested in is open to dating non-black men?...
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Overcoming Ambivalence to Make Room for the Love Y...

Does anyone else struggle with what to say when people ask the dumb, “Why is a pretty girl like you still single?” question? I usually have an ars...
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Tracy and Adiaya – Chasing Dreams Together

Everyone, meet Tracy and Adiaya. Tracy reached out to us because he wanted to share his story.   I was born Vallejo, CA, and am 40 years old. Adi...
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