Relationships

Shaynah and Dennis: Eleven Years and Counting, Par...

Shaynah was one of the ladies who responded to a request I made for couples to share their stories. I really loved this interview. I hope you enjoy he...
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Not so fast!

Counterpoint to “White Privilege, My Family&...

by Married Black Expat -- I appreciate these examples of White privilege. But unfortunately many crimes committed in the Black community do not result...
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To Heat or not to Heat: That is the Question, Part...

Note: Tweets in this post were used without permission, in order to offer contextual. We are back at it again with this Twitter thread. In case you ne...
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To Heat or Not To Heat: That is the Question, Part...

When Ayanna decides to turn up the heat to 72 degrees, Brianna turns up the heat in her own way....
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Diagnosis: Swirl Apologist Syndrome

Written by Nicole For all the talk we have about black women dating interracially, black women who date and marry out represent a small fraction of th...
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Would you date a man with 22 kids?

Written by Nicole   Since things are still quite serious around these parts, here is a fun little article to bring some levity to the otherwise t...
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Just How Divested are You?

Trigger warning: If you are a fan of Kobe Bryant, Terry Crews, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Nelly, or defending black men in general, maybe sit this ...
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Tips for Surviving Hobosexual Season

Written by Nicole J. Originally published September 2019 – republished because this phenomena is bound to make a reappearance when those stimulu...
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PSA: You are free to be childfree!

Written by Nicole J. Originally published August 2019 In the last few weeks, I wrote about 5 stories about black parenting that went viral recently. T...
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What Does Vetting Mean, Anyway?

Written by Nicole J. Landlords vet potential tenants, employers vet potential employees. In a market where you are the prize to be won (despite what m...
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Cosmic Connections: The Census, The Coronavirus &#...

If in the last two weeks, you’ve scoured your local grocery store for pantry staples, worn a mask out, or had to meditate your way out of another tr...
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Worried About Your Job? Better Get Real About Rela...

Things are crazy, right? And in times like these, when jobs come into question and the Dow is schizophrenic, the claws in the corporate world come out...
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Dan Gasby might as well have killed B Smith #RIP

This is another super long post. I am sorry, but I could not keep my thoughts to 1000 words. As per usual, read the whole thing before you come for my...
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Not Dating Bisexual Men Does Not Make Black Women ...

Disclaimer: This post is a long one. If you are going to start frothing at the mouth because you read the title and a few paragraphs, please save your...
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