Relationships

Dear Penny: What tips do you have for a marriage m...

Dear Penny, I wanted to ask a question about getting back into the dating game after a long hiatus. What’s the best way to start dating again after ...
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Pink Pill Spotlight: Naomi’s Dating Strategy, Pa...

In this interview, we are concluding our first Pink Pill Spotlight. We are diving deeper into black women’s experiences dating abroad and the best s...
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Samantha and Freddie: He Knew From the First Date ...

I was delighted to interview Samantha and on her relationship with Freddie. Their relationship will be the first “blatino” couple we feature. I ho...
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Trini and Jay’s Love, Part 2

Today’s article continues on our spotlight a new couple, Trini and Jay. Trini was so kind as to speak with me about her 26-year marriage to Jay. Thi...
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Introducing Trini and Jay, Part 1

Today’s article is focused on a new couple, Trini and Jay. Fun fact: She is actually a writer on this site! Trini was so kind as to speak with me ab...
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Couple Crush! Katie and Philippe: A Strong and Uni...

In this article, we will continue to share the story of our first couple from France. Thank you, Katie and Philippe, for doing this interview with me....
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Couple Crush! Katie and Philippe: He Found His Bla...

In this article, we will welcome our first couple from France. Katie  has graciously agreed to discuss her marriage with Philippe. I hope you enjoy t...
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What’s so bad about a pink d**k?

Please note: This blog contains vulgar slang referring to male and female genitals. If you have delicate sensitivities, you’ve been warned.   B...
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Trini and Jay’s Relationship Building

What challenges have you faced?  I have one crazy sibling who I feel is ‘Americanized’ in not necessarily the ‘best’ way. Other than that, wi...
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Six Reasons Black Women Should Avoid HBCU’s

  Ah…I remember the movie, School Daze. Spike Lee did an excellent job displaying the dynamics of colorism between sororities and how frate...
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S. Helena and Naveen, It was Fate

I had the opportunity to interview S. Helena on her three-year marriage with Naveen. Some of you may remember her from one of Christelyn’s in-depth ...
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For Father’s Day: A Tale of Two Patriarchs

Two famous men died recently, from similar illnesses, at similar ages, both in California hospitals, and I couldn’t help but notice some similaritie...
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8 Ways Black Fathers Fail Their Children

For many black people, Father’s Day is a tough day to deal with. Whether their father was absent their whole life, or was present, but wasn’t a go...
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Pink Pill Spotlight: Naomi’s Take, Part 2

In this interview, we will be continuing our first Pink Pill Spotlight. We will explore tips and tricks while on the date. Many thanks to Naomi for su...
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