Relationships

Carrie: When You’re About to Mess Up a Reall...

By Carrie Thompson A dimly lit bar in Larchmont Village. I entered with the outfit and the intent, to grab something hot and bring it home with me. I ...
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What Can We Learn from Meaghan Markle?

Meghan Markle, the daughter of a black American mother from Compton, is about to marry into the highest class there is. But with a complicated history...
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Video: Zachary Swartz Talks Asian Men Dating Black...

I had the pleasure to interview Zachary Schwartz, the Eurasian author of the viral article, Inside the ‘Asian Men Black Women’ Dating Scen...
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My Take on the Issa Rae Kerfuffle: She’s Rig...

Yesterday, Twitter was atwitter about a theory Insecure star, Issa Rae, posited in her book, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. She said black...
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Why is ‘Black Media’ Trying to Scare B...

You already know the answer to that. So…I recently got into the muck of Media Take Out to see what half-truths and gossip were being reported ab...
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Destiny’s Child Group Member, Michelle Willi...

People magazine reported today that Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child is engaged to Chad Johnson, a minister and professional sports chaplin....
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Girl…You Ain’t Special.

Over the last couple of weeks, I have faced what has become commonplace at my position–betrayal. It has happened so often that my husband and I ...
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New Show Seeks Atlanta Daters Facing Challenges

I received a call today from a casting producer who is working on an interesting show in the Atlanta area. It’s about couples having challenges ...
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Video: Why You Keep Striking Out with Black Women

Last week I had a conversation with a young man who has recently directed his romantic interest towards black women he is meeting online. He told me t...
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My First YouTube LIVE Since the Change…

Lots of changes, but all to the good. Be sure to subscribe here. Follow Christelyn on Instagram and Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube channel. And...
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QOTW: “When Does the Age Thing Get Ridiculou...

Got a letter from a follow of this blog (not the man pictured here) with a question about age and online dating. Thought this is a good time to get al...
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How Star Jones Pink Pilled Her Wedding This Time A...

In 2004, the New York Post described Star Jones as a bridezilla who used her upcoming nuptials to Al Reynolds as a marketing and sponsorship opportun...
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17 Percent of Americans Still Think It’s 195...

Not sure why this article was framed this way, but Newsweek just reported that YouGov conducted a poll asking (amongst other things) how people viewe ...
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Video Response from Marie Claire Writer Who Said &...

I  got the opportunity to ask Tiffanie Drayton, author of the much-discuss article, Marriage is Not for Black Women, published in Marie Claire Magazi...
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