Relationships

Loving Day Appreciation Thread!

It’s that time again, where we reflect on the two people, Richard and Mildred Loving, who made it possible for American black women (and the res...
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Pink Pill for College Girls: Your Degree CAN Keep ...

Written by Penelope Farthing In the dating world, a fairly common question black women get asked is “what do you bring to the table?”, often by me...
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Pink Pill Spotlight: Meet Naomi

In this interview, we will be conducting our first Pink Pill Spotlight. While recent interviews have featured women, who are married or dating, this i...
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Colorism: Are We Overplaying It?

Before I get into the meat of this blog, let me address a few things: Do I believe colorism is real? Yes. Do I believe colorism is a problem in the Bl...
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A Discussion on the Modern Interracial Community: ...

Written by Saran Lawson I was a part of a discussion on modern interracial dating. The discussion touched on groups created online such as Facebook as...
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Not all swirling is successful: A Tale of Two Sist...

Written by Penelope Farthing I came across two donation campaigns this weekend, featuring black women with their white partners, on Simone56’s Faceb...
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Attraction or Self Hate?

Written by Saran Lawson This subject is a little sensitive in the Interracial Dating community. So, I’m going to handle it as delicately as I can. I...
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Lessons to learn from Rohan Marley’s recent ...

Written by Penelope Farthing Rohan Marley, son of the legendary Bob Marley, got married to his Brazilian bride Barbara Fialho, back in March. And like...
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Dear Penny: How can I get back in the dating game ...

Written by Penelope Farthing Dear Penny, I ran across your post and decided to ask a few questions. My 45th birthday is coming up and I wanted to star...
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Dear Penny: How do I date as an introverted black ...

Written by Penelope Farthing Thanks for submitting your questions, readers! See below for my response 🙂 Dear Penny, I live in Washington, DC.  I h...
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What Lurks Beneath: Why More Women are Choosing In...

Written by Saran Lawson There is little to no argument that women have changed in the last several decades. We have become more health conscious and w...
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Common Anti-Swirling Scare Tactics and Potential R...

Written by Penelope Farthing Now more than ever, the relationship choices made by black women are pretty much a political statement. But there is no r...
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Ancestry.com Ad and the Curious Case of Faux Outra...

Written by Penelope Farthing The controversial Ancestry.com ad featuring a black woman and white man in love in the time of slavery days has been remo...
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Ancestry.com Risks it All with Slave-Era IR Romanc...

So…a birdie showed me this… While I’m not sure who this couple is (I Googled her; nada). But the idea of investigating whether these...
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