Relationships

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 Nicole J. I came across two donation campaigns this weekend, featuring black women with their white partners, on Simone56’s Facebook page...
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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 Nicole J. Rohan Marley, son of the legendary Bob Marley, got married to his Brazilian bride Barbara Fialho, back in March. And like anythin...
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How can I get back in the dating game after a 20-y...

I ran across your post and decided to ask a few questions. My 45th birthday is coming up and I wanted to start dating again. I have been divorced for ...
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How do I date as an introverted black woman?

Thanks for submitting your questions, readers! See below for my response 🙂 I live in Washington, DC.  I have been out of the dating scene for over...
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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 Nicole J. Now more than ever, the relationship choices made by black women are pretty much a political statement. But there is no relations...
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Ancestry.com Ad and the Curious Case of Faux Outra...

Written by Nicole J. The controversial Ancestry.com ad featuring a black woman and white man in love in the time of slavery days has been removed and ...
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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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“If you’re so happy swirling, why do y...

Written by Nicole J. I had the honor of having one of my blogs reposted on Lipstick Alley, a gossip site that largely caters to black women. It even w...
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Dear Black Women: Never Accept Struggle Dates!

Written by Nicole J. In this age of social media, there is no shortage of material to write about. Since I frequently write about the unique experienc...
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Secret Rule to Meet Men

Written by Saran Lawson It’s crowded in the Mexican Restaurant the day we decided to patronize. This place is standing room only. Of course, the...
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