Thriving

Why Saying, “You Aaaiight” Can Be So D...

Honey, if a man you're dating refuses to tell you that you are beautiful TO HIM, dump him, do not look back. ...
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Like Bees to Honey: Be Charming…It’s T...

Have you ever been in the company of a person that made you feel instantly at ease? The way you interact with them is almost like you are familiar wit...
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“Clutch” Gets it Right…White Fem...

We've been battling this issue for months. Many of us (including myself) believe that most white feminists don't give a crap about black women and gir...
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Legal Loan Sharking: Why You Should Avoid Payday L...

No matter how many times you see the commercials, just don't do it!...
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Becoming Kerry Gabrielle Michelle

Some women have "it" and some just don't. By "it" I mean the motivation, willpower, and means to become women who everyone admires, emulates, and reve...
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Damaged vs. Damaged Beyond Repair vs. Work-in-Prog...

Question: What are some other ways to differentiate between someone who is "damaged beyond repair" and a "work in progress"?...
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A Self-Proclaimed ‘DBR’ Black Woman Re...

"Admitting this openly is something that I wouldn’t normally do, but I guess I felt it had to be said openly to someone in the hopes of preventing o...
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SOCIAL GRACES 201: Home Gathering Raises Your Rela...

Small, intimate gatherings give an excellent opportunity for the single men to observe your domestic skills in entertaining and interacting as a hoste...
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What Ever Happened to Character Building?

Elegance gives the basic building blocks....
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Black Women Scare You? Get Real!

Is it fair when people, men in particular, express fear of black women?...
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Letter From a BB&W Reader: “I don’t ...

"I am relatively new to your website and blog. I think most of your readers are young women and men. I wished there was a website like yours in my 2...
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Triple Consciousness and the Black Woman

It is a strange lot to be a black woman in American society. She was brought to this country to be an unpaid worker, a concubine and a broodmare. Her ...
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What Tony Goldwyn means for Black women

No, I am not talking about his breath-snatching, deliciously passionate scenes with Kerry Washington as President Fitzgerald Grant on the TV show, Sca...
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Are Black Women ‘In’ Right Now?

From Michelle Obama to Kerry Washington to Beyonce, black women are LITERALLY taking over everything. And it is pretty darn awesome....
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