marriage

Jason and Colette: Player One and Player Two

Colette took me up on my offer to e-mail me about her love story. She and Jason met in the most amazing way. I hope you love hearing about their seven...
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Just Married: Mark and Balenda

Mark and Balenda are celebrating their July 2019 marriage with an article feature on Beyond Black and White. Enjoy their journey towards marriage and ...
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Kelli and Jim: He Found Her in the Paper, Part 1

Kelli and Jim are our newest couple feature on the blog. When you speak to them, it is like you have known them forever. I hope you enjoy reading abou...
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Dan Gasby might as well have killed B Smith #RIP

This is another super long post. I am sorry, but I could not keep my thoughts to 1000 words. As per usual, read the whole thing before you come for my...
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Hypergamy and Leveling Up in Everyday Life

What does hypergamy mean to you? Side Effects May Vary I notice that people have a rather varying views of hypergamy and leveling up. That is absolute...
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Three Things We Can Leave Behind in 2019

It is 2020! I want to wish you a Happy New Year! May all of life’s blessings come to you and your family. May this be your best year yet! As I m...
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Loni Found her Love: Swirling on The Real, Part 2

The Struggle is Real In my last article, I did a breakdown on the first part of The Real’s interracial dating conversation last week. I thought that...
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Finding Your Rainbeau: Loni Speaks, Part 1

It Gets Real I have been watching episodes of The Real for quite some time. I started watching shortly after Tamar left, and, occasionally, I will go ...
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Question of the Week: Why Do You Swirl?

I recently noticed a rather lengthy post from one of our male followers. I thought that I would share his post, with permission. I hope that you enjoy...
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Pink Pill Dosage: Interview takeaways, Part 1

It has been an amazing journey writing for this blog. It still doesn’t quite seem real. Now that we have gone through a few couples on the blog, I t...
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Netrea and Gary: College Sweethearts, Part 1

Netrea and Gary recently responded to a request I made on social media, for couples to share their stories. We had a great conversation. I hope you en...
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How to Shoot Your Shot with A’leia and  Dav...

I met A’leia and David through a mutual Facebook group, and became a fan of their YouTube channel. I’ve included the link below. (Be sure to watch...
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S. Helena’s Ideal Man, Part 3

This interview is the third installment of my conversation with S. Helena. In this piece, she shares on her ideal man and gives us some tips on dating...
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S. Helena and Naveen’s Challenges and Triumphs, ...

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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