Who Decides What “Making Love” Is?

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 Share on Tumblr It’s Monday night, and we are in the midst of a big time snow day here in the northeast. That’s right, if you reside in a city in this vicinity then your city will be cuff city for a couple days. What better time to have a little fun with this topic. […]

The Death Of Cheap Dates: Why We Should Appreciate Dates In 2015

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 Share on Tumblr   This post today is partially inspired by Dr. J. About a week ago he let off a series of tweets about dating. I won’t quote them all but the gist of the tweets are that none of us should be caught complaining about someone being cheap. His stance was that if […]

Can Great Chemistry Not Be Enough?

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 Share on Tumblr You’ve heard most of us writers who give our ideas on relationships speak ad nauseam about having requirements. “What do you look for in someone?” It’s all too common in conversation. I’m of the thought that seeking good chemistry should be at the top of most people’s lists. If anything, it should […]

Why Men Should Enjoy The Holiday Offseason

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 Share on Tumblr Happy new year to everyone, and one time for Stuart Scott! I hope everyone had an enjoyable break or semi-break. I happened to thoroughly enjoy mine minus a couple of nonsensical events. But what’s a holiday season without those right? So now we’re in January and the dust is settled. For the […]

Views From The 6: A Retrospective On Women As My 26th Birthday Approaches

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 Share on Tumblr At this point I am less than a week from my 26th birthday. 25 was a fun year, a progress year. I expect 26 to be more of the same just with some bigger moves to be made. It was my own bright idea to share with my SBM family some thoughts […]

A Guide To First Date Conversations For Men

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 Share on Tumblr This past weekend I had a date night and went to go see “Top Five.” I t was a good time, and the movie fascinated me for a few reasons. None of those reasons really correlate with this post. So maybe another time we’ll get into that. More importantly I’m here to […]

You Are Appreciated: A Letter to Black Women

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 Share on Tumblr Dear Ladies: I depend a lot on current events and hot topics to help put together the pieces that I write. A lot of inspiration I have comes from conversations with people. The second source of inspiration is probably from things going on in social media.  At the core of all of […]

Can Men Ever Successfully Call Women Out?

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 Share on Tumblr Recently I read a Facebook status in which a guy was speaking in retrospect. The following I’ll be pretty much paraphrasing. The man goes on to say that he was curved for being too sophisticated and nice. he says that the man that the woman eventually curved him for was less sophisticated […]

“If Marriage Isn’t The Goal, Why Are You Dating Him/Her?”

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 Share on Tumblr You may or may not have seen the above meme go viral. It’s really nothing new. Every time I see it my mind becomes conflicted. I’m conflicted because on paper, dating with the purpose of marriage is ideal. It’s exactly what many of us would like to do. At the same time, […]

How Leaked Nudes Have Changed The Game For The Worse

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 Share on Tumblr Leaked nudes have hurt the game more than the abundance of stretch “4’s” in the NBA. For anyone not into basketball simply ignore that. But leaked nudes aren’t a new thing. When nudes of famous people were leaked in the past it was sort of special. Not in a sacred way, but […]