Are You Worthy Of Being Committed To?

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 Share on Tumblr There’s a funny irony when you’re a writer who enjoys writing about relationships and dating. How could someone with all these wide perspectives still be a “single black male?” I’ve always thought that if you’re in the business of sharing perspective then it’s all good. Like Charles Barkley says, “There are no […]

She Got Body Part 3: Is There A Line Between Thick And “Fat?”

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 Share on Tumblr So about two months ago I was heavily into a reality show on Lifetime called “Big Women, Big Love.” I was fascinated by it and many of you who follow my work know my interest in alternative reality shows. This show examined the plight of plus sized women which the world would […]

She Got Body Part 2: You With All Those “Curves”…

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 Share on Tumblr This is part two of the “She Got Body” series here on SBM. Part one was last week and covered the topic of women who were late bloomers and became “finer” as they got older. Give that a look here. This week I wanted to speak on a different aspect of body […]

She Got Body: Back Then They Didn’t Want Me…

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 Share on Tumblr “She Got Body” is a three part series I’m beginning today. In this series I’ll give one black man’s opinion on different topics concerning body image in today’s society. Throughout the series I’ll do my damnedest to be sensitive to most feelings. I can’t please everyone, but I think there are some […]

Do Men Need To Show More Affection?

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 Share on Tumblr Men and affection will always be a topic of conversation. The relationship between how we show affection and our age group plus societal influences will always have it’s relevance. Recently I read a tweet from a young lady I follow on Twitter. I consider her to be a pretty sharp girl and […]

Fellas, STOP Being Thirsty In The Club

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 Share on Tumblr It’s over ladies and gentlemen, it’s all over. NYC is getting back to normal after an eventful NBA All Star Weekend. It was personally fun for me being that I was about eight years old the last time New York hosted the All Star game. The plan for my weekend was simple. […]

No Valentine? NO PROBLEM!

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 Share on Tumblr It’s that time of year again. Tweets of bitterness of conversations of $200.00 dates can only mean one thing! It is Valentine’s Day season. Three days from you reading this I am anticipating that you’ll be occupied exactly how you wish to be. Valentine’s Day is arguably one of the most polarizing […]

Can We Date Friends Successfully?

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 Share on Tumblr “When was the first time you fell in love with hip-hop?” The dynamics of a heterosexual friendship are almost endless. They are intriguing as they involve  this unspoken code of parameters to follow. Now if you’re a regular reader of my writing then you may know I love a good reality show. […]

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 […]