Your Boyfriend Won’t Replace Your Father

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A woman’s father was designed to be the first man that she’d ever love, though for a multitude of reasons – including divorce, absenteeism, bad parenting, abuse of the relationship, and other factors beyond her control- that may not have been the case. Due to a father’s inability to play his role in his daughter’s […]

The Singles Project : We Aren’t Always Who We Think We Are

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The Singles Project is a new reality show on Bravo. It follows six people from different backgrounds on their dates. It’s all about the proverbial quest to find the right one. I happen to think that through this exercise the hope is that the cast finds out more about themselves too. Today’s post focuses  partly […]

Does Iggy Azalea Really Have The Body That ALL Men Love?

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Check out this excerpt from an article I recently came across below: Thinking about how much attention my family member gained from the guys who’d enter her restaurant made me focus on what they found attractive about her body. She regaled me with stories about how the men would start out acting like gentlemen, but […]

Putting Your Hands on Your Kid Isn’t Love. It’s Lazy.

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I can’t lie, my Twitter and Facebook feeds have confused me the past few days. I know my friends are smart, accomplished, interesting people, and the general reaction to the Adrian Peterson child abuse accusations feels beneath them. Full disclosure: I wasn’t spanked as a child. My mother was, and she believed her experience was […]

No Good Deed Movie Review: 11 Things to Discuss About This Black Thriller

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No Good Deed is not a classic or masterpiece by any means, but entertaining and needed within Hollywood- definitely. It opens the way for more black produced films and star black actors to hold down a solid movie in the box office, it’s not perfect but it didn’t need to be. Idris Elba and Taraji […]

There’s No Middle Ground In Relationships, Either Yes or No

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Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you? There’s a grey area in dating many people get hung up on — a grey area where feelings are ambiguous or one person has stronger feelings than the other. This grey area […]

Why Do Women Choose To Stay?

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In light of the Ray Rice and Janay Palmer [Rice] intimate partner violence that took place in Atlantic City, I was personally moved to contemplate why women choose to stay. In respect for Janay Rice’s privacy and her rights as a victim SBM will not not post or link to the video nor provide pictures […]

Relationships And Relocating, Are You Here For It?

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The older we get the more dimensions are entered into dating. It seems as if when you have all the answers the dating Gods change the questions. I’m a resident of Brooklyn, NY. One of if not the most expensive city to live in, in the United States. New York City is one of the […]

6 Random Things Women Do to Show You They Love You

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There are just some random things women do to show their love for us that we take for granted or just don’t notice. This is just a short ode to the cute dope things that the women beside us do to show their affection, here’s my list: She Needs That “I’m Going to Work” Kiss […]

Practicing The Art of Karrueche

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Let’s talk about the cyclical relationships that women have in a man’s life. The main chick is annoyed at the side piece for trying to steal her man. The side piece is mad at the main chick for actually thinking that she can fully satisfy her man. The main chick and the side piece are […]