How Do We Help The Friend That Won’t Listen?

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 Share on Tumblr By now you’ve heard about this little pop tart moment Chris Brown had on Monday. If you’re not familiar, take a quick look a  post on Madame Noire here. In a nutshell the ladies of the talk show “The Real” on Fox were having a roundtable discussion about  what they called “inter-friend-tions.” […]

Why Being In Love Shouldn’t Feel The Same Every Time

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 Share on Tumblr “I Think I fall in love a little bit with anyone who shows me their soul. This world is so guarded and fearful. I appreciate rawness so much.” The above quote was “screenshotted” by me from instagram. It speaks almost directly to what I’d like to get into today. I have become […]

What Is Dating Like For a “Fat Girl”?

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 Share on Tumblr Before everyone gets their panties in a bunch, let me explain. Comedian Louis C.K. has a new(ish) sitcom called, Louie. In this sitcom, which is funny to me because I like Louis C.K. a whole lot but I can understand why not everyone is watching it, there is a Fat Girl soliloquy. […]

7 Tips On Dating Older Women

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 Share on Tumblr I ain’t going to lie to y’all there’s been many of times where I dated up in age. It’s actually not a bad idea from a dating standpoint. Long term you may find it difficult if you have different goals in life. You have to keep in mind she might be further […]

Is Your Girl On Your Team Or Are You On Hers?

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 Share on Tumblr There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to decide to put away childish things and focus on manly things. While this may seem like it has to do with maturity, it has nothing to do with maturity at all. It’s about avoiding falling into pitfalls in life that […]

Why Men Hate Dates: The Dishonest Woman

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 Share on Tumblr We’re finally past the lovey dovey hoopla that Valentine’s Day offers up. It’s well documented that I enjoy the vibe of the holiday. You all got a little look into some dates I’ve went on in past holidays. What we all witnessed last week were great acts of love. Instagram was overloaded […]

How A Man Can Avoid The Friend-Zone

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 Share on Tumblr Men get friend zoned for one reason and one reason only: they’re too available. When you’re friend-zoned by someone, they know that no matter what, they can always depend on you as a plan B if all of their other less available options don’t work out. Whether we like it or not, […]

The Ex Factor: How to Pick Your Next Mate

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 Share on Tumblr Most of us have at least one cringe-worthy skeleton in our closet. But have you ever had an ex who makes you congratulate yourself for your excellent standards? You know, the “she was hella fine, had money, and I used to BEAT THE BREAKS OFF that ting” type of ex? I have, […]

Is It True Men Won't Read Relationship Advice?

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 Share on Tumblr Last week, MadameNoire asked the following: Do you ever wonder why there aren’t relationship books for men? http://t.co/pq7uHONmOP — MadameNoire (@MadameNoire) September 25, 2013 As a commenter said on MadameNoire.com, “men don’t seek relationship advice, they seek relations advice.” I have to agree. I think (most) men do seek advice on how to get/meet more […]

The Main Reason Why We Don’t Meet Who We Want Faster

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 Share on Tumblr “I hope that you’re the one, if not you are the prototype.” – Andre 3000 A few days ago, I was talking to a guy who was explaining to me this dilemma he’s having. He said that there’s a woman he sees from time to time who isn’t his girlfriend. He hasn’t […]