What Do You Do When Your Ex Won’t Stop Talking about You?

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For one reason or another, exes tend to be a touchy subject in relationships. Whether it’s the potential for exes to show up again, an inkling a person can be swayed by their sex, or someone who seemingly hasn’t gotten over the hurt caused by an ex, people in relationships generally don’t want to hear […]

Why I Chose My Own Path to Finding Happiness

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One day I was thinking to myself about all the relationships that went wrong in my past and I decided to give up trying to do it the “right” way. You see, the right way is the reason why I had found myself struggling my whole life. I found the need to do things the […]

Seven Ways To Prove You Chose An Excellent Mate

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When you commit to someone, whether as a monogamous relationship or eventual marriage, there can be a sense of apprehension. You feel you are a good judge of character, but you’ve made mistakes before. There is no manual that can dictate a fool proof way to know if a mate is right for you, so you […]

8 Things Black Women Hate Being Called

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We have learned our lessons with what to call Black women, but we have never discussed it. Let’s have a conversation about what we can and cannot call women; I think we are remissed in what we call them. I also hope we can find middle ground, and stop calling women names. These are a list […]

Messing With The Guy You Don’t “Like” Might Lower Your Stock

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It’s no secret that men and women are wired differently. These differences show themselves in a myriad of ways. We spend more time than we’d like to admit just scratching our heads at one another. It’s why I and other SBM writers write. We seek to bridge a gap with understanding.  We’re a melting pot […]

What Are The Dangers of Office Romance?

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From time to time our readers do us the pleasure of sending in articles worth sharing. Not all of them make it to the site but this one was a goodie. Some people can find love and romance anywhere: in college, at social gatherings, standing in line at the store, and even at their work […]

What Constant Texting Says About the Quality of Your Relationship

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Don’t you always enjoy attending events where your friends are celebrating something? Whether it’s a birthday, job promotion, job creation, newborn baby, engagement, etc. you will create a new connection with someone. Recently, I caught up with a good buddy of mine, and the conversation inspired me to share. He recalled supporting a group of […]

Old Love vs New Chemistry: Which Do You Choose?

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Wanting that old thing back can be a bitch can’t it? Well it sure can be when you’re aware of the dangers of it. We could end up paranoid sometimes about a situation like that. There’s only two ways things can go: right or wrong. We’re only human. With that, there’s been times that we’ve […]

10 Types of Relationship Partners That Suck

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By Christopher Hudspeth You may experience several of these lovers or you may never encounter a single one (if that’s the case, consider yourself hash tag blessed). Hey, you might even meet someone who’s a combination of multiple, sucky characteristics. Whatever your romantic life may be like, these toxic types certainly exist, disappointing and terrorizing folks, one […]

Can You Actually Breakup With Someone When You’re Not In A Relationship?

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I always found this funny… when you date a girl, never actually get in a titled relationship, stop talking to one another and then she says how hard your break up has been on her. As a guy, insensitive or not, we’re just like… “WE WERE NOT IN A RELATIONSHIP. YOU CANNOT BREAK UP WITH […]