Why Men “Fear” Courting A Woman

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“Embracing The Decision To Wait To Have Sex” is the latest episode in @IamJayMayo’s podcast. It was well done. I think it covered damn near every concern one might have if interested. A bulk of the discussion revolved around a man’s willingness to wait on a woman to be ready to have sex. Within that, […]

Why Everyone Doesn’t Have A Right To Know Your Personal Business

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We’ve reached the end of a tumultuous week that saw yet again gender relations in society pushed to the brink of an all-out war. Stephen A. Smith put his foot in his mouth and then spent much of the rest of the week trying to put two fingers in his mouth to vomit his foot […]

Melyssa Ford Says She May Have Provoked A Man To Punch Her

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Recently, model and actress Melyssa Ford sat down with The Brilliant Idiots podcast (hosted by Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz) , and  she was honest as she described a time where she knew she provoked a man to punch her in the face. She said he wasn’t the type of dude who hit women but she pushed him to […]

5 Questions To Lead You To Happiness In Love

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I believe that the secret to happiness is looking within. I received some advice from an old friend once that said, “You can’t ask anyone to love you if you don’t love yourself.” For a while, I tried to answer questions about why I couldn’t find something that clicked with me. I found that I […]

Trouble With The Swirl: My Boyfriend Was Ashamed Of Me Because I’m Black

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I learned that love isn’t blind the hard way. “I didn’t think you’d want to know.” This was how my boyfriend of three years told me that he was leaving me for a different girl. A white girl. As I watched him struggle with what to say, I remembered that I had seen them together around campus […]

What’s Behind Twitter’s Obsession With Eating “Cake”?

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You know, it’s said that we live in a microwave society. We are trendy. We want instant gratification. I’m sure we’re conditioned to be that way at this point. At least in small doses we all have a little microwave society in us. This day I examine a small part of what’s hot in the […]

5 Signs Your Summer Fling Is Ending

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If you’ve reached this point in the summer and your fling hasn’t turned into a relationship then it’s probably a sure tell sign that it’s ending. That’s nothing to worry about many of us didn’t want it to go any further anyway. However, for some of us we’re wondering what ways we can tell whether […]

5 Signs They Haven’t Really Broken Up

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It’s really confusing when you’re trying to establish something with someone who hasn’t quite moved on past their last relationship. At times, they haven’t even broken up with the person they’re dating. They just begin another situation with you hoping for some type of lateral move in the future. This is confusing and whether this […]

How Do You Know Your Relationship Is Serious?

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Listen, not every relationship is perfect. Each relationship is its own relationship in its own right. Every relationship doesn’t have a title (sometimes titles are the precursor to the end) and not every relationship makes sense to everyone else (everyone in your business is typically the precursor to the end). Despite all of that, I’m […]

Are You Really Ready for a Relationship?

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How do you know you’re ready for a new relationship?  Is it a feeling?  Is it perfect timing?  Do you just know? Honestly, feelings, time and the inexplicable are not reliable indicators that you’re ready for a new relationship. Sure, you may have made decisions in the past based on one or all of them, […]