Another Dysfunctional Dating Story

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 Share on Tumblr I will be the first to say that dating is difficult. It’s stressful. As the woman, you have to make sure your hair is on point, nails done, and that what you wear is flattering. You have to worry about what to talk about, how much to disclose, and depending on what […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Can Great Chemistry Not Be Enough?

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 Share on Tumblr You’ve heard most of us writers who give our ideas on relationships speak ad nauseam about having requirements. “What do you look for in someone?” It’s all too common in conversation. I’m of the thought that seeking good chemistry should be at the top of most people’s lists. If anything, it should […]

Why Men Should Enjoy The Holiday Offseason

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 Share on Tumblr Happy new year to everyone, and one time for Stuart Scott! I hope everyone had an enjoyable break or semi-break. I happened to thoroughly enjoy mine minus a couple of nonsensical events. But what’s a holiday season without those right? So now we’re in January and the dust is settled. For the […]

Views From The 6: A Retrospective On Women As My 26th Birthday Approaches

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 Share on Tumblr At this point I am less than a week from my 26th birthday. 25 was a fun year, a progress year. I expect 26 to be more of the same just with some bigger moves to be made. It was my own bright idea to share with my SBM family some thoughts […]

6 Dos and Don’ts for Dating During The Holiday Season

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 Share on Tumblr The holiday season is officially here! If you’re currently dating or in a new relationship, this may be the first holiday you’ll be spending with your partner. Although that’s really exciting, I’m sure there are some looming concerns in your mind. It’s my prayer that the following holiday dos and don’ts will […]

Can Men Ever Successfully Call Women Out?

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 Share on Tumblr Recently I read a Facebook status in which a guy was speaking in retrospect. The following I’ll be pretty much paraphrasing. The man goes on to say that he was curved for being too sophisticated and nice. he says that the man that the woman eventually curved him for was less sophisticated […]