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 […]

“If Marriage Isn’t The Goal, Why Are You Dating Him/Her?”

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 Share on Tumblr You may or may not have seen the above meme go viral. It’s really nothing new. Every time I see it my mind becomes conflicted. I’m conflicted because on paper, dating with the purpose of marriage is ideal. It’s exactly what many of us would like to do. At the same time, […]

How Leaked Nudes Have Changed The Game For The Worse

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 Share on Tumblr Leaked nudes have hurt the game more than the abundance of stretch “4’s” in the NBA. For anyone not into basketball simply ignore that. But leaked nudes aren’t a new thing. When nudes of famous people were leaked in the past it was sort of special. Not in a sacred way, but […]

Please Stop Having Children By My Future Husband

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 Share on Tumblr This is a public service announcement on the behalf of my future married self and my sister friends in the struggle. Have you ever dated a guy with a child and thought to yourself: I wish he didn’t come with a microwave family. Am I wrong? I’ll help you with that answer, […]

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.” […]