Ask A Black Man: The Experience

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  We are in full swing of the second season of Ask A Black Man on Madame Noire. I had the opportunity to participate and was glad to. I was a fan of the first season and appreciated what the series was striving for. There’s nothing like seeing guys come together and speak candidly on […]

Are You Worthy Of Being Committed To?

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There’s a funny irony when you’re a writer who enjoys writing about relationships and dating. How could someone with all these wide perspectives still be a “single black male?” I’ve always thought that if you’re in the business of sharing perspective then it’s all good. Like Charles Barkley says, “There are no experts, only God […]

She Got Body Part 3: Is There A Line Between Thick And “Fat?”

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So about two months ago I was heavily into a reality show on Lifetime called “Big Women, Big Love.” I was fascinated by it and many of you who follow my work know my interest in alternative reality shows. This show examined the plight of plus sized women which the world would label “fat.”  The […]

Another Dysfunctional Dating Story

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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 city you’re in, […]

She Got Body: Back Then They Didn’t Want Me…

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“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 conversations worth having. […]

Do Men Need To Show More Affection?

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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 I value her […]

Can We Date Friends Successfully?

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“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. As of late […]

The Death Of Cheap Dates: Why We Should Appreciate Dates In 2015

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  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 you’re not paying […]

Can Great Chemistry Not Be Enough?

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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 be at the […]

Why Men Should Enjoy The Holiday Offseason

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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 fellas, hopefully we […]