The Basics: Achieving the Best Communication in Your Relationship

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Right place + Right time x Right force = Best Communication Ever There is a right way and wrong way to communicate in relationships. I also believe that there is a right place to communicate, a right time to communicate and a right force to communicate your words to your mate. Mastering this formula can […]

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, […]

Five Pieces of Advice I Wish I Could Give the Younger Me

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I’m 31 now. Ancient, past my prime, and “should be starting a family” come to mind.  I still have a lot of goals now that I wish I had undertaken earlier in my life, a lot of things I’ve yet to do and all the while that clock is ticking. Seems like only yesterday I […]

Date That Man: 6 Reasons Girl Code Should Be the Exception, Not the Rule in Dating

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By Mo Black women are destined for a life of singledom. Haven’t you heard? It’s been estimated that 42 percent of us haven’t married. That’s twice that of white women. Eeeekkkk! And if we wanted to get married, 1 out of 12 of us wouldn’t, even if every black man in America married a black […]

You Pray That Doors Open, I Pray That They Close

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These days most people are praying for doors to be opened. Whether it’s in their professional life, family life, personal life or relationships, people are looking for and asking God for an abundance of opportunities to get them out of their current circumstances. If you hate your job, you pray to get an offer from […]

7 Fictional Characters Your Relationship Can Do Without

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1.) Superman: As the old saying goes; Superman was really Clark Kent, Clark Kent wasn’t really Superman. You are human, you will make mistakes, and you can’t save everyday. Don’t try to be superman in your family, just aim to be super faithful. 2.) Lone Ranger: You can’t do it all by yourself, God placed you two together […]

How Singles Cope Without Cupid on Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day can be the best of times or the worst of times depending on whether or not the day ends in coitus or calamity. The best can be summed by spending quality time with your partner. Sharing a meal, gazing at the heartfelt gifts and partaking in adult acrobatics. The worst is obvious: spending […]

Are You Following These Relationship Rules in 2014?

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I will not rush things… I will make exceptions, but no compromises… I will not make it about me… I will make a list of what a want to change about me…. I will make a list of what I want in a mate…. I will celebrate small wins in my relationships… I will ask questions […]

What's the Rush: Why You Should Wait to Get Married

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Now that the drinks have been poured, the black-eyed peas and cabbage have been eaten, the midnight prayers sent to heaven, and the hangovers are fully nursed, 2014 has officially begun along with a new set of challenges to tackle. The most pressing one being to stop writing 2013 when it should be ’14; that […]

We Want Women Who Enjoy Being Feminine

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Until I started having substantive conversations with a female friend who has a history of emotional trauma, I had no idea why so many women choose to act in masculine ways. I didn’t understand why the concept of the “fierce” woman was seen as a desirable model for behavior. I thought these women were difficult […]