Five Lessons Learned in Five Years of Writing

I’ve been writing online for five years. I can remember starting with Facebook notes, then a Myspace blog, then my first personal site, then my group blog, then SBM, where you find me today. I’ve learned a lot of lessons along the way, and wanted to share five of them with you. Some of your […]

How to Find a Good Relationship Partner

“How you feel about yourself when you are in the relationship is perhaps the strongest predictor of whether you should stay in it.” One of the many great lines from this piece titled “3 Essential Signs of a Good Partner,” by Maya Ackerman over at The Change Blog. She opens the article talking about something […]

It’s Okay to Feel What You Feel.

  So last week on my personal blog, I wrote about a guy that I went to school with who recently took his girlfriend’s life before taking his own. Since writing that post, there hasn’t been a day that’s went by where I haven’t thought about how the news unfolded, the range of emotions I’ve […]

A Black Male’s Adventures in Dating: Part 1

**Make sure you add me on Twitter. I’m there all day errday! Sorta…** “Hey Slim, I’m having a singles event and wanted to invite you if you’re free. Bring a friend that you’d recommend as worth getting to know—preferably of the opposite sex.” I got this text a little over a week ago as I […]