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 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.” […]

6 Random Things Women Do to Show You They Love You

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 Share on Tumblr There are just some random things women do to show their love for us that we take for granted or just don’t notice. This is just a short ode to the cute dope things that the women beside us do to show their affection, here’s my list: She Needs That “I’m Going […]

Why Being In Love Shouldn’t Feel The Same Every Time

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 Share on Tumblr “I Think I fall in love a little bit with anyone who shows me their soul. This world is so guarded and fearful. I appreciate rawness so much.” The above quote was “screenshotted” by me from instagram. It speaks almost directly to what I’d like to get into today. I have become […]

Is It Wrong for a Man to Suggest A Woman Lose Weight?

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 Share on Tumblr You know, once in a blue there are some great articles I come across on Facebook. Recently I came across an article called “Why I Dated A Guy Who Hated My Body.” For better reference, feel free to read it here. In this post, the young lady recalls a bad experience with […]

Why Being A “Messy” Man Is A Bad Look

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 Share on Tumblr “You need to keep your hoe on a leash!“ Those were the words of Steve Carell in The 40 Year Old Virgin. The actual scene is in the above photo. Harsh words from a pretty mild-mannered dude right? Well, on one end he was simply covering up for his cheating friend. On […]

Messing With The Guy You Don’t “Like” Might Lower Your Stock

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 Share on Tumblr It’s no secret that men and women are wired differently. These differences show themselves in a myriad of ways. We spend more time than we’d like to admit just scratching our heads at one another. It’s why I and other SBM writers write. We seek to bridge a gap with understanding.  We’re […]

Old Love vs New Chemistry: Which Do You Choose?

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 Share on Tumblr Wanting that old thing back can be a bitch can’t it? Well it sure can be when you’re aware of the dangers of it. We could end up paranoid sometimes about a situation like that. There’s only two ways things can go: right or wrong. We’re only human. With that, there’s been […]

Yikes, My Crush and Ex Flame Are Friends

Yikes, My Crush and Ex Flame Are Friends

 Share on Tumblr Have you ever been in a situation that you couldn’t anticipate, but you could’ve avoided, and somehow you didn’t? Let’s just start with the moment that I walked into the house party in Brooklyn. It was packed. A tad sweaty due to the summertime heatwave. But not even the heat could distract […]