Are You Worthy Of Being Committed To?

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 Share on Tumblr 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 […]

Another Dysfunctional Dating Story

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 Share on Tumblr 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 […]

Can We Date Friends Successfully?

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 Share on Tumblr “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. […]

Who Decides What “Making Love” Is?

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 Share on Tumblr It’s Monday night, and we are in the midst of a big time snow day here in the northeast. That’s right, if you reside in a city in this vicinity then your city will be cuff city for a couple days. What better time to have a little fun with this topic. […]

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 […]

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 […]