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True Love is Not the Struggle That You Might Imagine

by Shantell E. Jamison

We have been conditioned to believe that if it’s too easy, it isn’t for us. Especially when it comes to love. While Frederick Douglass... Read More

New Wedding Trend Alert: Are “V-Vites” the Way to Get Your Guests to Say Yes?

New Wedding Trend Alert: Are “V-Vites” the Way to Get Your Guests to Say Yes?

by #TeamEBONY

It’s safe to say that weddings have a come a long way since our parents said “I do.” Even the details that lead to... Read More

Sorry Billy Idol, Cardi B Wants a Red Wedding

Sorry Billy Idol, Cardi B Wants a Red Wedding

by Shantell E. Jamison

Last month, hit rapper and reality star Cardi B, got engaged to fellow rap sensation Offset of the Migos. The internet couldn’t stop talking... Read More

Why Love Is Not Enough

Why Love Is Not Enough

by Shantell E. Jamison

When it comes to love—hell, a lot of things—life sets you up to believe that the feeling is all you need. It paints this... Read More

What to Expect When Dating A Strong Black Woman

What to Expect When Dating A Strong Black Woman

by Shantell E. Jamison

Let’s get one thing clear. This article is not about the “strong Black woman” stereotype. It is hella negative, inaccurate and does not take... Read More

In New Book, Former ‘Bridezilla’ Talks Bouncing Back After Divorce

In New Book, Former ‘Bridezilla’ Talks Bouncing Back After Divorce

by Shantell E. Jamison

Sometimes it takes losing someone to find yourself. Former Bridezillas star Danni Starr portrayed a very intense 26-year-old bride-to-be on WE tv’s hit television series that... Read More

[CONFESSIONS] “I’m Hiding My Interracial Relationship From My Parents”

[CONFESSIONS] “I’m Hiding My Interracial Relationship From My Parents”

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

I grew up surrounded by love. I have the fondest memories of my parents spontaneously stealing ‘private’ kisses, the grand romantic gestures of my... Read More

Surprise! Tyrese is Expecting a Child Amidst His Custody Battle  (VIDEO)

Surprise! Tyrese is Expecting a Child Amidst His Custody Battle (VIDEO)

by Soraya Joseph

Good news for Tyrese after a bad week (or two). According to sources, Tyrese and his second wife are expecting this first child. Via... Read More

[CONFESSIONS] ‘My Mom’s Boyfriend Is Cheating…With Me’

[CONFESSIONS] ‘My Mom’s Boyfriend Is Cheating…With Me’

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

My parents had the kind of marriage that made you a hopeless romantic.  They had good times and bad times, but through it all,... Read More

If You’ve Ever Cried After Sex, Here’s Why

If You’ve Ever Cried After Sex, Here’s Why

by Shantell E. Jamison

If you’ve ever cried during sex, there’s a scientific reason for it. According to Essence, you may be suffering from post-coital dysphoria (PCD). The... Read More