The End Result Isn’t Marriage, It’s Happiness

The End Result Isn’t Marriage, It’s Happiness

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes I always knew that I’d live a life that... Read More

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Ladies, Asking for Your Hand in Marriage Isn’t Sexist, It’s Tradition

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

I recently read an article written by a young woman who argued that all women should refrain from marrying any man who would ask... Read More

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Taken But Still Dating: The Problem with the Single Until Married Crowd

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Although I don’t personally subscribe to any particular religion—I identify myself as an Agnostic-theist—I actually really enjoy going to places of worship for different... Read More

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Shoppe Black’s Entrepreneurs Commit to Business — And Each Other

by Glenn Jeffers

It started with a Facebook post. Curator and entrepreneur Shantrelle Lewis took to the social-media site to find sharp-dressed brothers for her exhibition, “The... Read More

Is it Really Possible to ‘Divorce-Proof’ Your Marriage?

Is it Really Possible to ‘Divorce-Proof’ Your Marriage?

by Shantell E. Jamison

This Chicago-area couple is on a mission to save marriage from divorce in ten steps Read More

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Why You Shouldn’t Allow Gender Roles to Define Your Relationship

by Shantell E. Jamison

I am firmly aware of some folks’ positions when it comes to gender roles in relationships — especially African-Americans I know. In a so-called traditional heterosexual union,... Read More

4 Ways to Make Sex After Marriage Better

4 Ways to Make Sex After Marriage Better

by Glamazon Tyomi

“Does sex ruin marriage?” This was a question posed to me by one of my Periscope followers who was eager to know my opinion... Read More

The Injustice of Love: Remembering Loving v. Virginia

The Injustice of Love: Remembering Loving v. Virginia

by Terrence Chappell

Historically, injustice has always had eyes for love. Whether it’s the Supreme court cases of Loving v. Virginia (1967) on interracial marriage or the... Read More

Extended Engagements Are TRULY None of Your Business

Extended Engagements Are TRULY None of Your Business

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

If you have any type of common sense, you should know good and well that there are certain questions you never ask another couple.... Read More

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[CONFESSIONS] I Always Cheated on My Wife—And I Loved Her

by #teamEBONY

Here is what most men will not say: The male ego is bruised by monogamy. Fidelity can be one of the hardest things on... Read More