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The Ex That Won't Quit

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The Ex That Won't Quit

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dear ShanTellem, I have been dating a guy for close to six months now. He has a close friend (that he actually dated in the… Read More

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Love Yourself FIRST

by Josie Pickens

I began writing about love and relationships many years ago, not because I had any answers for myself or for anyone else, but because… Read More

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6 Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship

by Shantell E. Jamison

“A bad relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single.”—Unknown Many of us have… Read More

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Should a Husband Allow His Wife’s Side Chick?<br />

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Should a Husband Allow His Wife’s Side Chick?

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dear ShanTellem, I’ve been happily married to my husband for four years. He is VERY traditional, but he knew that I was… Read More

Do Men Actually Listen?

Do Men Actually Listen?

by Ohmare

There are plenty of men who, like myself, are guilty of occasionally not listening to our partners as they explain what co-worker… Read More

5 Valentine’s Day Tips for a #BlackLoveMatters Moment<br />

5 Valentine’s Day Tips for a #BlackLoveMatters Moment

by Glamazon Tyomi

Valentine’s Day is creeping around the corner this weekend, and many will be scrambling to put together plans to show their… Read More

Valentine’s Day Is for Self-Lovers Too<br />

Valentine’s Day Is for Self-Lovers Too

by Josie Pickens

I didn’t grow up around men and women who made grand romantic gestures on days like Valentine’s Day. In my working class… Read More

#Twinder Creator Cherrell Brown on Social-Media Love Connections

#Twinder Creator Cherrell Brown on Social-Media Love Connections

by Shantell E. Jamison

No matter how organized one may be, life always manages to throw a wrench in your plans. It’s as if it’s designed to… Read More

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Can Long-Distance Relationships Work?

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dear ShanTellem, I met this girl through Instagram. She’s a little younger but she’s in school… Read More

An Ode to Passion

An Ode to Passion

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Unless it is mad, passionate, extraordinary love, it is a waste of time. There are too many mediocre things in life. Love… Read More

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