'Am I A Gold Digger?' Woman Torn Between Provider and an Old Flame

'Am I A Gold Digger?' Woman Torn Between Provider and an Old Flame

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dear ShanTellem, I’ve been in a majority-committed relationship for five years. I am a stay-at-home mom, and the man that… Read More

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Going Dutch: Should He Always Pay on a Date? Maybe Not

by Alisha Tillery

Let’s split the bill.” How often have you heard this on a date after the check arrived? If the answer is seldom, don’t be surprised… Read More

The Better Sex Diet: How to Eat Your Way to A Strong Libido

The Better Sex Diet: How to Eat Your Way to A Strong Libido

by Glamazon Tyomi

“Tyomi, How can I boost my sex drive naturally?” It’s a question I receive often from eager women and men looking to enhance… Read More

How the 'Strong Black Woman' Kills Black Love

How the 'Strong Black Woman' Kills Black Love

by Shantell E. Jamison

The “strong Black woman” or “angry Black woman” stereotype has stood the test of time. Several depictions of stubborn, argumentative… Read More

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An HIV Test Cost Me My Relationship

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dear Shantellem, I’ve never been so confused in my life. My girlfriend broke up with me for getting tested for HIV. She… Read More

She Ain't Feeling It: 5 Reasons Why She Doesn't Want Sex

She Ain't Feeling It: 5 Reasons Why She Doesn't Want Sex

by Glamazon Tyomi

“She’s just not as freaky as she used to be,” he said in a letter that was filled with disappointment and disdain.  Here… Read More

Free Your Mind! 5 Keys to Ditching Emotional Baggage

Free Your Mind! 5 Keys to Ditching Emotional Baggage

by Shantell E. Jamison

“At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” – Sandi Lynn A… 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 earth to maintain, even if your… Read More

6 Keys to Loving Someone With Depression

6 Keys to Loving Someone With Depression

by Chevonne Harris

Michelle* will never forget the first time her fiancé mentioned he was having suicidal thoughts. As they cuddled on the couch for their weekly… Read More

[Ask ShanTellem] My Girl Doesn't Trust Me

[Ask ShanTellem] My Girl Doesn't Trust Me

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dear ShanTellem, I’m seeing a woman that I used to date a few years back again. She has two kids and was going through… Read More

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