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4 Reasons to Fall in Love

by Shantell E. Jamison

"I think we're at the age where either you're going to go for love or settle for something that isn't." – Tanesha… Read More

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The Ex That Won't Quit

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The Ex That Won't Quit

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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

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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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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

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Does Celibacy Work? The Answer Is Yes!

by Glamazon Tyomi

Celibacy: it’s a process often met with opposition and resistance. And I know this all too well. After years of sexual exploration… 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

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Forever, Forever, Ever -- Romance Over Decades

by Akiba Solomon

One morning in the recent past I called my mother to discuss a trifling friend of the family, who expects endless praise for doing the bare minimum… Read More

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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

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