friendship

Ladies: Your Dude Doesn’t Hate Your Ex-Men, He Hates Your X-Men

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Whenever I find myself in a debate with women about whether or not men and women can truly be just friends, 98.7% of the time... Read More

Cheating

Life After Infidelity: 5 Reasons to Stay

by Shantell E. Jamison

Earlier this year, I wrote an article that outlined steps to forgiving your mate after cheating. What was missing from my piece was the... Read More

How the Election Revealed the Black Politics of Being Anti-Interracial Dating

How the Election Revealed the Black Politics of Being Anti-Interracial Dating

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Think back to 1999 when FUBU, goose down jackets, toques with brims and ICQ were all in style. That was also the year that... Read More

How Hypermasculinity Hurts Black Men’s Sex Lives

How Hypermasculinity Hurts Black Men’s Sex Lives

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Not too long ago, I logged into Twitter and saw a tweet that had Black Twitter buzzing, a practice commonly associated with certain oft-repeated... Read More

Sign Language: #ScorpioSeason, How to Lock One Down

Sign Language: #ScorpioSeason, How to Lock One Down

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Seduction isn’t making someone do what they don’t want to do; seduction is enticing someone into doing what they secretly want to do already.”... Read More

consent

The Number One Issue You Don’t Foresee When Entering A Relationship

by Shantell E. Jamison

“It’s not always rainbows and butterflies, it’s compromise that moves us along.” – Maroon 5 Most of us are at the age where we... Read More

Culture Clash: Why You Should Date Outside Your Comfort Zone

Culture Clash: Why You Should Date Outside Your Comfort Zone

by Elizabeth Aguirre

When it comes to relationships, some feel it is best to date someone who has the same morals, taste, traditions, and beliefs as them,... Read More

How Self-Love Can Enhance Your Sex Life

Unless You’re Comfortable with YOU, You’ll Never Find Love

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely, that when others see us they know exactly how it should be done.” – Josh Billings I... Read More

african american couple dating

4 Dating Lessons Learned While Tinder-ing Abroad

by C. Loraine

Left. Left. Left. Right. Left. Wait, Chocolate! Hard swipe right. It’s a celebratory expat day in Bali. I’ve just secured a coveted client and... Read More

‘Sex Down South’ Conference Aims to Make Act Less Taboo

‘Sex Down South’ Conference Aims to Make Act Less Taboo

by Sylvia Snowden

Sweet tea, Southern drawls, and… kinky sex??? Well, if Marla Stewart and Tia Marie, the founders of the of 3-day sex conference “Sex Down... Read More