DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good

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 (which served... 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 pissed them... Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

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... Read More

5 Valentine’s Day Tips for a #BlackLoveMatters Moment

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 significant others just... Read More

Valentine’s Day Is for Self-Lovers Too

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 family and... 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 control... Read More

african american woman on phone

[Ask ShanTellem]
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 getting two master’s degrees in social work and... Read More

Sex: The Synergistic Energy eXchange

Sex: The Synergistic Energy eXchange

by Glamazon Tyomi

Rarely do we think about how exchanges of energy are passed from being to being, especially during sexual situations. But it’s something to consider... Read More

Kanye, Amber, Fingers… So What??

Kanye, Amber, Fingers… So What??

by Glamazon Tyomi

So allegedly, Kanye likes to be fingered through the “back door” behind closed doors. Let’s talk about it. The Internet was set ablaze yesterday... 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 should not... Read More