Why Marriage Starts BEFORE You Say ‘I Do’

Why Marriage Starts BEFORE You Say ‘I Do’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Confession: I am not married, have never been married and may or may not ever get married—future TBD. But what I do know (in... Read More

How to Get Ready for ‘The One’

How to Get Ready for ‘The One’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Most of us are looking for the perfect mate. What I mean by perfect is “perfect for you.” We’re aiming to commit to our... Read More

6 Ways to Tell if the One You Want Is Ready for You

6 Ways to Tell if the One You Want Is Ready for You

by Shantell E. Jamison

I’ve always been the type of person who believes  love conquers all. My sometimes-blind optimism has caused me a lot of pain and grief,... Read More

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3 Indoor Winter Date Ideas That Will Not Disappoint

by Shantell E. Jamison

Technically, we are still in the fall season, but if we’re being honest, it is surely the winter time for most of us who... Read More

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Holiday Survey Sheds Light on Singles and Cuffing Season

by Shantell E. Jamison

With the cold weather and holiday season here, we are more inclined to couple up and take part in what is known as “cuffing... Read More

Shannon Sharpe Responds After Being Called Out for “Never Dating Black Women”

Shannon Sharpe Responds After Being Called Out for “Never Dating Black Women”

by Jessica Bennett

Shannon Sharpe has proven himself to be a pretty woke individual, regularly discussing race and social injustice as they relate to mainstream sports on... Read More

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True Love Is Not the Struggle That You Might Imagine

by Shantell E. Jamison

We have been conditioned to believe that if it’s too easy, it isn’t for us. Especially when it comes to love. Although Frederick Douglass... Read More

Why Love Is Not Enough

Why Love Is Not Enough

by Shantell E. Jamison

When it comes to love—hell, a lot of things—life sets you up to believe that the feeling is all you need. It paints this... Read More

What to Expect When Dating A Strong Black Woman

What to Expect When Dating A Strong Black Woman

by Shantell E. Jamison

Let’s get one thing clear. This article is not about the “strong Black woman” stereotype. It is hella negative, inaccurate and does not take... Read More

[CONFESSIONS] ‘My Mom’s Boyfriend Is Cheating…With Me’

[CONFESSIONS] ‘My Mom’s Boyfriend Is Cheating…With Me’

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

My parents had the kind of marriage that made you a hopeless romantic.  They had good times and bad times, but through it all,... Read More