Gender Conflict

“I want the black woman the white guy get...

An interesting shirt came across my timeline today, and even though there are only nine words on it, it made quite a powerful (albeit grammatically in...
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Should a neurosurgeon marry a shoe salesman?

I’m aware that the scenario is probably made up, only posted on the internet to get people triggered and bothered. But as the kids say, “I got tim...
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Should couples split the cost of an engagement rin...

Here I am again, writing a blog after seeing some nonsense on Facebook. I came across this poll on my feed a while back (names left out to maintain an...
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How to respond to unwanted male attention

Since the dawn of time, women have received unwanted advances from men. In days of old, the tried and true line “I have a boyfriend/husband” would...
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Six Reasons Black Women Should Avoid HBCU’s

  Ah…I remember the movie, School Daze. Spike Lee did an excellent job displaying the dynamics of colorism between sororities and how frate...
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8 Ways Black Fathers Fail Their Children

For many black people, Father’s Day is a tough day to deal with. Whether their father was absent their whole life, or was present, but wasn’t a go...
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Man, those swirlers sure must be miserable!

The narrative commonly believed is that because I didn’t marry a black man and still write about black women’s relationship issues, that must mean...
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“At least I have a man!” is not a clap...

Imagine with me, if you will. You are single, happy, and doing your thing. You might be in school, working on your degree. Or, you’re working dutifu...
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Why I say no to coffee dates

After escaping a tedious 12 year relationship (don’t ask!), I have been thrust into the world of online dating…and so far, it has been a huge disa...
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Olamide Adeyooye, Killed for Being a “Bed We...

It’s 10:58 PM and I’m watching one of my favorite shows to put on for background noise. I like listing to Forensic Files because I can pop...
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Do Today’s Men REALLY Just Want to Be Women?

As a woman in her mid-forties, I have been looking on with increasing horror the societal moves towards blurring gender lines to the point of complete...
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Why is ‘Black Media’ Trying to Scare B...

You already know the answer to that. So…I recently got into the muck of Media Take Out to see what half-truths and gossip were being reported ab...
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Video: Why You Keep Striking Out with Black Women

Last week I had a conversation with a young man who has recently directed his romantic interest towards black women he is meeting online. He told me t...
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Ya’ll Will Still Take Taye Diggs. (A Respons...

When I first read an article on The Grio, titled, Is Taye Diggs so mad a Black women he wants to date us again? My first thought was to agree with th...
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