Relationships

5 Professionals That Can Help You Plan Your Weddin...

  It finally happened. After years of looking for the right man and months of dating said man, he’s popped the question. Needless to say, you’re ...
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Serena Graces Vogue and Gives Us All #SwirlingGoal...

Serena has never looked, well…so Serene. Looks like little Olympia (aka Junior) is having an amazing effect on the tennis star, and giving us al...
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The Romantic Upside to All the Awful Cold Weather

Last week I observed this entire east coast freeze into an ice cube. People were bemoaning the weather, calling in to miss work, and staying inside in...
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New Dating App Uses Your DNA to Match You with a M...

If you think you’ve seen it all, then you probably don’t want to know about Pheramor, a dating app that uses your DNA to get you a romant...
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On Dating and Mating: What Our Mothers Taught Us W...

Black women have been encouraged to “go to school and don’t get pregnant,” with little to no other life skills taught to us. We are advised to d...
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Another Wedding! Loving Day Retreats!

How ADORABLE is this?! It’s a wedding! Loving Day Retreats, a supporter of this blog and organizer for an amazing couple’s retreat to Sout...
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Black Media Swoops In to Remind Us Meaghan Markle ...

Did you see the article published in The Grio today, about their “concern” over the idea that a mixed race woman of African American decen...
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QOTW: “How Can I Help My Mother Get Over Her...

Got this note from a 24 year old concerned daughter… Hi Christelyn, I am currently in Las Vegas with my mom and last night while we were watchin...
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Saucy IR Reading…”Back to Life” ...

It’s a very rare occasion that I can read for pleasure. Because this was work related, I felt less guilty about devouring Back to Life, a spicy ...
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Can We PLEASE Move On From the FEAR of the Black ...

Oh my God. If I get another note like this, I just might scream. I have a date with a black girl who came to me at the gym and asked for my number, i ...
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Prince Harry Engaged to Meghan Markle: “I Fe...

Wow…when you know you know! Prince Harry, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, and Meghan Markle, daughter of a black woman from Compton, are set to be ...
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Time To Really Get Honest About Our Weight. #PinkP...

I remember back in 2010, I wrote my first post about black women, their weight, and their dating options. I didn’t hold back–I was brutall...
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Carrie: Dating Woes In La La Land

By Carrie Thompson I zipped up my low rise Rag ‘N Bone jeans and looked back at my ass in the mirror — perfection. I barrelled my way through ...
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Serena Williams vs. Jennifer Hudson: Who Did It Be...

I know what some of you are thinking, and you’re wrong. Serena Williams just had a lavish wedding to Reddit co-founder, Alex Ohanian, with their...
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