Relationships

Abstinence: Antiquated or Awesome?

Written by Penelope Farthing Last week I talked a quite a bit about sexual health among black women, from tips to prevent getting HIV, to why unprotec...
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Dating in the Diaspora: Jamaica

Written by Penelope Farthing A common rebuttal to the dearth of American “Good Black Men” is to just get one from other black majority nat...
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Shut up about hypergamy!

Written by Penelope Farthing There has been a lot of talk of late about black women and hypergamy. What’s hypergamy you ask? It’s just fancy talk ...
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Trini’s Advice, Part 4

Today’s article concludes our spotlight a new couple, Trini and Jay. Trini was so kind as to speak with me about her 26-year marriage to Jay. In thi...
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Rawdoggin’ is for married folks!

Written by Penelope Farthing Following on from an article posted back in January discussing why Jesus is not birth control, and yesterday’s blog...
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Lessons to learn from black male swirlers

Written by Penelope Farthing Black men have been dating interracially in greater numbers and for far longer than black women have. Historical data sho...
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The Downside to Black Women’s Loyalty

Written by Penelope Farthing In this episode of “Black Women Crowdfund the Craziest Things!” we see what I suspect is a black woman attempting to ...
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Right Wing Royalty! Candace Owens and George Farme...

Ah…ain’t love grand? Black, beautiful and conservative firecracker, Candace Owens and outspoken Brexit-championing hedge funder and son of a membe...
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Samantha and Freddie: Give Online Dating a Chance,...

I was delighted to interview Samantha and on her relationship with Freddie. Their relationship will be the first “blatino” couple we feature. I ho...
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Love Journey Speaks: It’s Time to Live Our Best ...

Today, I’m finishing our interview with Love Journey, the author of “AMBW: Asian Men Black Women Movement.” In this article, we’ll be taking a...
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Pink Pill for College Girls: Alone is not an insul...

Written by Penelope Farthing Maybe you’ve seen it before. Someone is talking to you about a rough patch they are going through with their partner. I...
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It’s the Love Journey: More on her novels, Part ...

Today, I’m interviewing Love Journey, the author of “AMBW: Asian Men Black Women Movement”. In this article, we’ll be taking a looking deeper ...
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Book Interview – AMBW: Asian Men Black Women...

Today, I’m interviewing Love Journey, the author of “AMBW: Asian Men Black Women Movement.” The term “AMBW” refers specifically to relations...
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Should felons be included in your dating pool?

Written by Penelope Farthing Just in case you think I’ve taken leave of my senses, the answer to the question posed in the title is no. Prison i...
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