Relationships

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

Written by Penelope Farthing An interesting shirt came across my timeline today, and even though there are only nine words on it, it made quite a powe...
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S. Helena’s Ideal Man, Part 3

This interview is the third installment of my conversation with S. Helena. In this piece, she shares on her ideal man and gives us some tips on dating...
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More Swirling Scare Tactics You Might Encounter

Written by Penelope Farthing Following on from my blog a few months ago detailing some scare tactics black women might encounter when they give interr...
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Where to Meet a Man in Medicine

Written by Penelope Farthing To continue the theme of where to meet the kind of man you might be into, whether the nerdy type or the man in uniform, a...
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What happens when you grade men on a curve?

Written by Penelope Farthing Black women’s dating choices continue to be a hot topic issue, accompanied by think pieces, controversy, and hundreds o...
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Are Jamie and Nikki on the outs? :(

Written by Penelope Farthing Popular interracial YouTube family vloggers Jamie and Nikki Perkins have been in the rumor mill lately, due to their sile...
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PSA: You are free to be childfree!

Written by Penelope Farthing In the last few weeks, I wrote about 5 stories about black parenting that went viral recently. The first was of the black...
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Samantha and Freddie: Getting out of the Comfort Z...

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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On the Issue of Ayesha Curry

Written by Saran Lawson Not too long ago, Ayesha Curry was trending on social media; not for her love of family or her career,  rather, it was for he...
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Should a neurosurgeon marry a shoe salesman?

Written by Penelope Farthing I’m aware that the scenario is probably made up, only posted on the internet to get people triggered and bothered. But ...
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S. Helena and Naveen’s Challenges and Triumphs, ...

I had the opportunity to interview S. Helena on her three-year marriage with Naveen. Some of you may remember her from one of Christelyn’s in-depth ...
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Should couples split the cost of an engagement rin...

Written by Penelope Farthing Here I am again, writing a blog after seeing some nonsense on Facebook. I came across this poll on my feed a while back (...
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How to respond to unwanted male attention

Written by Penelope Farthing Since the dawn of time, women have received unwanted advances from men. In days of old, the tried and true line “I have...
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