Relationships

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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Pink Pill Spotlight: Naomi’s Take, Part 2

In this interview, we will be continuing our first Pink Pill Spotlight. We will explore tips and tricks while on the date. Many thanks to Naomi for su...
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Loving Day Appreciation Thread!

It’s that time again, where we reflect on the two people, Richard and Mildred Loving, who made it possible for American black women (and the res...
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Pink Pill for College Girls: Your Degree CAN Keep ...

In the dating world, a fairly common question black women get asked is “what do you bring to the table?”, often by men who have little to offer, y...
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Pink Pill Spotlight: Meet Naomi

In this interview, we will be conducting our first Pink Pill Spotlight. While recent interviews have featured women, who are married or dating, this i...
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Colorism: Are We Overplaying It?

Before I get into the meat of this blog, let me address a few things: Do I believe colorism is real? Yes. Do I believe colorism is a problem in the Bl...
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A Discussion on the Modern Interracial Community: ...

Written by Saran Lawson I was a part of a discussion on modern interracial dating. The discussion touched on groups created online such as Facebook as...
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Not all swirling is successful: A Tale of Two Sist...

I came across two donation campaigns this weekend, featuring black women with their white partners, on Simone56’s Facebook page and I felt compelled...
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Attraction or Self Hate?

Written by Saran Lawson This subject is a little sensitive in the Interracial Dating community. So, I’m going to handle it as delicately as I can. I...
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Lessons to learn from Rohan Marley’s recent ...

Rohan Marley, son of the legendary Bob Marley, got married to his Brazilian bride Barbara Fialho, back in March. And like anything, there are SO many ...
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Dear Penny: How can I get back in the dating game ...

Dear Penny, I ran across your post and decided to ask a few questions. My 45th birthday is coming up and I wanted to start dating again. I have been d...
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Dear Penny: How do I date as an introverted black ...

Thanks for submitting your questions, readers! See below for my response 🙂 Dear Penny, I live in Washington, DC.  I have been out of the dating sc...
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What Lurks Beneath: Why More Women are Choosing In...

Written by Saran Lawson There is little to no argument that women have changed in the last several decades. We have become more health conscious and w...
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Common Anti-Swirling Scare Tactics and Potential R...

Now more than ever, the relationship choices made by black women are pretty much a political statement. But there is no relationship more criticized a...
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