3 Things I Wished Brothers Knew

I’ve had countless conversations with black women. I am a black woman. Still, I won’t claim to speak for ALL black women. I know, however, that my “wish list” will speak for a chorus of black women across America. Maybe some abroad. What I share below either I’ve felt, said, read, heard, witnessed, or experienced….

Can This Relationship Be Saved?

My husband, Avery, was a good man. He was a hardworking, family-oriented, ex-marine who loved order and hated tardiness. He’d say, “If you’re one minute late, you’re LATE!” Did I mention he was clean, lean, and boyishly handsome with a ready smile of nice teeth. Back when I married I was a free spirit. I…

The 5 Mistakes Women Make When Dating

So you’re no longer in a relationship. You’re back on the “meet market” and looking to meet someone for a serious relationship. Is it time to date?  Before you accept that invite, read: The 5 Mistakes Women Make When Dating… # 1. They forget the PURPOSE of dating – First, a few things that a…

7 Ways to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work

Due to growing online dating websites, long distance relationships are becoming more common. In fact, due to our fickle economy, more couples find themselves separated due to their profession. Whatever the reason, long distance relationships can become challenging and even stressful. Here are a few tips to help your long distance relationship work: 1. View…

The 10 Keys to Lasting Love

1. A man wants a woman who is doing something with her life. This goes deeper than just having a job. She must be showing evidence that she is actively involved in fulfilling her purpose. This sparks life..keeps the interest and shows a level of willingness and fervency in her personal self development. 2. Love…