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Quit the stalking: How to get over your obsession with the boyfriend’s ex

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Are you just jealous? It’s a simple fact of living: Once you’re past the age of 20 or so, the love of your life is likely to have an ex-love. That means that a lot of your beloved’s “firsts” happened with someone else. First kiss, first weekend trip, and yes, first time having sex. It can begin innocently. You’re human ...

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Why it’s impossible to “Fall Out of Love”

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I recently read an article on YourTango.com about renewing passion after you have ‘fallen out of love.’ The article described the reasons behind a failed relationship and went on to explain the process of restoring love. Falling out of love is a myth Although the article brought up some good points, I disagree with this main point: you can fall ...

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Texting tips for women and men

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Technology has changed the way we date, so here are tips to help you out When you are first getting to know someone, making a good impression is paramount. During the early stages of a relationship, whether you have gone on one date or 10, you are constantly evaluating the things your suitor says. We do this because we have ...

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Career women need love too: Finding the balance for work & play

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You’re so busy that an 8 hour workday feels like a vacation because nonstop 10+ hour days are your norm. You have no social life. Your weekends are taken up with chores and vegging out, so that you can get up on Monday and do it all again. You’re a road warrior traveling so much that you barely recognize your ...

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How to move on after he cheated or lied

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  Perhaps nothing is more heartbreaking than being betrayed by a lover, whether you’ve been with someone for a few months, years or decades.  Yes, it hurts. But the real question is how to move beyond it. Confessions of Cheating Husbands  “Any disappointment is likely to worsen feelings of low self-esteem that person may have to start off with.  If ...

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Is your emotional isolation destroying your relationship?

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Do you sometimes feel as if you’re alone in your relationship? People often confuse loneliness with isolation. When pressed, most people struggle with the difference and end up asking me to explain. There are three levels of isolation. They are: People are physically separated or have minimal contact with others. People interact on a more personal level i.e. the workplace. ...

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Friends with benefits: What you need to know

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If you’re thinking about having sex with a friend, be very careful, because it is not easy to preserve a friendship once you have sex. We think we can control our feelings, but it’s not so simple. • If one of you becomes romantically attached as a result of the sex, the friendship will probably not survive • If you’ve ...

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‘Falling for the wrong guy’ syndrome: Are you guilty?

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Some women succeed in love and others don’t. Take the quiz to find out why. Did you ever wonder why some women find the perfect guy to marry, do so, and enjoy a love affair that lasts a lifetime? On the other hand, some women marry a guy that is wrong for them now, wrong for them tomorrow, and wrong ...

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Why women are the reason men don’t share their (many) emotions

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Are you guilty of stifling your guy’s desire to communicate his emotions? Many articles have been written on the subject, so here is my two cents. I heard someone perfectly define the differences between men and woman as “men bottle and women pour”. How true! Men keep things in and women let it out. Men are taught, whether explicitly or ...

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How to ace the “What Are We?” talk

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3 tips for navigating the relationship talk with the one you really want. After you spend a certain amount of time with a companion, inevitably, you must have the “What About Us?” relationship talk. You can tell your guy is ready to have “the talk” if suddenly you find that instead of spending one weeknight and one weekend night hanging out together you’re suddenly ...

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