Category: Relationships

The Golden Rules For Dating Mom and Dad

Dating can be a difficult task for the single and fabulous. With all the rules said and unsaid, regulations and violations dating on any level is a full time job. For those of us who are single parents the mere thought of dating can be exhausting, and being involved with someone who isn’t a parent... Read more »

Married...Shacking Up...Are You Sure About That? What's Your Relationship Status?

In 2015 when I was a contributor for, I wrote this piece about being sure and secure of your relationship status because so many people seemed confused about whether or not they were in a committed relationship. Three years later and the same confusion still occurs, so I decided to resubmit this post hoping... Read more »

Getting Through Mother's Day Without My Mom

Several years ago when I was a contributor for Madame Noire, I wrote this article about surviving Mother’s Day without my mom. I was inspired to pen this piece because there are so many people who have suffered, or recently suffer from this loss, and I wanted to share the different ways I get through... Read more »

Single Quiz: Rate Your (self as a) Mate

There are so many tests, quizzes and polls that ask what kind of lover you are, what type of leader you’ll be, and–my personal favorite–what your Transformer name is. The point of many of these quizzes is for entertainment, to discover something new about yourself, or to reaffirm what you already knew. With all the different... Read more »

Rules to Living Single!

IIII’mmmmm BAAACCCKK!!! I know it’s been quite a while since I’ve written anything about anything, but I’m back and ready with a renewed spirit to help any single along the way. During my brief hiatus I often thought about how my fellow single sisters were doing on this wonderful, yet tumultuous journey we call “The... Read more »

Questions Every Single Should Ask When Dating...

Questions Every Single Should Ask When Dating...
Have any of you ever played a friendly game of 21 questions? Well if you haven’t it’s a game where you think of different questions to ask someone, or however many people are playing, to find out more about them. The questions can range from simple to complex depending on what you want to learn,... Read more »

What Do the "Lonely" Do...On Valentines Day?

For decades, February 14th has been dubbed the most romantic day of the year. It’s the day where couples celebrate their love, roses are delivered, and it’s a number of jewelry stores personal ‘Black Friday’. This is the one time of the year where gestures of love stream through the air with a variety of expressions of... Read more »

The New Fad that Should Fade: Women Proposing to Men

So the day has finally come. There’s a beautiful ring, a nervous partner, and a well prepared speech that’s been rehearsed more times than you can remember. The ambiance has been set, and you’re ready to ask the love of your life to marry you! The time has come, and as you anxiously approach your... Read more »

Single Parent Chronicles: How to Deal with The Holiday Visit Transition

The holiday season has finally come to a close, and reality has arrived once again. It’s back to the hustle and bustle of school, work and for those of us who jointly-parent a child or children our regularly scheduled parenting-program will resume. The holiday season can be difficult for those of us who share our... Read more »

10 News Years Resolutions for Singles

10 News Years Resolutions for Singles
Well the time has come again when the year as we know it is vastly coming to an end, and many of us are still single! For some this is an awesome thing, but not so much for others, because many unmarried individuals have a strong desire to be in committed relationships that will eventually... Read more »