Archive for September 2013

The 4 Assumptions Women Shouldn’t Make About Men

The 4 Assumptions Women Shouldn’t Make About Men
By Liz Lampkin Women tend to make assumptions about men based what we observe or what men reveal to us. However, there are some hidden nuggets of knowledge that women fail to realize because we are jaded by negative myths and perceptions, selective memories, and personal experiences. Many women have the tendency to assume at... Read more »

5 Reasons Married Men are Better Lovers

5 Reasons Married Men are Better Lovers
By A Comeaux I know a few good wives who have felt the sting of adultery; and I know a few bad husbands who have risked it all for a fling.  The wives ask the same questions time and again, so I’ve asked the mistresses and bad husbands to offer clarity on the situation.   I’d... Read more »

LA Hair's Kim Kimble Provides Leadership Tips

by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– I had a chance to sit down with celebrity hair guru and star of WETv’s L.A. Hair on a recent visit to The Shrine in Chicago. We talked leadership and her thoughts on how to lead effectively.   Dr. Dawj: What is it that you feel makes a great leader?... Read more »
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A Woman's Worth in Dollars and Sense

By Dawniel Winningham This weekend I was blessed to speak at the Start Wherever You are Tour as it kicked off in Austin, TX (15 more cities to go (www.startwhereveryouare.com). Normally as a speaker, I am more concerned with keeping the contents of my OWN speech in my head, but as I prepared to go... Read more »

Racial Profiling the International Lover

By Celeste T. Parker They say the best way to get over a man is to get under a new one.  They also say that in order to find him, you have to get lost—in new classes, hobbies…even in aisle four of Home Depot as you feign the need for help with screws and…ahem, wood. ... Read more »

Guys . . . Six Reasons NOT to Text Pics of Your Junk!

By Gina B. I and most of my girlfriends have, at some point, received unsolicited pictures of male genitalia. Sending a junk pic is a ballsy move (pardon the pun), and the response will not be what you’re looking for. So, guys? Seriously? Stop! I’ll tell you why: Women are not visual creatures. Yes, we... Read more »
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Three Ways to Cope When He Won't Love You Back

By Toya Nicole From the moment we locked eyes I admit, I was lovestruck. He had me before “Hello” BOOM! Perhaps it was the way his suit hung on his 6’6 frame, the smooth bass in his voice as he told me about his work or the eye contact he gave that almost melted me... Read more »

Relationships: 5 Things Ms. Independent Should Know

By Jasmine Browley Earlier this week, The Singer’s Room ran a story touting the headline “Keyshia Cole Recording Next Album, Themed Around the “Fight for a Good Man.”’   The upcoming project is to be a “woman’s guide to keeping a good man.” I guess. Besides the obvious eye roll  that the aforementioned statement garners... Read more »

9/11: We Remember

9/11: We Remember
Today we pause our blog to reflect and honor the nearly 3,000 victims of 9/11.
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Single and Loving It!

By Shanti Ray Basking in My Singleness: Do You See My Glow? Have you ever been too tired to keep your eyes open for just a minute longer because your most recent break-up felt like the world had swallowed you whole, chewed you up and spat you out lonely and powerless? Don’t sulk around in... Read more »