Category: Chicago Dating Rituals

Michael Jordan's Bride: Is Light Skin the Right Skin?

Michael Jordan's Bride: Is Light Skin the Right Skin?
By A Comeaux Oh Chicago! My beloved hometown, by way of the southern suburbs, but home to me no less. This weekend we were bombarded, I mean blessed, with pictures of the coveted wedding of our full court Moses (Michael Jordan). Our god of Nike almighty, the man who defied gravity by walking on air,... Read more »

Let's Get Intimate...

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By Yanni Brown Intimate Discussions is where adult conversations meet men and women who are interested in doing Love, Life and the pursuit of balance better. It’s a monthly meeting of the minds where singles, curious, couples, married men and women collectively get twogether to engage in thought provoking conversations about relationships. The conversations are... Read more »

To Date or Not: A Widow's 20 Reasons

Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– The past 6.5 months have been an emotional roller coaster for me. Many days and nights have been spent crying over the loss of my best friend, protector, guardian angel and King. No one really knows the loss of a loved one, especially a spouse, unless you have walked in those... Read more »
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Decisions, Decisions: Are You an A-Player?

Decisions, Decisions: Are You an A-Player?
By Gina B. I’m an executive recruiter in my corporate life.  I don’t tend to cross my two lives, and my relationship columnist alter-ego doesn’t enjoy talking about the Chick with the corporate day job.  However, there are moments when my corporate self has things to teach my creative audience.  What I’ve learned most from... Read more »

You've Been Dumped! Now What?

You've Been Dumped! Now What?
By Six Brown Chicks Chicago Correspondent Lydia Katherine  Break ups can seem like quicksand. You feel…just… stuck, wondering how and why you didn’t see the cautionary signs which led up to this predicament. The day after, you hear Whitney still singing, “didn’t we almost have it all..?” It is true, you almost had it all,... Read more »

Hear It Now: Men Tell Secrets, Female Listeners React!

Hear It Now: Men Tell Secrets, Female Listeners React!
Carl West, founder of TBTNewsService.com, and Adam Jackson, businessman and author of the forthcoming book Speak It, Receive It, Achieve It, stepped into The SpeakEasi: Real Talk About Love & Crappiness to give their two cents about love and fidelity. Also on board: Yanni Brown, author of Making Love Better Begins Within, and SpeakEasi host... Read more »
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Life...After He Walks Out

Life...After He Walks Out
The breakup wasn’t easy for you. For him, it seemed as inconsequential as placing a breakfast order. He wants the sweet pancakes and eggs, but not the wake-up cup of commitment. You wanted more than sweet nothings, so you pushed. Then he ran. The harder you pushed, the faster he ran. Now there’s no race... Read more »

The Cougar & the Taker

The Cougar & the Taker
By Zondra Hughes Can you handle the truth? Really, if a lover sat you down and told you exactly why he was in this thing with you—whatever your thing is—would you be able to handle it? Gracie* had no choice. Gracie was an event planner, the A-list kind that the moneyed set kept well-fed. She... Read more »

When the Rules Change…So Does the Relationship!

When the Rules Change…So Does the Relationship!
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown As an observer of relationships, I must admit that I am tickled from time to time when something changes in the relationship and the people in the ship either ignore the elephant in the room or pretend like nothing is happening. Scenario one—The Gradual CHANGE One day she wakes up and... Read more »
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Recap: Six Black Men Take on Your Six Brown Chicks

Recap: Six Black Men Take on Your Six Brown Chicks
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown On Sunday, Six Black Men and the Six Brown Chicks had the pleasure of sitting down twogether to engage in a thought-provoking conversation on love, life and relationships at the Black Women’s Expo. While there were several topics and comments that stood out to me, there was one in particular that... Read more »