Posts tagged "expectations"

How Long is Too Long to Wait for True Love?

How Long is Too Long to Wait for True Love?
 By Shanti Ray It’s Tuesday and that 20 minute drive it normally takes to get to work has now turned into an hour because it’s raining. Traffic is backed up and you’ve been sitting in the same spot for well over 15 minutes now. Silence fills the car as you embark on your routine of... Read more »

Warning: You'll Miss a Good Man While Waiting for Prince Charming

Warning: You'll Miss a Good Man While Waiting for Prince Charming
by Gina B. Am I the only woman who doesn’t believe in fairy tales? Some years ago, one of my goddaughters had become fascinated by her Auntie Gina’s lifestyle and demanded to know if I lived alone and whether or not I had a husband. She was heartbroken when I told her that I’m not... Read more »

Dear Future Wife: 6 Things I'm Looking For

Dear Future Wife: 6 Things I'm Looking For
by Ramel Werner Dear Future Wife: Even if you have a vision or idea of what your future mate will be like, it is important that you define the specific traits in your life partner. An example would be, “Someone who has a calm temperament and handles stress well.” This may sound minor, but the... Read more »
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9 Do's and Don’ts for Your Rebound Date

9 Do's and Don’ts for Your Rebound Date
By Zondra Hughes A new relationship typically begins with a good first date, and it’s tough to have a good time if you’re on the rebound. Getting over the last relationship is tough, but the fact that you’re going on a date means things are looking up for you. Stay positive, you’re in control of... Read more »

Your Dating Checklist is Keeping You Single

Your Dating Checklist is Keeping You Single
By A Comeaux So I’m on twitter minding other people’s business when I run across a tweet of attributes required of woman worthy to be dubbed ‘wifey’ material. Now upon initial view I slightly gagged but as I scrolled down my timeline, I noticed this ‘List’ sparked quite the debate! The young lad who published... Read more »

5 Tips to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

5 Tips to Survive Your Family During the Holidays
By Kym B. As you reach for the last piece of stale miniature chocolate that lingered for a month from the October festivities, you realize that the holidays are once again upon us. The only constant thing that you can rely on, during this season, is it will not be always perfect, it will not... Read more »
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My Prince Charming was a Fraud

My Prince Charming was a Fraud
By Sylvia Snowden It can be awfully hard to spot a fake Gucci Bag, if you’ve never seen the real thing.  Unfortunately, love kinda works the same way.  You’d be hard-pressed to spot a counterfeit lover if you’ve never experienced pure, unadulterated love.  You need some kind of model. What do you do if you... Read more »

Ladies Beware: Baby Boys are Making a Comeback

Ladies Beware: Baby Boys are Making a Comeback
Attack of the Baby Boys…aka GMB’s (Grown Men Babies): By Devin Miller Before I get there, let me start by saying, I am not condemning any individuals who have fell on hard times, or who are putting forth strong effort and not receiving results, this is not for you. Don’t give up, you are awesome. ... Read more »

I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation

I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation
Pardon My Transparency By A Comeaux Consider this my ode to rare form. This is usually the season of two things: raging hormones I affectionately call my mating season where any and everything is ‘fire in the pants for me’. Like, literally everything looks good enough to eat. This can be detrimental as I take... Read more »
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I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope

I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope
By A Comeaux I love Scandal, but  I if said this on Twitter the #Gladiators would snatch my wig! Here in the confines of my online blog, I will tell you my true feelings. (*Insert smirk with a side eye.) We, African-American women, are proud that we have a well-spoken, educated, attractive and fiercely dressed woman in an elite... Read more »