Posts tagged "relationships"

Sherri Shepherd: On Success, Sisterhood + Bouncing Back After Breakup

Sherri Shepherd: On Success, Sisterhood + Bouncing Back After Breakup
By Devin Miller I had the pleasure of meeting with Chicago native actress and comedian Sherri Shepherd while she was in Chicago to discuss her new project on NBC, Trial and Error.  Sherri’s role as Anne Flatch on the new hit sitcom Trial and Error is full of surprises. She has several health concerns, like passing... Read more »

Author Torri Stuckey: Learn His Code Language

Author Torri Stuckey: Learn His Code Language
By Torri Stuckey It’s difficult to determine the motive of every man who approaches you. Always assuming the worst would make you a cynic; however, believing every word a man says would make you gullible. Men lie, as do women. Learning to decipher code language, verbal and non-verbal, can be the difference in giving your... Read more »

The Dating Cleanse-in 6 Steps

The Dating Cleanse-in 6 Steps
By Nakita Nicci Ladies, have you found yourself rarely holding out for the person you deserve? Instead, you enter some B.S. fabrication of a relationship based on potential, or you are just bored/lonely or worse – heartbroken over the last fu*k-boy?  Yeah, me too – we have all been there a time or two but... Read more »
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The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone

The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone
By Kym B. Listen and silent are spelled with the same letters the Instagram post read and it piqued my curiosity. To me, this was the perfect anagram. It really hit me how the two words ‘listen’ and ‘silent’ are so closely aligned; they are in precision. The power of listening, says author Rachel Naomi Remen,... Read more »

Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness

Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness
By Kym B. “Your priority is not my emergency,” is a phrase I used often on my children, but I have learned lately that it applies to every area of my life. 1. Trying to live life according to someone else’s standards will get you nowhere. When you put another as a top priority in... Read more »

Shemeka Michelle: "Instead of Communicating With Me, He Started A Relationship Outside of our Marriage"

Shemeka Michelle: "Instead of Communicating With Me, He Started A Relationship Outside of our Marriage"
Hot off the presses! Our Shemeka Michelle is laying it all out in her new book, Keep It Naked: A Naked Girlz Guide to Live Life Authentically. Here’s an excerpt. Excerpt from Chapter 6 “RELATIONSHIPS” Communication is extremely important in relationships. Sadly, many people lay beside each other every night but still fail to communicate.... Read more »
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When You Meet Mr. Right but He’s Not Right for You!

When You Meet Mr. Right but He’s Not Right for You!
By A Comeaux “Alright sis! I see you all vegan/yoga/zen lifestyle look good on you girl, now tell me about this man you got… Wedding bells?” Guilt is as instant as the façade of a smile you’ve mastered. For Black women, this is today’s real nightmare: When You Meet Mr. Right but He’s Not Right for... Read more »

Clean-Up Woman: Loving Him After a Savage Breaks His Heart

Clean-Up Woman: Loving Him After a Savage Breaks His Heart
By A Comeaux  Earlier this year RiRi had even the good girls crooning homage to their inner savage when she broke down how she played with-and then dismissed-a lover with an open heart.   I must admit, it was a guilty pleasure to belt those lyrics, mimic that cold-natured swagger and feel damn good about... Read more »

I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore

I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore
By A Comeaux Happy Monday. There’s a lot on my canvas today. Please bear with me as I expound, decompress and articulate the current condition of my heart in its truest form. A much-needed venting session with my bestie ensued a self-reflective ode to how maturity and honesty has given me a confidence and self-love... Read more »
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Omar Epps Gives the Only Love Advice You'll Ever Need

Omar Epps Gives the Only Love Advice You'll Ever Need
By Zondra Hughes Let’s just put it out there–Omar Epps is sexy a.f. and he has been hitting the gym, hard. He’s a grown ass man, a husband and father, who doesn’t pretend to have everything all figured out. “As a man, I’m still growing–obviously I’ve grown a lot–but I have a lot more growing to... Read more »