Tag: what men want

Black Men Speak: 9 Ways to Become a Better Lover, Friend & Life Partner to Black Women

Black Men Speak: 9 Ways to Become a Better Lover, Friend & Life Partner to Black Women
By Zondra Hughes; photos, Cabryl Breotti and Zondra Hughes “Look at that box of chocolates,” a woman coos as she enters the room. In her sights was an assortment of 9 distinguished, attractive, Black men, holding court during the 8th Annual Six Brown Chicks’ relationship panel, Wives, Girlfriends and Sidechicks Ask Black Men, WTF Do... Read more »

Big Mike’s 6 Rules That Will RUIN Your Love Life

RULE #1: PLAY HARD TO GET. If a man wants you, he will pursue you. He will send flowers, and/or ask you to go on a date.  If you find a man that does any of these chivalrous things, REJECT HIM AT LEAST TWICE.  If you say yes right away, he will think you’re thirsty and will move on. FACT: If a man asks you out and you say, “I’m not interested,” chances are great that he will just move on to the next.  You have no idea the courage that man had to build up just to ask you out in the first place. Don’t do this. 
Photo: Who Is Limos @WhoIsLimos
By Big Mike Here’s the deal–if you spend too much time listening to single folks’ advice about love, you’ll miss out on a good thing.   Let me be the first to warn you that these are  the 6 ‘love rules’ that will DEFINITELY ruin your love life.  

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 »
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Shemeka's Secret: He Was Married--And So Was I

Shemeka's Secret: He Was Married--And So Was I
By Shemeka Michelle He was married and so was I. For this reason, we didn’t technically date. However, we formed an illicit relationship driven by emotional deficits we both were experiencing in our marriages. I’m not at all stupid and I was well aware of the feelings he had for me and his true intentions.... Read more »

A Man Speaks: 5 Things I Wish Women Knew

A Man Speaks: 5 Things I Wish Women Knew
By Carlos Espinoza, Guest Columnist These are 5 things men wish women knew. 1. Keep your girlfriend out of our relationship. When I do something nice for you, you tell your girl about it. When I throw it down in bed, you tell your girl about it. Each time you discuss me with your girlfriend—good... 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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Attraction: 10 Signs That You Are Too Masculine

Attraction: 10 Signs That You Are Too Masculine
Do You Need to “Turn Up” Your Feminine Energy in your Love Relationships? by Debrena Jackson Gandy Feminine Magnetism – What’s the Big Deal? I realize that feminine magnetism is not a topic that the average woman sits around chatting about over coffee.  But we should, because it is a force and a factor that... Read more »

DATING With My Eyes Wide Open

DATING With My Eyes Wide Open
By Andrea Wright There’s a great quote from Maya Angelou that resonates with me: When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. There is no better advice for someone entering a new relationship…especially a dating relationship, but it can be a very difficult rule to follow. I’m all for giving people... Read more »

Why Your Ex Doesn't Belong in Your Bed

Why Your Ex Doesn't Belong in Your Bed
by Toni D. Bailey Please allow me to leave you with this food for thought. An ex of mine thinks that I won’t have sex with him because I’m still in love with my most recent ex. This ex can’t seem to grasp that my refusal to allow him to taint my sheets and body... Read more »
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The 5 BIGGEST Myths About Singles

The 5 BIGGEST Myths About Singles
by Claire LeBlanc To celebrate the launch of Match.com’s 2015 #SinglesinAmerica study, Dr. Helen Fisher dished exclusive #SinglesInAmerica findings during a recent Livestream Event. During her presentation, Dr. Fisher exposed several myths about singles and dating. 1. MYTH: Women are more romantic than men. TRUTH: Women are the commitment-phobes, not men. Men fall in love... Read more »