Archive for June 2011

When it comes to relationship maintenance, consistency is key

By Gina B.   I have a few Humpday questions . . . do you know why your significant other fell in love with you?    What were the qualities that attracted them to you in the first place?  Are you consistent?   Don’t underestimate the importance of consistency.  Whenever I’m feeling skeptical about relationships, I... Read more »

A Woman's Got to Have It!

A Woman's Got to Have It!
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown One of our Facebook friends posed the question: “How do you motivate your man to be more romantic? I feel like his roommate and not his wife!” So Tuesday’s Raw Talk Topic is: “A Woman’s Got to Have It.”   We have been conditioned to operate under the “Women are from... Read more »

Number of Sex Partners -- Do You Fret About It, or Forget About It?

by Gina B.  Since it’s humpday, I’m just going to jump right in with a barrage of questions about sex.  Do you know how many sex partners you’ve had?   And if so, what do you think of your number?  Do you think you need more experience?  Or do you shudder when you think of the... Read more »
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Actions Speak Louder Than Words . . . NOT

By Yolanda “Yanni” Brown   We’ve all heard the expression “actions speak louder than words.”  Well, for the longest time I agreed. I defended all actions in the name of love. You couldn’t tell me anything different – I believed that if someone loves you they will prove it and show it.  I’ve since learned... Read more »

Are Pretty Men Lazy in Bed?

Are Pretty Men Lazy in Bed?
By Zondra Hughes Bad sex can happen to any couple. But what if the man is–well, willfully lazy? I have a theory that handsome men won’t put in the work to please their partners. Posed by a professional model. These men are known as Lazy Lovers, and apparently, lazy loving strikes more often than women... Read more »

Are Rape Victims to Blame?

Are Rape Victims to Blame?
By Dawgelene (Dr. Dawj) Sangster Often when coaching women, I hear, “It’s my fault” or “I could have prevented this from happening.” My response is usually to stop her from self-blame, and encourage her to see her progress in making it beyond that incident, and living a purposeful life. I had a conversation with someone... Read more »
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Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom
 Guest blogging for Yanni Brown today is Reverend Clarence E. Stowers Jr., who serves as the senior pastor of the Mars Hill Baptist Church of Chicago and hosts his own blog at www.theurbanpastor.com.    www.theurbanpastor.com Everyone loves “Once upon a time” stories so I’ll start this guest post with one.   Once upon a time,... Read more »

Total Beauty Defeats Ugly Words and Deeds

Total Beauty Defeats Ugly Words and Deeds
By Dawgelene (Dr. Dawj) Sangster What ugly words have people tried to speak into your life to keep you feeling ugly? I was compelled to write this blog because I think that in this day and age, it is so important to understand that beauty lies not only on the outside, but it is a... Read more »

Does Our Society Support Marriage?

by Gina B.   A few years ago, for about six months, I did an experiment that has since made me question whether or not marriage is really supported by society.    A relationship had just ended badly, and I decided to give myself a break from even talking to any new men.   I didn’t... Read more »
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