Archive for November 2011

Implement The Three Day Rule to Save Your Relationship

Implement The Three Day Rule to Save Your Relationship
By Gina B. Tis the season to be visiting.  The holiday season is abuzz with annual family gatherings.  Sounds like fun, but a visit from the in-laws (or outlaws) can be a big strain on a relationship. Depending on your relationship, it can be very taxing to have your significant other’s family call to announce that... Read more »

New Relationship Rule: Mind Your Own Business

New Relationship Rule: Mind Your Own Business
by Yanni Brown My mother says if you have your own business to mind then you won’t have the time to mind someone else’s. As a certified relationship educator I can tell you that this applies to relationships as well. When you first meet someone it is your business to know their business. What I... Read more »

The Perfect Gift: His ... in a Box!

The Perfect Gift: His ... in a Box!
By Zondra Hughes I was so blessed to meet the woman who has made me laugh out loud for years, Katreese Barnes. Barnes is the new music director for the Rosie O’Donnell show, and for ten years she was the music director/comedic writer for Saturday Night Live. My absolute favorite music skit from Barnes’ (and... Read more »
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Black Friday Relationship Tips

Black Friday Relationship Tips
by Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster Black Friday is a day that many people look forward to arriving during the year. Thanksgiving is over and people are full force into planning for Christmas. They get up early and brave the cold weather, long lines and oftentimes stress and potential harm, just to get those great gift... Read more »

I Give Thanks to You

I Give Thanks to You
By Yanni Brown We live in a world of entitlement and during this time of giving, it’s more of  “give me.” It is at this time of the year that we are reminded that it is Thanksgiving… Giving thanks through acts of kindness, giving to others who are less fortunate or sharing a meal with... Read more »

Holiday Tips for Relationships

Holiday Tips for Relationships
By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster Over the years I have learned that holidays can bring about a lot of stress for relationships. There are meals to prepare, parties to plan, time split between families, and gifts to purchase.  Let’s not forget all of the cleaning between the nooks and crannies of your home that you... Read more »
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Clear the Burger from your Plate to Make Room for the Steak!

Clear the Burger from your Plate to Make Room for the Steak!
by Gina B. Have you ever found yourself in a dating rut?  Where you keep attracting the same people  . . . and they’re the wrong people?  But they’re better than nothing, right?  And you might as well keep them around until something better comes along, yes?   Ummm . . . no.   One of my very... Read more »

One Life to Live...Are You Living Your Best Life or Someone Else’s?

One Life to Live...Are You Living Your Best Life or Someone Else’s?
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve spent a nice chunk of my life living and existing as who and what everyone else thought I should be instead of who I’ve always known that I could be. I almost fell for it! I could have become what others thought that... 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 »
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Do You Have a Bungee Marriage?

Do You Have a Bungee Marriage?
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster A Bungee jumper is considered a person that seeks “Thrills” and likes to jump from high places. As they approach the ground; their cord will usually snap them back up for a thrill ride back to the top. This happens until the energy in the cord has been exhausted and... Read more »