Posts in category "Communication"

Military Wife's 5 Tips for a Long-Distance Relationship

Military Wife's 5 Tips for a Long-Distance Relationship
5 Tips for a Successful Long Distance Relationship By Tinita Tennant We see the relationship dynamic changing tremendously and the once inconceivable success of a long distance relationship is achievable. My husband has been in Korea for a year and we’ve come to learn that having a long distance relationship has the same requirements as... Read more »

Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears

 Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears
By Courtney Waldon “Did she just…? No she didn’t!” These are phrases we use when someone has crossed a line or disrespected us. How do you handle the feeling, especially when it’s a close friend? Let me tell you my story, I’ll try to keep it brief. Let’s call my friend Veronica. Veronica and I... Read more »

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It
By Toni J. Spearman When the choir started singing, I Don’t Look Like What I’ve Been Through by Deon Kipping last Sunday, I could barely contain myself as the tears fell. Almost two years ago, my marriage began a vicious decline. The man I loved the most became the man I hated the most. I... Read more »
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3 Marriage Rules to Save Your Marriage

3 Marriage Rules to Save Your Marriage
“My wife was designed just for me and I love what God made no matter how many challenges we face”- James Sangster (1950-2012)   My hubby used to tell me that although my design was made just for him, I had to make a few “tweaks” here and there to make it perfect.  I loved... Read more »

What Do YOU Want?

What Do YOU Want?
By A Comeaux In the past week I’ve had a few conversations and arguments alike all hovering around the debate of what people want. The expectations set on us by others, the secret desires that our fears keep us from pursuing and the dire need to ‘be accepted,’ all play vital roles in our lives.... Read more »

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope
Editors note: We’ve invited new bloggers to join our team. This little gem is from Jean Usen. Tell us what you think! Drama is Dressed to Kill and She Plays for Keeps By Jean Usen The heart, mind and spirit of a woman are her very essence. Drama creates a rift in that essence and... Read more »
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He Says, She Says: Relationship Panel at Black Women's Expo

He Says, She Says: Relationship Panel at Black Women's Expo
It’s time to do it again!  The Six Brown Chicks and six sexy, successful bachelors will explore the male and female perspective about intimacy and lasting relationships on March 29th at 5:00 p.m. at the 20th Anniversary of the Black Women’s Expo. View some of the topics to be discussed here. The relationship panel, He... Read more »

Is Your Relationship Starving?

Is Your Relationship Starving?
By Yanni Brown Is it possible that your relationship is romantically deficient? Has your relationship become routine and boring? Have you gotten to the point that you create a schedule for lovemaking, tentatively penciling one another on the “To Do List”? What happened to the two people who couldn’t keep their hands off of each... Read more »

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers
By Zondra Hughes No is a powerful little word that is sometimes hard to say when a so-called friend or lover is staring you in the face, and asking you to cross a line. If you don’t say no when the favor asked will put you at risk personally, professionally, and, um, financially, you may... Read more »
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Love & Sex Part 2: 10 Things Men Want You to Know

Love & Sex Part 2: 10 Things Men Want You to Know
You knew it was bound to happen; men have read your 10 things list and have contributed 10 things they want women to know. Fellas, thank you so much for taking the time to send your list of demands. Chicks, please don’t shoot the messenger. Without further ado, here are the 10 Things Men Want... Read more »