Posts in category "Relationships"

I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me

I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me
By Kym B. “The strongest oak tree of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.” ― Napoleon Hill And... Read more »

Beware: This Red Flag Can RUIN Your Relationship

Beware: This Red Flag Can RUIN Your Relationship
By Shemeka Michelle The definition of insecurity reads “anxiety about oneself,” and that amazes me. What’s even more amazing to me is how this anxiety and lack of confidence can be transferrable in relationships. When you’re in a relationship with an insecure person, he or she may simply ask, “Where have you been?” But, in... Read more »

Valentine's Day: Best Advice for Bad Situations

Valentine's Day: Best Advice for Bad Situations
Valentine’s Day is this/close, and sometimes Cupid just can’t save the day. Love quarrels happen; mistakes are made; and unfortunately, break-ups occur as well. We’ve asked the cast of 72 Hours movie to give their best advice for those sticky situations. #72HoursMovie opens today and plays all week at these locations: Marcus Chicago Heights Cinema... Read more »
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Don't Ignore This Relationship Red Flag

Don't Ignore This Relationship Red Flag
By Angela T. Jones The one red flag that I believe women ignore–that defines the true intentions of SOME insecure men–is a man who always points out a woman’s physical flaws.  And yes, he expects her flaws to be fixed. All people have flaws. Some physical flaws come with being a woman. One example is... Read more »

Bedroom Challenges? Complete the Intimacy Discovery Questionnaire

Bedroom Challenges? Complete the Intimacy Discovery Questionnaire
by Dr. Dawj Did you know that you can be a better leader in your sex life? As a life development and leadership coach, I want you to know that leadership is not just about business, it is also about pleasure and making the total you better. I had a recent conversation with one of... Read more »

Relationships: This is One Messy Boots Situation

Relationships: This is One Messy Boots Situation
By Zondra Hughes For two years, I’ve patiently listened as my colleague detailed the time that she caught her boyfriend cheating on her. The incident happened Christmas 2012, and she has trouble letting it go. I understand her heartbreak, and I totally understand why the holiday will drudge up that painful memory. What I don’t... Read more »
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Shady Behavior -- If You See It, Avoid It!

Shady Behavior -- If You See It, Avoid It!
by Gina B.  There are a lot of shady people in this world. One of my girlfriends once told me about a man that she’d recently met.  She described him as “mysterious.”  I was curious about her description and probed further. She said that after their first conversation, she realized that she had done most... Read more »

Six Ways to Spoil HER-- Guys, make sure you read this one!

Six Ways to Spoil HER-- Guys, make sure you read this one!
By Gina B. Do you spoil your significant other? If the answer is no, shame on you! In my opinion, spoiling is a primary relationship component and it should be done regularly and reciprocated. By BOTH parties. I tend to be the CSO (Chief Spoiling Officer) in my relationships and it comes naturally to me.... Read more »

5 Guaranteed Ways to Get Sex By Thanksgiving

5 Guaranteed Ways to Get Sex By Thanksgiving
By Amy Loeb Sex! You want it, and despite being in a relationship with someone, you can’t get it. Let’s say for reasons beyond your control, you and your guy haven’t been frisky lately. He made you angry; the bills are piling up; the children are misbehaving (and they’re always home!) and the two of... Read more »
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6 Things Male Celebrities Told Me About Sex, Love and Money

1. On the GRIND:  "My work, my goal, my life, it's like a treadmill.  And there's no `stop' button on my treadmill.”  --Dwayne Johnson, highest grossing actor in Hollywood and philanthropist
By Zondra Hughes I’m grateful for my career choice as an editor/journalist because over the years, I’ve interviewed some dynamic people who have dropped nuggets of wisdom about love, sex and money that continue to shape my world today. Here are six of my favorite quotes culled from my interviews and conversations about life. Feel... Read more »