Posts in category "Respect"

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 »

10 Signs That You're Addicted to His Penis

10 Signs That You're Addicted to His Penis
By Helen Goldberg guest blogger  Great sex makes us stupid, and men know this all too well. Think about it; if he blows your mind in the bedroom, you’ll give him whatever he wants. And that’s not so bad, if you’re within the confines of a committed relationship. There is a problem, however, if your... Read more »

Hey White Guy: 7 Tips for Dating a Black Woman

Hey White Guy: 7 Tips for Dating a Black Woman
Interracial Dating Done (W)right by Andrea Wright At one point in my idealistic youth, I thought, “there’s no difference dating men of different races”. I was asked to revisit this idea recently. Of course, there are similarities: they are men and thus the majority of them need validation that they are able to protect, provide... Read more »
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27 Monday Motivation Tips from Oprah's The Life You Want Tour

Iyanla Vanzant and Oprah Winfrey on the Life You Want Tour.
By Shameeka Hunt It’s MONDAY! Let’s get motivated! I thought that Day 1 of the two day #LifeYouWantDC event was awesome.  Day 2 was even more mind blowing, thought provoking, energetic, and astounding.  Day 2 is when Oprah brought to the stage each of her trailblazers that went deeper into what it means and what... Read more »

Ray Rice Knocked Her Out--and THEN She Married Him

Ray Rice Knocked Her Out--and THEN She Married Him
By A Comeaux It used to be fun when I wrote: For Love or Money… Marry, Stay, Date, heck it’s all relative! Love and Money are two paramount factors in relationships. Listening to people converse over why one is more important or why without both the love ship would sink was pure entertainment to me.... Read more »

My Sad Life as the Side Chick

My Sad Life as the Side Chick
By Zondra Hughes Once you’ve been a Side Chick, you can’t shake that experience–especially if it didn’t end well. I should know, I was a Side Chick. Iowa State University can be a sad place when you’re the only brown girl for miles, and yes, I do mean miles. The few black guys on campus... Read more »
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Lust is a Battlefield

Lust is a Battlefield
By A Comeaux Tell me when or what rap song or R&B crooner gave men the OK to toy around with a woman’s heart? Our bodies are said to be a playground but that never meant for men to come swing on our emotions and monkey around with our hearts. When we slip, there’s no... Read more »

Walking While Female: Street Harassment Nightmare

JeTuan Lavyonne’s Nightmare I was walking to my car in my old neighborhood. Well, it was fragments of my old neighborhood pieced together. I cringed when I saw that my car was parked directly in front of a group of men. My heart pounded as I got closer and closer to my car. I began... Read more »

Men Think They Want To Date Me--Until They Try

Men Think They Want To Date Me--Until They Try
By Angela T. Jones I’ve had men ask me to quit my job, relocate, give up my business and stop pursuing my goals so that I can be with them. Since I’m almost 40 and haven’t married any of those men, it’s safe for you to assume I didn’t do any of those things. Here’s... Read more »
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Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter

Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter
By A Comeaux Good morning and good evening. Come in and take a seat please, as there are a few things I want to talk to you about, Black girl. No disrespect. We all have a little girl in us that we channel and she’s the one who needs to hear this. I want to... Read more »