Category: Couples

Rebuilding My Life After I Caught My Husband with my Best Friend

Posed by professional model. By Nicole Johnson, for Six Brown Chicks I was married to Charles for 4 years; Yvonne had been my best friend since high school. Last year, I caught Charles and Yvonne in our marital bed. Here’s what happened. I’m a traveling nurse, and I frequently work out of town. At the... Read more »

22 Life Hacks for 2022

By Zondra Hughes, Six Brown Chicks Stay alive and thrive. Here are 22 life hacks for 2022, for your mind, body, soul and bank account. 1. Find your HAPPY. When was the last time you did something that made you happy? Inspire yourself; it’s time to think about your needs. 2. Fight the gaslight. The... Read more »

Ronnell & Keianna Burns: Tragic End for a Young Power Couple

Young Black power couple meets a tragic end. Photo: Ear to the Streets STL Facebook group. By Zondra Hughes On social media, Ronnell and Keianna Burns had it all: Wealth. Beauty. Influence. A loving blended family, and a network of ambitious mentees who were willing to grow old (and rich) with them. The successful duo... Read more »
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This Valentine's Day, Don't Be Fooled by Mr. & Mrs. TikTok

This Valentine's Day, Don't Be Fooled by Mr. & Mrs. TikTok
By Zondra Hughes  Those cute TikTok videos of couples cooking and dancing together really hit differently during a global pandemic. I was dozing off to Netflix in my dimly-lit abode when a TikTok notification invaded my peace. I glanced at my phone to witness a cute couple, all toned and perfect, laughing, preparing an elaborate... Read more »

Aisha Isreal: 5 Signs He's Living a Double-Life

Aisha Isreal: 5 Signs He's Living a Double-Life
by Aisha Isreal Fourteen years of my life were spent being married to a sex addict. For many years, I thought he was incredibly forgetful, bad with time management, and simply immature. Once I began paying attention, and following up on information he gave me, I realized he was a liar. Knowing he was a liar, led... Read more »

For Singles: 6 Things to Know about Those Perfect Social Media Couples

For Singles: 6 Things to Know about Those Perfect Social Media Couples
By Devin Miller Hey single one, do you feel slighted by the mini #jayandbeys of the world? Have your friends been punishing your pupils with their “couple goals” hashtags and matching outfits? Does it feel that everyone is boo’ed up but you? Well lean in, my single friends: I have some vital information that I... Read more »
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A Man Speaks: 5 Signs That He's Wasting Your Time

A Man Speaks: 5 Signs That He's Wasting Your Time
Editor’s Note:  I asked my friend Charles to share how men decide when to settle down; these are his words. –Zondra Hughes 5 Signs That He’s Wasting Your Time By Charles Dixon III There are at least three types of men out here who may cross your path while dating: The Ready Man, (he knows... Read more »

When the Main Chick and the Side Chick Know Each Other

When the Main Chick and the Side Chick Know Each Other
By A Comeaux It’s windy outside now but it’s about to get cold! I need to tap a few you on the shoulder with some tips from the side chick. Now before you gather your stones please keep in mind that no matter where you are today, chances are at one point or two, you... Read more »

Plan Carefully Before Shacking Up

Plan Carefully Before Shacking Up
By Gina B. I’ve known several couples who have fallen into what I call Circumstantial Shacking.   I’ve done it, and I’ve vowed never to do it again.   There are several seemingly rational reasons for cohabitation: We’re together every day – we might as well live together. I’m sick of traveling back and forth to his... Read more »
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