Category: Dating nightmares

Ms. Bella Jones: How to Handle a Serial Cheater

Ms. Bella Jones: How to Handle a Serial Cheater
By Corrie Johnson Ms. Bella Jones is going viral for all the right reasons. “I don’t know who needs to hear this, but somebody does,” Bella says in her explosive FB Live video that has also gone viral on Twitter. And she’s right; in her video, Bella gets candid about the trauma of dealing with... Read more »

Story Time: My Date From Hell with Jamal

Story Time: My Date From Hell with Jamal
By Angela T. Jones, Official SBC Correspondent One date from hell I had several years ago was with a man who just couldn’t get ready to go. I’ve blocked his name from my memory,  so for this purpose, let’s call him Jamal. Jamal approached me and asked for my phone number while I was out... Read more »

Valentine's Day Fail: Looking for Love In All the Wrong Places

Valentine's Day Fail: Looking for Love In All the Wrong Places
Editor’s note: Happy Valentine’s Day! A few Six Brown Chicks members and official SBC correspondents have come together to share their stories of bad love–and how they got over it. Here’s part one of our Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places Series. Enjoy! By A Comeaux Put on your fuzzy socks and grab... 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 »

Your Boyfriend is NOT Your Babysitter; Watch Your Own Kids

Your Boyfriend is NOT Your Babysitter; Watch Your Own Kids
By Zondra Hughes Maleah Davis, a precious 4-year-old child, deserved to grow up. Yet, time and time again her safety was put at risk. It’s hard to empathize with Maleah’s grieving mother, Brittany Bowens, when the Maleah updates spread across news sites like an infection, each new detail more painful than the last. But context... Read more »

Top 10: BEST (and WORST) Love Advice on Twitter

Top 10: BEST (and WORST) Love Advice on Twitter
By Zondra Hughes If you’re in the throes of an unfulfilling relationship, Twitter can provide just the advice you need. Each Wednesday, we host the #SBCCHAT, where readers confidentially submit their love problems and our Tweethearts give their best—and worst—advice in 140 characters or less. Here are just a few. 10. “Let that man cheat... Read more »
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Inside Domestic Abuse: Scarves by Gina Brown

Inside Domestic Abuse: Scarves by Gina Brown
(Editor’s note: We connected with Gina Brown on Twitter; we love her work and wanted to share.) I used to wear scarves because I wanted to Then I wore scarves because I had to Pink boxes were your white flag Flowers and cookies always hidden in a bag You bruise so easily, you said As... Read more »

Drama Detox: 6 Steps to Shake the Snakes in Your Life

Drama Detox: 6 Steps to Shake the Snakes in Your Life
By A Comeaux As most of you may know I’ve embarked on a journey of clean eating, self-care and limitless thinking. This is no easy feat as it has cost me my most beloved vices: sex, men and liquor (as a sleep aid or social crutch or simply because, sad.) At the onset, I didn’t... Read more »

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself
By Gina B.   Breakups suck, period.  Regardless of how bad your relationship was, or how necessary the breakup, there is a minefield of nostalgic triggers that produce erratic explosions of disturbing emotions.   I’ve found that the best way to get through a breakup is a little bit of reinvention.   Here’s how it happens . .... Read more »
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Relationships: Would Your Ex Give You a Good Reference?

Relationships: Would Your Ex Give You a Good Reference?
By A Comeaux Why aren’t references required for relationships? Jobs ask for them whether you’re a nurse or a nanny, a cashier or an executive, new employers would like to know who and where you came from and the reason you’re no longer there… You can’t get credit unless your financial history is checked and... Read more »