Category: Good Men

Black Men Speak: 9 Ways to Become a Better Lover, Friend & Life Partner to Black Women

Black Men Speak: 9 Ways to Become a Better Lover, Friend & Life Partner to Black Women
By Zondra Hughes; photos, Cabryl Breotti and Zondra Hughes “Look at that box of chocolates,” a woman coos as she enters the room. In her sights was an assortment of 9 distinguished, attractive, Black men, holding court during the 8th Annual Six Brown Chicks’ relationship panel, Wives, Girlfriends and Sidechicks Ask Black Men, WTF Do... Read more »

Charles Dixon: How the Sneaky Friend Ruins Relationships

Charles Dixon: How the Sneaky Friend Ruins Relationships
By Charles Dixon  One of the most dangerous threats in the jungle of love today is the FRIEND. The friend, who used to be referred to as “that’s my home girl/my dude, we got history, we go way back and so on,” has taken on an entirely new meaning. The term is used so loosely... Read more »

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will
By Yanni Brown I’ve had the most interesting conversation with some awesome men this past week. I love gleaning from their wisdom when it comes to sharing their thought provoking points of view about relationships. While we know that men and women are very different when it comes to what’s needed in a relationship but... Read more »
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How Long is Too Long to Wait for True Love?

How Long is Too Long to Wait for True Love?
 By Shanti Ray It’s Tuesday and that 20 minute drive it normally takes to get to work has now turned into an hour because it’s raining. Traffic is backed up and you’ve been sitting in the same spot for well over 15 minutes now. Silence fills the car as you embark on your routine of... Read more »

Soft is the New Boss: What Beyonce & Ayesha Curry Do Right

Soft is the New Boss: What Beyonce & Ayesha Curry Do Right
By Deya “Direct” Smith I am here for Ayesha Curry & Beyoncé at the same time. Why? Because at first glance, they may come across as polar opposites at least in terms of how they present themselves to the world, but from where I sit and write, they have mastered the game of softly working... Read more »

A Man Speaks: Let's Play Monopoly, It's More Than a Game

A Man Speaks: Let's Play Monopoly, It's More Than a Game
Let’s Play Monopoly By Vincent K. Harris, Guest blogger Monopoly is not just a game; it is a blueprint of how your finances should be handled. As a child you knew the secrets to managing money. You applied the secrets to managing money daily as you played the game of Monopoly. Why did you grow... Read more »
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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 »

6 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

6 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues
By Tania Brown While the holidays may be a joyous time for some, for others it’s not “the most wonderful time of the year.” Some people love the snow, reindeer, lights and eggnog whereas others absolutely abhor the holidays.  In fact, when the holidays roll around, they’d much rather sink into a hole, disappear and... Read more »

Lonely, Sexless and Married

Lonely, Sexless and Married
He smiled megawatts that shot straight to my soul. Incredibly handsome in person in contrast to his creepy profile picture. So we met on Twitter one day, I was browsing, minding my business and reading about others’ woes and rants. But he struck me. I’m no #TwitterHottie with thousands upon thousands of twit fans, so... Read more »
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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 »