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MenoPAUSE? How about MenoSTOP!

By Nicole Harding Hit the road Jack, and don’t cha come back no more, no more, no more, no more! After 40 years of ups and downs, wins and losses, there’s nothing left here to do. The time to go is now. It’s been time. In fact, it’s overdue. When we first met, you showed... Read more »

Story Time: Nicole Has Been Married for 28 Years. Here Are the 6 Things She Looked For in Her Mate

Story Time: Nicole Has Been Married for 28 Years. Here Are the 6 Things She Looked For in Her Mate
By Nicole Corbitt Harding, Official Six Brown Chicks Correspondent  Looking for love? So often it’s not where you look but what you are looking for in a mate that matters most. I think back to the time when we used to find a boy we liked and we would say, “we are going together.” So... Read more »

Men Speak Out: Top 10 Love Rules for 2020

Men Speak Out: Top 10 Love Rules for 2020
By Zondra Hughes If you don’t know where your relationship is going you may end up somewhere else. And, no one has time for that, right? On that note, Cabryl Breotti and I asked several men to share one thing they wish women knew about men. Here are their unedited responses. TOP 10 LOVE RULES FOR 2020... Read more »
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One-Minute Review: Disney’s The Lion King

One-Minute Review: Disney’s The Lion King
By Zondra Hughes This isn’t your childhood Lion King movie. And then again, it is. You know the story and the addictive musical score and thus Disney’s The Lion King (2019) is chockful of spoilers: Mufasa must die. Scar is more snake than lion. The young king Simba will lose his way, lose touch with... Read more »

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 »

Sherese's Story: "I Was Blindsided By Divorce."

Sherese's Story: "I Was Blindsided By Divorce."
By Sherese Renee Seevers On Thursday, December 1st, 2011, my husband gave me an early Christmas present. We were sitting across from each other having a difficult conversation about the status of our almost 5-year-old marriage – a mere 28 days before our anniversary. Voices weren’t raised, tears hadn’t fallen, but our four palms were... Read more »
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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 »

5 Fast Facts About Dîner en Blanc Chicago

By Zondra Hughes Last night’s Dîner en Blanc Chicago event took place near the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (32nd and State Street). I was thrilled to take Industry Buzzz’s LuTonya Lang with me this year. Here are five things to know about the event. 1. The elegant tradition was born in France. Le Dîner en... Read more »

Tricks Are For Kids, and So Are BOYFRIENDS!

Tricks Are For Kids, and So Are BOYFRIENDS!
By Shemeka Michelle, author & SBC Correspondent   I recently made a post on Facebook that stated “It took me having a boyfriend after 40, to realize I’m too f#cking old for one.” While I’m sure the true meaning behind those words went over a lot of heads, I know there are many mature men... Read more »
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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 »