Tag: Love

The #1 Reason Why You Should Never Judge a Man By His PayCheck

The #1 Reason Why You Should Never Judge a Man By His PayCheck
By A Comeaux As most of you now, we hosted our 5th annual Black Women’s Expo panel discussion, “He Says/She Says,” where we discussed the multifaceted dynamics of loving a Black man. While muddling through my personal opinions and the concerns of other sisters, (a few who were battling bitterness and hopelessness), there was a... 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 »

Kenyea's Plight: A Selfish Man Changes His Ways

Kenyea's Plight: A Selfish Man Changes His Ways
By Kenyea Beach Before 2008, I felt like I had a pretty good grip on what made my happy; my family and friends, networking, sports, shopping, and trips to a variety of places flooded my life. I was a newly single, smart, strong younger man who had whatever I wanted. I was raised by a... Read more »
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Morris tells: How God Forced Me to Change My Ways

Morris tells: How God Forced Me to Change My Ways
The Silence By Morris Brent At some point in life, most people approach a devastating crossroad that seems overwhelming. Some of us, unfortunately, have experienced such turbulence on multiple occasions and even repetitively, to the point where all hope is lost, including faith in ourselves and our spirituality. This is what happened to me. Living... Read more »

Girl Interrupted: How Brandi Got Her Self-Love Back

Brandi Davis
My Self-Love Journey: If I were honest… By Brandi Davis If I were honest…I used to live life as a scared 12-year-old girl until I learned to love myself… You see by the age of 12, I had dealt with various things that shaped how I viewed myself. Sexual Abuse By 12, my body was... Read more »

Kenyatta's Journey from Alcohol Hell to Inner Peace

Kenyatta's Journey from Alcohol Hell to Inner Peace
By Kenyatta, Formerly Known as KeSera From the very beginning…everybody always wanted something from me. Either it was my mind, my body, what I do, the rewards of what I do, etc. I never felt loved. Ever. The Rage A sharp pain erupted through my temples where a bandage bled red onto an unfamiliar place... Read more »
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Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This

Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This
By Suzette Wright For 35 of my 45 years of existence, I desperately searched for the self-love everyone tried to convince me I needed. Yet those words fell on my deaf ears as they were always unable to tell me HOW to do that! I was a woman who endured ridicule during childhood as the... Read more »

College Love: He Was Mr. Wrong and I Knew It

College Love: He Was Mr. Wrong and I Knew It
One of the main perks of being in college for me was a falsified sense of freedom and adult men. I mean they were really adults, with baritone voices, fully developed bodies, and a unique set of skills. (Liam Nielson but for erotic things)!! It was a cold January night, and I planned on attending... Read more »

Dear Future Wife: 6 Things I'm Looking For

Dear Future Wife: 6 Things I'm Looking For
by Ramel Werner Dear Future Wife: Even if you have a vision or idea of what your future mate will be like, it is important that you define the specific traits in your life partner. An example would be, “Someone who has a calm temperament and handles stress well.” This may sound minor, but the... Read more »
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How to Make Love to a Black Woman

How to Make Love to a Black Woman
By Amir, guest columnist Making love is spiritual and it forms a bond between two people that lingers long after the climax. Sex is a physical act, for some, it is just an exercise. If you’re juggling multiple women, no matter what you do in bed, you’re just having sex with them, because you’re playing... Read more »