Today 1 in 5 relationships start from the Internet, at least that’s what the Match.com commercial says. I believe it. Even looking at my friends who are in relationships, 1 out of 5 met their guy from a website.
As a transplant from Chicago to LA, I used the internet casually to meet new guy friends. Then once I made the decision to get married, I became a member of a few sites as a way to diversify my dating pool. || Read more
Love and Money
I got a note from Gee Chee about the benefits of marriage besides the two incomes. Thank you for asking Gee Chee! In regards to marriage and why it’s a wealth creator, there are a few different reasons. || Read more
Have you ever noticed that sometimes during your single life you have an abundance of men? I see this very often and I remember it clearly myself. When it rains, it pours. You can go from a drought to a new guy for each night.
The older we become the longer the droughts last, they can go from weeks to months to years. When men approach you in packs, it’s normal to think that it will last forever, kind of like an up market. || Read more
We love them! Some people like the drama, some like the decadence, others like that the people on the shows have lives more screwed up than theirs.
You know what I like about reality shows? Love is a better adjective, I love that the people on the shows are going after their dreams. They are dream chasers and that’s an admirable quality to have in my book. All of those shows have people going after something, be it marriages, restaurants, new sports teams, shoe lines, friends, a new life for their kids.
I also like that reality shows are where I get to see people that look like me. The other day I flipped from Love and Hip Hop
, Housewives of Atlanta
, to The Game
and || Read more
Try to read this objectively and without judgmentt. Baby talk is a weapon that should be kept in your back pocket and used when needed. In the meantime I want you to practice using this very necessary tool that is specific to women. Try it out on guys you casually date to see what types work best.
I was reading Media Take Out and they mentioned that Nicki Minaj’s boyfriend had beat her a few times or something like that. Now, the validity of this claim aside, the reality is that talented beautiful girls in all walks of life are constantly hooking up with guys who hit them. I wondered why and remembered this phrase I had repeatedly heard from lost souls, “I can’t date a man that let’s me walk all over him.” || Read more
A friend of mine moved to DC and while we were catching up I told her about my business…you know being a dating coach for Black women and all. She immediately went to a situation that’s been bothering her.
She told me, “I have a girlfriend who has been with a guy for 6 years and she wants to get married but it doesn’t seem like he wants to. She tells the guy that she will never leave him and she won’t. Can you give me one sentence to have my friend get out of that situation? ” || Read more