Is A “Friends With Benefits” Relationship Healthy?

  In the past few decades, sex has become more casual from the days when sex was only performed if two consenting adults were in a relationship that was leading towards marriage.  More and more people are choosing to hold off on tying the knot to explore their sexuality within non-traditional relationships, and the most common…

4 Pillars Of A Healthy Relationship

When it comes to relationship advice there are a plethora of options on the market to help singles and couples get it together, but with all of these different opinions it can become a bit difficult to know what truly makes a healthy relationship.  Every person is going to have a different opinion about what…

You Are Not Alone: 5 Common Frustrations Of Single Black Women

Maneuvering the dating scene as a grown woman can come with any number of frustrations. I’ve listed five of the most common and how to turn the tables. Trust me, you are not alone! 1. Feeling like men have the upper hand Do you feel like you are always competing because there are so many…

Psychologically Hijacked

The definition of hijack, based on Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary, is “to stop and steal (a moving vehicle); to take control of (an aircraft) by force; to subject to extortion or swindling.” Although it may sound harsh to use the word “hijacking” when referring to some relationships, but this has happened more times that we’d like…

Lipstick, High Heels, Make-up and a Smile

When a woman becomes attractive to a man, one of the first things he notices is her outward appearance and her allure.  He becomes acutely aware of her sense of style, her attractive smile and demeanor, and her beautiful face, typically made up to enhance her natural beauty. Just one look at a beautiful woman…

4 Stages to Recognize Everything That Glitters Ain’t Gold

You may have heard the saying, “Everything that glitters ain’t gold.” This may be applied to money and opportunities, but it is often used to describe relationships, especially romantic ones.   We know that people will show you one face, but sometimes there can be another one hidden. So, if a guy continues to treat you how…