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First Date Ideas: COVID-19 Friendly

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Going on a first date is already nerve-racking enough, but now with the extra worry and stress surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it makes dating more of an obstacle course. On top of the ordinary things to worry about — like, will you guys hit it off, or what should you wear, now you also have […]

Relationship Expert Pimps part 2: Down Goes Derrick Jaxn

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  Pimp:  a criminal who is associated with, usually exerts control over, and lives off the earnings of one or more prostitutes (Merriam-webster dictionary) Relationship expert pimp: a narcissist who builds online platforms off of those seeking love usually panders, disregards, disparages their audience for capital gains. A little over three months ago I wrote […]

8 Types of Women Men Should Avoid Dating Seriously

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For starters, it was difficult for me to put this piece together. Not because of the title itself, but because of my innate instinct to not only protect women, but to empower them into believing that we can have anything we want. Especially when it comes to men. Although my bias when it comes to […]

How to Deal With Rejection The Right Way

How to Deal With Rejection The Right Way

Have you ever noticed how being turned down stops some people from trying again, while others bounce back from rejection stronger than before? Everyone experiences some sort of rejection, but mentally strong people use that pain to grow stronger and become better. If you were excluded from a social engagement, or you were passed up […]

7 First Date Rules to Follow for Lasting Romance

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When it comes to first date rules, it’s all about trying to make a good first impression. Not because you have anything to prove, but because first dates can make or break a potential relationship. Dating coaches will tell you what to say, wear, and behave on a first date, in order to snag the […]

5 Love Lessons From Jada and Will Smith’s ‘Red Table Talk’

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Growing up, my parents always told me that the key to a lasting relationship is friendship. Have I always been successful following this piece of advice? No. Do I still value my parents’ words of wisdom? Absolutely! Last week, Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith sat down for a Red Table Talk where Jada elaborated on her […]

Would You Date Someone with a 9-5 Job?

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B. Simone has been making headlines with her recent allegations of allegedly plagiarising her newest book Baby Girl: Manifest the Life You Want. Although she made a statement apologizing for her error in judgment with the content and publication of her book, Ms. Simone is not lowering her stance on not wanting to date a […]

Love Lost: Why Black Men Don’t Value Black Women

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It’s not easy to be a black woman searching for a partner. Even though today’s romantic landscape has changed dramatically, with the search for love taking place predominantly on dating websites and applications, racism remains ingrained in modern U.S. dating culture. For black women specifically, we tend to experience racial prejudices while dating more so […]

Celebrities who met their love through a friend

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle From their first TV interview, the world had hope that royal love could be born out a blind date, as Price Harry and fiancé Megan Markle revealed that their relationship was born out of a totally blind set-up by a mutual friend. “It was definitely a set-up,” Markle said in the interview. […]

5 Things Men Look For

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Imagine yourself walking down the street. You’re enjoying a casual stroll through a fairly busy city block. The sun is shining beautifully as the leaves of most trees show their stunning autumn colors as Fall encroaches. Despite the change in season, the temperature is extremely comfortable and you happen to have on one your favorite […]