21 Jul 2015

The Death of Sandra Bland: Jim Crow vs. Civil Rights Part Two

Since learning of Sandra Bland’s passing, I have experienced the full gamut of emotions. It took the first 24 hours for me to process that my sorority sister had actually been found hanging in a jail cell in 2015. They said she committed suicide but common sense wouldn’t allow me

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04 May 2015

The Season Of My Life!

This article is the continuation of a series of articles from guest bloggers as they chronicle their journeys in life. The series will include journeys in health and wellness, life and love, happiness, poverty to prosperity and many others. This is the second article from our first guest blogger: Staci Cash from

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26 Nov 2014

Let’s Talk About Black Relationships

Blackloveforum.com is a website dedicated to Black love and healthy Black relationships. We have spent our entire existence trying to help others to get to a healthier place in their lives. Whether that be emotionally, mentally, physically, spiritually or financially. It has been a great premise for years and an

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30 Oct 2014

An Awakened Mindset

If you haven’t been watching lately, you may not know that Black love and Black relationships are supposed to be in an overall state of decline. If you have been watching, you already know that Black love and relationships aren’t the only things in decline. The deterioration of the family

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28 Apr 2014

Have We Become Racially Ambivalent?

By now most of you have heard the nearly nine minute long taped recording of Donald Sterling giving an emotional and racist rant to his side chick that was reported by TMZ earlier last week. In it he states that he does not want her bringing black people to his

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19 Feb 2014

The Truth About Side Pieces

Being that Valentine’s Day just passed and for the past two weeks I have seen and heard a constant barrage of information about “side chicks”, I felt it was rightfully time for a man to actually speak out about side pieces. Now sit still and hold on tight because what

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28 Jan 2013

Taking Care Of My Husband: I Love Him Enough To Make Him Go!!!

As the New Year is in full effect, most of us have scheduled or plan to schedule our yearly physical exam. Most women will gear up to make the call and schedule their PAP and Mammograms, if needed, even Colonoscopy to make sure digestive systems are in good working order.

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04 Jan 2013

Cutting Off My Oxygen: I Say SHAWTY NO – And I Mean HELL NO!!

So over the past couple of days I’ve been inundated with tweets and inbox messages about this Shawty Lo character.  Naturally I had no idea who this dude was, so I had to turn to trusty Google.  Apparently Shawty Lo is a G-Unit recording artist with 10 baby mamas and

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15 Dec 2012

Possibly The Best Wedding Dance EVER!! [VIDEO]

We have seen a lot of wedding dance videos, but we found this one circulating Facebook today it might just top them all.  We haven’t been able to find out who this couple is yet, but we are certainly curious to know how they came up with  a 3 and

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04 Dec 2012

Tony’s Tips: The ABC’s To Get Your Man To Handle Anything

Obviously there are huge differences between men and women when it comes to communicating and handling issues.  Most men, including me, just don’t want to talk about things that we know will cause discord. Yeah, we understand that avoidance really won’t resolve the issue, but we hope our girl will

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13 Apr 2012

His Style Matters: Foundation-Socks

It’s time to knock your SOCKS OFF! Fashion socks are socks that sticks out from the traditional dress socks; black, grey or blue socks. Fashion socks are usually more creative with checkered patterns, stripes or other combinations. Fashion socks can be worn in accompaniment to dress shoes, sneakers and are

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10 Apr 2012

The Elephant In The (Dating) Room: (pt. 2)- Commitment

Well, let’s not waste any time…let’s deal with another big elephant, “commitment.” There was a time when we could all just assume that we’re in a committed relationship. You remember the days, when you could slip the object of your desire a note that read, “Do you like me? Yes…No…Maybe.

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09 Apr 2012

The 2012 Standard

I was listening to the radio some time ago and there was a segment discussing relationships between men and women searching for Mr. or Ms. Right. One of the key discussion points was that of “standards”. Are my standards to high? Are my standards to low? Many are concerned their

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02 Apr 2012

One, Two, Threesome! Ménage a trois, Anyone? (Part 2)

With enticing benefits like those mentioned in part one, you might be thinking why not, I’m all the way in! However, keep in mind that sex between two people can be tricky enough. Now just imagine, adding a third person to the mix and how this may open the door

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30 Mar 2012

The Pros And Cons Of Joint And Separate Finances

So you and your partner are getting serious. The talk of marriage is in the air, however you haven’t quite decided on how to manage your finances as a couple. Should you continue to have separate accounts or join your finances? Should the idea of joining accounts even be considered

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26 Mar 2012

Our Founder Would Like Your Comments [VIDEO]

BLF’s Founder Jai Stone would like to solicit your comments on her recent interview with Alfred Edmond, Jr. , SVP/Editor-at-large of Black Enterprise Magazine.  Ms. Stone was given 10 minutes to interview Mr. Edmond about the challenges facing minority/women entrepreneurs.  Please review the video below and add your comments.  In

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26 Mar 2012

My Piece Of The P.I.E. Ensuring My Career Growth And Success (Part 3)

Our last two articles provided great information on your PERFORMANCE and IMAGE and their importance in your career growth and success. The last piece of the P.I.E. is EXPOSURE. It’s all about who you know…WRONG! It’s all about who knows you. I know Michelle Obama; she has no idea I

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22 Mar 2012

Absolutely No Drama

Many of today’s relationships involve the joining of two people that have had previous relationships in which children were conceived. As a result, issues such as child support and visitation can evolve into emotionally charged battles if misused for methods of manipulation, intimidation, or control. Such battles can create labels

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20 Mar 2012

My Piece Of The P.I.E. Ensuring My Career Growth And Success (Part 2)

Last week, we talked about the importance of your job PERFORMANCE in your career growth. This week, we’re discussing your IMAGE. Image is about so much more than what you’re wearing. It consists of how you: 1. Look 2. Sound 3. Act YOUR LOOK You never get a second chance

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16 Mar 2012

Time To Get Your Legs In Order: SQUAT!

One thing I always tell my clients when teaching them how to properly perform a squat is to: “Sit back into the squat!” or just imagine you’re going to sit down into a chair. The hip joint is a ball and socket joint which allows it to have such a

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13 Mar 2012

Falling In Love Ain’t Shhhhut Yo Mouth! Somebody Please Talk To Me About How To Stay There

“People grow apart, people change… All of these people running around here jumping, hopping, skipping, diving, falling in love…falling in love ain’t sh*t. Somebody talk to me PLEASE about how to stay there. Do I love my wife? Hell yes. Is she here? Hell no.” This is an interesting dialogue

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11 Mar 2012

Celebrate National Black Marriage Day: The Pink & Blue Soiree 2012 [EVENT]

ATLANTA, GA – March 25th 2012 is National Black Marriage Day and we want to invite you to help us celebrate.  Black Love Forum & The Relationship Party Radio have partnered to present our 1st annual Pink & Blue Soiree,  and we are excited!  Come mix-n-mingle with us as we

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08 Mar 2012

5 Steps To A Healthier You

I don’t know about you, but I love to eat! As I witnessed my weight spiraling out of control, I quickly realized that either I was going to have to stop eating or learn how to make better choices when I did eat. These days you won’t catch me going

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05 Mar 2012

Does ONLY Dating Black Men Make You Racist?

It seems that black women dating outside their race has become a hot topic among ALL races.  My friends seem to all get pissed because so many other ethnicities seem to take an interest in who we are screwing. As for me, I’m just amazed at how many of ‘the others’ are

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02 Mar 2012

20 Ways To Be Happier In Life

I have often been accused of being eternally happy. Ironically I am usually called this by the same folks that call me rude or mean. I have no idea what that is about, but if it works for them then so be it. However, I recently began to wonder, what

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