No relationship, including mine, goes without its share of hurt. Understanding that hurt and disappointments are just a part of relating to others no matter the status or hierarchy of the relationship should be noted. We all view situations depending on the lens that has shaped us through our environment
This one is for the fellas, keep in mind that women are fickle beasts with many delicate sensibilities. Its not our fault, but not only are we bred differently, but we also are affected differently by things that don’t have much of an effect on men. So when it comes
Whether you’re single or are currently seeing that special someone, there’s nothing quite like planning your future wedding. You can never be too prepared when it comes to this magical day in your life. From choosing the destination to the venue, right down to what type of food you’d like
WE ARE STILL INSPIRED BY BLACK LOVE A NOTE FROM BLF FOUNDER, JAI STONE A few months back I saw a two-part interview where Oprah interviewed Jamie Foxx. They were discussing happy marriages when Oprah asked Jamie if he could name 5 happily married couples. Silently, I raveled off 15
How do you keep up with what you eat during the day. Renee J. Ross has some great tips for food journaling. See more videos from Renee on her You Tube channel or follow her fun updates on Twitter.
Some things in marriage need to be discussed on a regular basis, but a lot couples let them slide. Household finances is one of those topics. In fact, it should be discussed even before saying “I do”, since spending habits are usually similar before and after marriage. While we don’t
So, it has been brought to my attention that Black Men today are no longer pursuing Black women; no, not because of the drama, not because of the baby daddy count nor because of our independence….but because they are sick of trying to compete with Jesus!! How about that! Yeap,
…usually women who see what they want, and go after it. There’s this misconception being spread by a particular relationship expert(I won’t call names), that women who make the first move are thirsty and selling themselves short. She, like a lot of women, don’t understand why a man might not be
It’s awards season again and this means that the gowns and tuxes are out! We look to the celebrities to shine and set the tone for formal fashion for the year during this season. Here are some of my personal favorites from this past weekend’s Golden Globes Awards for women
2012 was an awesome year for Black Love. We had some awesome stories and we are really proud of Team BLF for bringing us some great inspiration for getting back to healthy Black Love. We chose the following list based on popularity, message content and relevance. Here goes: 10. 15
Well, I want to let everyone know that there may be offensive words in this post. If you are offended by blunt truth, words that you possibly already use regularly and the reality of what is said, this post will certainly offend you. But, I have to talk about this
He’s your knight in shining armor; she’s your angel and queen to be. You’ve been basking in each other’s bliss and nothing can take you away from those love-tinted shades you’ve been wearing. That is until…. you start tap dancing on each other’s nerves! He snores She sounds like a
Imagine your favorite dessert (cake, ice cream, pie, etc.) garnished with your favorite tasty topping and served to you just the way you like it! Sounds delicious right? But, what happens when this insatiable treat of paradise turns from an image of delight into a real life disaster? What steps
Sometimes we forget that love is wonderful and life is fun. The staff at Black Love Forum decided it was high time we remind you to live and laugh a little. We have partnered with Laughalujah to bring you some of the funniest comics around the country. Check back every week
By now you should have read, seen or heard the sad story of the case of Trayvon Martin. The African American teenager who looked much younger than he was, who was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch man (who should NOT have been armed) that claimed Trayvon was armed
How often do we forget as my boy Katt Williams said, “You have to take care of your star player” (lol). How can you give yourself what you don’t have to offer? Loving yourself goes beyond treating yourself to a mani and a pedi which are all nice but we
MACON, GA – If you ever take the time to chat with me, you will find out in short order that I hail from the ‘Heart of Georgia’, Macon. I’m pretty proud of that fact because our little town has given wings to some of the world’s greatest talent. Legends
Usually I write about my personal life, but that is only one facet of being a well rounded Wife, Mother and Career Maven!! I’ve decided to share some insights into what I’ve learned as a professional. Many new managers believe that all they need to do to be successful and
Style Matters to me because I know you get one time to make a great first impression. In making that great first impression you should start with your shoes. It is the foundation of your look. As boys, we are taught that masculinity and a concern for style are
You know when you get something that you always wanted, and then you find out it wasn’t all what it was is cracked up to be…that’s how my date was with Corporate Thug…what can I say, I got a soft spot for the kid… I’m currently entertaining Baby Boy, so
When I heard about Eddie Murphy’s new film A Thousand Words I was left wondering how good ole Eddie would pull off most of the film without talking??!! C’mon lets face it what is most funny to us is what Murphy SAYS! Who can forget the sold-out stadiums for his stand up
While going through my early morning Twitterings, I came across one that made me tingle with glee! It seems that TODAY is the 2nd anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. T.J. Holmes. Yayyyy!!! #BlackLoveRocks Most of us know Brutha T.J. from CNN but these days, he has made a home at
When we are in love, the world is golden and nothing gets us down. When we are out of love, we are desperate to regain those feelings we had while in love.
This has to stop. I can’t believe I’m sharing this, but I have to admit it. I’m past the embarrassment and deeply desire true healing from the situation. You see, I want to keep the communication with my hubby fresh, active, and healthy. But, I have to make a decision.