11 Feb 2014

14 Most Inspiring Black Couples (2014 Edition)

14 COUPLES THAT INSPIRE BLACK LOVE: A NOTE FROM BLF FOUNDER JAI STONE It’s that time of year again! Valentine’s Day is this week, but love is ALWAYS in the air here at Black Love Forum, and I think that’s because we are constantly inspired by those who love and

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12 Jun 2012

My Wife Is A Shopaholic, HELP!

Ok Mr. YBMM (Young Black & Married Man), My wife & I are always getting into arguments, I mean ALWAYS, because she will not stop spending money! I’m like seriously, what is your problem? I think she is truly addicted to spending money. She claims a lot of time she’s

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10 Sep 2011

Blogger Bio: Mr. Shannon Lanier (Ask A Young Black Married Man)

Energetic. Personable. Spiritually grounded. Inspiring. These are just some of the words that describe Emmy Award-winning multimedia journalist Shannon Antonio Lanier. As an author, national television show correspondent/senior producer, event host/emcee, and real estate agent, Lanier knows all too well the importance of being a well-rounded individual. This renaissance man, loves

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07 Sep 2011

Why Doesn’t My Boyfriend Listen To Me?

Dear Young Black Married Man: Simply put, my man doesn’t listen to me. I mean literally! I’ll tell him something and ask what do you think & he’s like what, what did you say. Other examples include me asking him to pick something up at the store, & when he

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31 Aug 2011

I’m KEEPING My Cookies Until Marriage!

Dear Young Black Married Man: My issue is good & bad… I’m actively out dating, but refuse to have sex until I’m married. It’s just the principal that I was raised on & I don’t just want to give my cookies to every little boy that comes along. I think

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18 Aug 2011

My Girlfriend is Cheating On Me (with Facebook)

Dear Young Black Married Man, My girlfriend who lives w/ me is ALWAYS on the computer chatting w/ her friends, FaceBooking, Tweeting, etc. She’s even doing it as we’re falling asleep. Sometime I feel like I’m in a three way relationship, because I have to share time with the computer/smart

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06 Aug 2011

My Boyfriend Still Lives With His Ex!

Dear Young Black Married Man: I’ve been dating this guy for a few weeks now and from the beginning he was upfront & honest about the fact the he and his wife are in the process of getting a divorce b/c it’s just not working out. No serious dysfunction or

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25 Jul 2011

I’m In Love With TWO Women….HELP!!

When it comes to relationships, there is no shortage of questions or answers.  BLF Blogger and professional journalist Mr. Shannon Lanier puts his skills to the test with his column ‘Ask a Young Black Married Man’. Dear Shannon, what did I get myself into? Simple story, I fell in love w/

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16 Jul 2011

Should I Call Off My Wedding?

When it comes to relationships, there is no shortage of questions or answers.  BLF Blogger and professional journalist Mr. Shannon Lanier puts his skills to the test with his column ‘Ask a Young Black Married Man’. “I’m really in love with my fiance, but I don’t get along with his family. 

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