Hairography: The Joe and Tahiry Story

Hairography: The Joe and Tahiry Story

Season 1, episode 11 of Glee was entitled “Hairography.” Rapper Eve plays Grace Hitchens, the glee club director at Jane Adams Academy, an all-girl schools for troubled youth. Hitchens choir is competing against McKinley High in an upcoming showcase. Like…







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Confessions: The Story of Girl Melanie

Confessions: The Story of Girl Melanie

As a kid, I was one of the few girls who didn’t jump on the Usher bandwagon. And then Confessions happened. While the entire album was amazing, and arguably Usher’s best ever, the title track is what stood out to…







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Single Parent Dating

Single Parent Dating

This blog isn’t meant to be a condemnation of Adrian Peterson’s son’s mother. In fact, I extend nothing be grace, mercy and prayers to her and Adrian as they mourn the lost of their son. In 2006, Geontae, a 5-year-old…







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Relationship Communications 101: Tell Him. Tell Her. Tell Them.

Relationship Communications 101: Tell Him. Tell Her. Tell Them.

Talk May be Cheap, but Effective Communication is Invaluable By Katrina L. Rogers I’ll start this piece with some disclaimers. For starters, I am a communicator. I get paid to help people share their ideas in the most effective and…







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Fighting Fairly: 7 Steps to Save Your Relationship

Fighting Fairly: 7 Steps to Save Your Relationship

I recently heard someone say, “Get the lesson. Then the cost of your mistake is just tuition.” That’s a great way to look at life because undoubtedly, you will make mistakes, but if you learn the lesson and change your…







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Relationship Advice from Nicole Ari Parker: Become the Person You Want to Marry

Relationship Advice from Nicole Ari Parker: Become the Person You Want to Marry

Last week I had the opportunity to attend Spelman College’s Women of Color Leadership Conference. My experiences at Women of Color are always empowering and enlightening, and this year was no different. However, while the conference this year was focused…







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Masturbation: Love is Not Just a Verb; It’s You Looking in the Mirror

Masturbation: Love is Not Just a Verb; It’s You Looking in the Mirror

“You shouldn’t have to create a space for yourself in someone’s life. If they want you there, they will make room.” This was a “homemade quote” shared by Erin Harper on Facebook this morning. On a news feed filled with…







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Marriage Mondays: About Pre-Nups…

Marriage Mondays: About Pre-Nups…

On Friday, the Twitter streets were all abuzz over the fact that Kandi was asking Todd to sign a pre-nuptial agreement. In her Bravo blog dated January 24, Kandi does a great job of explaining her logic behind requesting a…







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The Death of Monogamy

The Death of Monogamy

You probably already know I’m a fan of monogamy and happily ever after, but not everyone is. In an environment where over 50% of marriages result in divorce, many find themselves questioning whether monogamy is a viable relationship option. The…







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Kenya, Baby, You’re Dehydrated: 3 Lessons to Learn from Miss Moore

Kenya, Baby, You’re Dehydrated: 3 Lessons to Learn from Miss Moore

Last night’s episode of the Real Housewives of Atlanta was painful to watch as Kenya Moore basically begged Walter to marry her on national television. This baby took thirst to an entirely new level. Seriously, she needed an IV drip…







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