What Would Make You Call Off Your Wedding?

Like many brides, I was incredibly nervous the morning I was set to commit my life to the man I believed I loved with my whole heart. My thoughts were everywhere, my heart was racing, and I remember feeling a bit sick to my stomach, but I blamed it on being 7 months pregnant. Doesn't every bride have second thoughts?...more
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#Planet5050 Calls for Gender Equality by 2030

Twenty years ago, almost 50,000 people gathered in Beijing, China for the Fourth World Conference on Women. More than 180 government officials met for two weeks and eventually produced the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action....more
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What's the Deal With "Steak And Blow Job Day"?

When I first heard about "Steak and Blow Job Day," I cracked up laughing. My husband of seven months insisted that this "holiday," celebrated on March 14, was a day for men to be treated special. He said that I had to cook him a steak and give him a blow job to show him my appreciation. Since these were two things I did regularly, I shrugged him off; what made March 14th any different? He then asked, "Well don't you want extra special things on Valentine's Day? Don't I get you flowers all the time?" I had to admit that he had a point, so I humored him and looked online for more information because I wasn't convinced he wasn't pulling my chain. ...more
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Are You Dating a 'Mama's Boy'?

I recently watched Think Like a Man Too, a sequel to a popular romantic comedy based on the advice book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man....more
Great read. My only son and I are uber close and now at 25 he's in his first serious ...more

Coretta and Martin: A Love Story

I have read articles and book chapters about the marriage between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, two of the most prominent figures of the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. I have learned interesting facts about how they met and their courtship, and I have been made privy to various allegations of extramarital affairs (on both sides). A 2006 New York Times article gives the following background on the beginning of their story:...more
FeministaJones You're such a gifted storyteller. Thank you for sharing this story from Coretta's ...more

What's Your Most Embarrassing Sexual Experience?

My former roommate once shared a story with me about a man who came over to her home after a date and, in his sleep, peed in her bed. He also managed to pee on the carpet in her bedroom. He later blamed it on the alcohol, of course, but she was so repulsed and put off by his blunder, that she didn’t want to speak to him ever again. How could such a thing actually happen?...more
Most of my embarrassing stories these days involve my own klutziness.  I bruise easily, and ...more

Does Your Sex Life Need a Boost? Take the Sexual Pledge!

On of the most popular saying this time of year is “New Year, New Me”. A lot of people are making commitments to change certain bad habits and adopt new healthier habits. It’s a great time to reflect on what went well (and not-so-well) in the previous year and make plans to improve in areas in which we’ve identified struggles.I have a unique idea that you might find helpful in keeping any resolutions related to improving your sex life—a sexual pledge!...more
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12 Things We Learned About Love & Sex

One would hope that the older we get, the more mature we grow in ourselves and in our understanding of "Love." ...more
I learned several: 1) Love people for who they are. 2) Sometimes people who love you, will not ...more

2014: The Year of 'Black Girls Are Magic'

"Black girls are magic!" When blogger Cashawn Thompson coined the phrase earlier this year, I don't think she imagined that Black girls (and women) would collectively embody the very essence of magic and spend 2014 breaking down barriers, setting records, and shattering pervasive negative stereotypes. ...more
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Finding Love "Beyond The Lights": A Conversation with Writer-Director Gina Prince-Bythewood

Love is a comfort. Knowing someone loves you gives you courage and confidence in yourself. I want to share what I have with others so they know that it is possible. – Gina Prince-Bythewood...more