| June 2 2023

Keeping Your Summer Sneaky Link a Secret

Ah, the sultry embrace of summer—a season brimming with adventure, warmth, and the tantalizing pursuit of romantic connections. Yet, amidst this vivid tapestry of fleeting liaisons, one clandestine concept reigns supreme: the “sneaky link.” The hidden nature of these summer encounters adds an extra

| May 22 2023

8 Affordable Date Ideas in DC

Planning a romantic date doesn’t have to break the bank, especially in the vibrant and culturally rich city of Washington, D.C. From picturesque parks to captivating museums, the nation’s capital offers a plethora of affordable and charming options for couples to enjoy quality time together. Expensi

| May 3 2023

Here’s How to Spice Up The Bedroom

As sexual beings, we are constantly seeking new and exciting ways to satisfy our desires and explore the depths of our sensuality. However, if you find yourself caught in a cycle of uninspired intimacy, it may be time to spice things up a bit. The good news is that there are countless ways to reigni

| April 5 2023

How to Navigate Ending Your Cuffin’ Season Relationship

As the weather starts to warm up and, spring flowers begin to bloom, and brunch & day party season approaches, many people may find themselves rethinking their “cuffin’ season” relationships because outside is calling. Cuffin’ season, the time of year where people seek out temporary relationships to

| February 10 2023

The Keys to Keeping Your Relationship Happy

As Valentine’s Day approaches and many people plan dates and buy gifts to show their love, keeping your relationship happy and fun shouldn’t be a one-day thing; it’s an everyday thing. Although maintaining a relationship can be challenging, especially if you’ve been together for a while. The excitem

| February 3 2023

Planning Valentine’s Day Early: Tips & Tricks

Valentine’s Day is a day of love and appreciation for the special people in our lives, and planning ahead for it can be the key to a successful holiday. Here are some tips and tricks for getting ready early and making sure everything goes according to plan:Start Shopping Early – Instead of waiting u

| January 17 2023

Signs It’s Time to End a Relationship

Ending a relationship is never easy, but sometimes it’s necessary for the well-being of both parties involved. Here are some signs that it may be time to end your relationship:Lack of Communication: If you and your partner are no longer able to communicate effectively, it’s a sign that the relations

| December 19 2022

Don’t Let Being Single During the Holidays Bring You Down

The holidays are a time when single people can feel especially lonely. While everyone else is posting about their happy couples’ matching PJs photos on social media, you’re sitting at home wondering when you will find your significant other. It’s stressful enough trying to deal with family members a

| November 16 2022

10 Reasons Why You Should Try Buffer Dates

If you’re looking for a low-pressure, no-commitment way to get to know someone, then buffer dates are the way to go. Buffer dates are usually during the day and last 30 minutes or less. They’re perfect for young professionals who are just starting to date and want to take things slow. Buffer dates a

| October 19 2022

Many Men Have to Decide Whether to Date or Pay Their Rent

Major cities like DC, ATL, NYC, and Houston are often considered singles cities because there is a high ratio of young single people. There may be many factors that play into this, such as gender ratios between males versus females or racial makeups in these areas, and educated single black men in t

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| September 14 2022

5 Signs You May be in a Co-dependent Relationship

Authored by: Eden CarswellOf all the kinds of toxic relationships out there, co-dependent ones have to be the most complex. More twisted than a Jordan Peele movie, co-dependent relationships are unique in that they’re rooted in fulfilling the needs of another, but in a very toxic way. Though one per

| August 31 2022

Countdown to Cuffin’ Season: How to Prepare for a Successful Relationship

Cuffin’ season is right around the corner, and if you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering how you can prepare for a successful relationship. Well, don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips that will help increase your chances of finding love

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| August 15 2022

Vabbing, the Latest Mating Trend!

Authored by: Kiara KitchenOne of the latest trends hit the surface of Tik Tok recently, and people are finding themselves SHOOK. Vabbing is the conjunction of two words, vagina, and dabbing. Vabbing is when a woman wears the scent of her vagina like she would perfume. She rubs her vaginal secretion

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| August 5 2022

Should You Buy a Property with Your Partner Before Marriage?

Written By Christine ThomasosNothing says “I’m grown” like property ownership. When you’re married, home ownership becomes #couplesgoal. But that doesn’t mean unmarried couples aren’t thinking about making big moves to own property. That begs the question: should you buy a property with your signifi

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| August 1 2022

5 Rules to Help You Avoid The DMV Dating Pitfalls

Written By Eden CarswellDating in the DC area is kind of a sour patch kid. Some people will say that the DMV is great for meeting educated, successful young, and seasoned professionals in a variety of different bars and restaurants. Others will tell you that the DMV dating pool has pee in it–that it

| July 20 2022

Love and Inflation: The Cost of Dating

Dating is an expensive proposition, no matter where you live. For Black singles in America, the cost of dating has increased dramatically over the years. From movie tickets and dinners to flowers and weekends away, the cost of courtship can add up quickly. And if you’re looking for love in a major c

| July 13 2022

5 Qualities to Look for in a Potential Bae: Dating Advice from an Expert

There’s no doubt that dating can be tough. It seems like everyone is looking for something different in a partner, and it can be hard to know what qualities to look for. That’s why we turned to dating expert Demetria Lucas D’Oyley for some advice. In her book, “Don’t Waste Your Pretty: The Go-to Gui

| July 6 2022

5 Signs You’re Involved in a Manipulative Relationship: How to Spot and Avoid Emotional Abuse

It’s not always easy to spot a manipulative relationship. In fact, many people find themselves in one before they even realize what’s happening. Manipulative relationships are characterized by emotional abuse and control tactics from the abuser. If you’re in a relationship and you notice any of the

| June 15 2022

8 Signs You Are a Side Chick

What makes a side chick is obviously the side chick accepting how she’s being treated. It’s one thing to not know, it’s another thing to know and be okay with said circumstances. According to guys, side chicks are more like a home away from home. They can do what they want without the restrictions o

| June 3 2022

DM’s to First Date in Five Steps

So, with all the relationship advice going around in the cyber-sphere, I noticed there is a void in advice geared toward men. As a single woman, I have the pleasure of dating. And by dating, I mean weeding out the men from the boys. Because of this, [in my mind] I am the perfect person to advise men

| May 4 2022

Trusting Your Trust Issues: How to Listen to Your Gut When Dating 

Having trust issues is always talked about in a negative context, but who says that unexplainable feeling you get about someone or something can’t work for you and not against you? Hear us out. As humans, we all have this valuable gift of intuition, which you may refer to as that “gut feeling” you g

| May 2 2022

4 Important (and Slightly Chaotic) Lessons to Learn From Netflix’s Ultimatum 

You are in for quite the treat if you haven’t watched Netflix’s latest reality TV show, which is brought to us by the same hosts and creators of the popular show Love is Blind. The series is making rounds online for its undeniably problematic premise, which features six couples, where one person has

| April 6 2022

If This is What Marrying a “Cornball” Looks Like, SIGN ME UP

Social media has been in a frenzy since Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder called Russell Wilson a “square” on The Pivot podcast. “If Russell didn’t have that bread Ciara wouldn’t be with him….Russell’s a square” Crowder said in a clip of the episode circulating on social media on Twi

| February 14 2022

7 Lessons on Money, Love, and Online Dating From The Tinder Swindler 

If you’ve missed Netflix’s latest binge-worthy documentary, “The Tinder Swindler,” that’s as shocking as it is bewildering, then you’re in for a treat. The documentary details victim’s accounts of their experiences with The Tinder Swindler himself, Simon, and brings viewers along for a ride of fraud