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Past Relationship Articles


» Why Do Most Black Men Avoid Marriage? - By Lyn Lewis, PhD
Why do Black men avoid marriage? It depends on the man and his personality. Lyn Lewis explores several lifestyles portrayed by ...

» Long-Distance Love: How To Care From A Distance - By Jontae Grace
Letting go of an ex can be difficult. Relationship author and essayist Jontae Grace offers a mental guide on how those feelings can ...

» Say "I Do" Without Breaking the Bank - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
What is supposed to be an exciting experience for men typcially causes a lot of stress. Buying an engagement ring can be a challenge, but it doesn't have to break the bank ...

» Should I Get Married? - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
It's a question every man eventually asks himself. And surprise: the answer can only come from within. But the Brothas tackle the question, and offer black ...

» Mind Reading 101 - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Men often miss the mark when it comes to understanding women. But we would likely be ten times more successful if only we could get women to tell us what they ...

» No Holding Back - By Shaheewa Jarrett
Bad relationships are inevitable. Unfortunately, we often allow negative experiences to affect our future relationships. As a result, we don't allow for adequate emotional healing, and that just ...

» 5 Tips For Rebuilding Your Relationship - By Jonathan Pope
Couples who have experienced the difficulty of trying to salvage a relationship know that nothing comes easy. But with true love, there is always opportunity to rebuild your ...

» Why Is She Trying to Change Me? - By James Branch
Is she getting on you about the way your apartment is decorated? Does she talk about the clothes you should be wearing, or reprogram the music on your stereo? Or maybe she's trying to convince you ...

» Recipe For Ecstasy: What Women Want - By Dr. Myrtle Means
What do women want? It's a question many men have asked and only a few know the answer to. The Recipe for Ecstasy - What Women Want: Sexual and Relationship Satisfaction explores ...

» The Single Life - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Life can be wonderful when you're single. For men, it means having the freedom to date who you want and never having to answer to anyone. But what happens when ...

» 5 Dating Profile Mistakes Women Make - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
There is an art to creating an online dating profile--especially if you're a woman. Does the image you portray, and the things you say, drive men away? To be certain...

» The Dark Side of Shacking Up - By Tiffany Williams-Jallow
With more and more couples choosing to live together before marriage, there is the question of whether it is really that bad. Could it be good for a relationship when we "shack up?"

» Black Women: Successful and Single - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Standards. Expectations. Goals. There are multiple reasons why some successful black women struggle to find a black man for marriage. However, there is one controversial reason ...

» Are Men the Reason So Many Women Are Unhappy? - By Teowonna Clifton
According to a U.S. General Social Survey, since 1972, women's overall level of happiness has declined. Could it be that men are to blame? ...

» Love: A Man's Option - By Anthony Harris
Love is a many-splendored thing, and men gladly accept the role of cherishing and nourishing a woman of beauty. It may be difficult for some women ...

» The Conversation: Building Loving Relationships - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
In 1966, over 80 percent of African American children were being raised in two-parent households; in 2006, that number had plummeted to 31 percent.

» 8 Mistakes Men Make When Choosing Mates - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
There are quite a few women from the dating pool to choose from, but picking one isn't always easy. Here are the eight biggest blunders men make ...

» Have Better Sex - By Makeisha Lee
How you take care of your body may be the key to great sex. The wrong foods and bad moods not only hurt your body, but can also be detrimental to your ...

» For the Love Of Money - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Whoever said money was the root of all evil probably had a few run-ins with cash flow during his lifetime. Relationships sometimes live and die with ...

» Confessions of A Good Black Man - By Latonia Mitchell
So many times -- we are bamboozled by the stories of no good black men who leave their baby mama's. These black men all share common characteristics...

» How A Woman's Independence Affects Relationships - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Relationships between Black men and women in the U.S. are suffering. Some may choose to ignore the obvious, but the causes start with how we've treated...

» What Do Women Want? - By Deborah Cooper
Men all over the world scratch their heads in dismay and ask each other "what do women want?" Even the learned Sigmund Freud, referred to with awe as the father ...

» The Real Divorce Is Free - By Ed Sherman
Before Digging into the legal divorce, let's look at your real divorce -- how you feel right now. This is about ending one life and starting another, getting a ...

» Changing the Focus - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
So much emphasis has been placed on what Black men are doing wrong, or not doing when they date and pursue relationships with Black women. From a social standpoint ...

» It's Cheaper To Keep Her - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
If you're under age 35, you may not remember R&B/Blues icon Johnny Taylor's 1973 smash hit, "Cheaper to Keep Her." The catchy tune was directed at married men...

» Loving the Single Mother - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
If you're into the dating scene, chances are you've spent time with one or more single mothers. There are questions men should ask themselves when pursuing a long-term...

» No Room for Domestic Violence - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Domestic violence continues to be a problem in the Black community. Victims of domestic abuse may be male or female, but women are more commonly victimized ...

» Black Men and Pornography - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Every man can remember his first look at a pornographic image. If you're over the age of 30, you probably got your first glance by sneaking peeks at magazines ...

» Older African-Americans Still Groovin' - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Americans are still keeping it real and they have plenty of new tools to help get the sparks flying. For millions of aging African-Americans, getting ...

» Passion Player - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
It's a challenge to figure out when you're ready for a serious relationship. Some men only look for sex -- (you might be one of them). Other men are genuinely concerned ...

» Lead Us Not Into Temptation - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Men are visually and mentally influenced by any number of things. Most of these influences, which may include sex, gambling, pornography, alcohol, and food ...

» Making A Healthy Relationship - By Mybrotha.COM Staff Writer
Throughout the course of our lives, we may be involved in several types of relationships including friendships, romantic involvements, family bonds ...

» Romantic Travels: For the Lover In You - By Mybrotha.COM Staff Writer
In addition to supplying all of life's essential needs such as natural foods, air, and water - our extraordinary planet also provides loving couples ...

» 5 Assets Women Need To Become 'Ms. Right' - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
It is true that the perfect man or woman doesn't exist. However, this rarely keep us from seeking the best when pursuing a relationship partner.

» The Platonic Friendship Debate - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Many people will tell you that relationships of a non-sexual nature between men and women cannot exist. The argument is based on a number of beliefs that usually focus ...

» Approaching Women: 6 Step Guide - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
An article, or "how to" guide about approaching women could be summed up with just one phrase: "Be yourself." Beyond that, there isn't much more to write ...

» How Male Emotions Are Affected During A Breakup - By Mybrotha.COM Staff Writer
It's no secret that women are innately more emotional creatures than men. We expect women to be compassionate, affectionate, sensitive, and expressive -- all ...

» Role Playing - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
One of the toughest criticisms levied against the emergence of independent, self-sufficient women - is the noticeable change that has taken place with regard to relationship roles...

» The Search Is Over - By Mybrotha.COM Staff Writer
During the late 80s when heavy metal was in its hey-day and "big hair" was the norm, the high-powered rock band Survivor had a hit single entitled, "The Search Is Over" ...

» Confide To Be Less Angry In Your Marriage - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
José and Juanita have been married for 17 years, and basically love each other, yet have been fighting over the same issue almost every night of those years: ...

» When Love Isn't Enough - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
For those of you who believe in such statements as "Love is the answer", and "Love conquers all", you may want to turn away from your computer screen -- this one is ...

» It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Loses A Heart - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
We've all heard the saying -- "Don't hate the player, hate the game." What has become increasingly sad is the fact that too many people ...

» The Trials of An Independent Black Woman - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
She has a college degree - maybe even two. Her job is professional, and her salary is way above the career-field average. She's healthy, spiritual, super talented ...

» From Bachelor Pad To Love Nest - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Losing your castle can either be really great, or really traumatic depending on how ready you are for what’s ahead. The transition from bachelor pad to love nest ...

» The Most Important Thing In Your Relationship - By Mybrotha.COM Relationship Editor
Yes - this topic is actually very unique to each relationship, and sweeping generalizations do not apply. However, there can be no doubt that ...

» What Women Are Good For - By Mybrotha.COM Staff Writer
Throughout my 11-year relationship with my wife, I have observed and discovered a few things about her that were not noticeable when we first met ...

» Sistahs Let's Wake Up! - By Serene Bridgett Hollingsworth
I was sitting in the make-up chair as Landis prepared my face for camera, lights—action. Landis happens to be one of Chicago’s premier make-up artists. I was really looking forward to my first "facelift" in his chair. He was transitioning me from ...

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