7 Surefire Ways to Revamp a Struggling Relationship

As is the case with all things on Earth, if something is not growing, it is likely the relationship will die without any given effort. At any given point, your relationship is either getting stronger or getting weaker. It can never stand still. If your relationship is floundering, you can change the course altogether by…

​Featured Couple Isaiah Butler and Adrianna Neal #26

Question: Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Isaiah: I’m from Fort Polk, Louisiana. Adrianna: I’m from Brandon, Mississippi. We both still live in Brandon. Question: How did you meet? Isaiah: We met in high school. We had English together during our Freshman and Senior year. Question: Describe the…

Featured Couple Alston Drummond and Shekinah Robinson #25

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am Shekinah Robinson (Charleston, SC) and my husband’s name is Alston Drummond (Spartanburg, SC). We recently married on May 26, 2017, at The River Road and Jasmine Houses and Gardens in Irmo, South Carolina. We live in Greenville, SC where I…

5 Clear Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

So, you’ve just embarked on a local dating adventure. Good for you! Believe it or not, most singles out there think that flirting is the most complicated part. Yeah, it can be tricky, but keeping a relationship healthy is a much more complex task. We live in a rather chaotic and fast-paced world and, sadly,…

Can Facebook Ruin Relationships?

Can Facebook ever be the true cause of a relationship’s failure? Well, no. It’s people who ruin their own relationships with risky behavior and thoughtless actions, but in some instances they can’t face the truth, and blame superficial entities, such as Facebook. Social networks of all sorts provide us with a sense of false security…

5 Signs That You Might Be A Side Chick… or Side D!ck

With the holidays just around the corner, there’s a chance that you may find yourself heartbroken. Why? Because things aren’t always as they seem. You just might be the side chick or side d!ck. For today’s topic, we’ll use the term “side piece”. What’s a side piece? A side piece is considered to be the…

Featured Couple Eric and Tequila #24

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Tequila Lewis and I am 36 years old. I was born and raised in Columbus, Mississippi . I’m the mother of two wonderful teenagers… ages 17 and 13. I work for Ecolab. Currently, we live here in Columbus. How…

Beloved Relationships

Getting a good night sleep is paramount. So is maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner. Combine the two and you’re onto a winner! Sending a text message to your partner every night before bed can provide you with a number of benefits and improve relations between you and your other half. It can also…

Nourish Trust in Your Relationships

Relationships vary from individuals to individuals and over time. One of the strongest and weakest relationships is love that couples turn into marriage. When people are in love, they have trust, confidence in each other and care about what both are up to. Every single action from either side never goes unnoticed. The scenario of…

Experience Gifts to Strengthen Your Relationships

A relationship is an arrangement that requires collective investment from both parties if it is to be strong and functional. There are so many things you can do to nourish a relationship, material and nonmaterial. One of the most ignored yet very important element is spending quality time together. A majority of couples come together…

National Girlfriends Day: My Late Take on Sex and the City

During the month of July, I watched the entire series of Sex and the City for the first time. Where was I when it came out? Hmmm… During the year of 1998, I was enjoying my college years at Jackson State University. Regardless, somehow I managed to miss out on an excellent show. In honor of…

Featured Couple Curtis and Jamila Jones #23

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am originally from Chicago, Illinois. I moved to Jackson, Mississippi in 2004 to attend THEE Jackson State University! I, then, received my Masters in Human Resources and I currently work in that field. Curtis is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and…

Communication in a Relationship by Michael Brady

Communication is a vital part of our lives: a typical day involves many interactions between ourselves, our work colleagues and clients, our children, our friends, our ex’s, future relationships, etc. This interaction takes place where we live, work, relax, socialize and wherever we perform routine tasks. Communication skills are critical for building healthy relationships, especially…

Monday Motivation: Loyalty

Just like me, you’ve probably heard over and over again that loyalty DOESN’T exist. To a certain degree, I agree with this negative opinion. But, aren’t we always supposed to look at the bright side? Let’s take a more positive approach and think of it like this… Loyalty DOES exist. Repeat that to yourself about…

Cyclical by Hym

“Psychological and physical abuse are far more prevalent than society is talking about.” – Hym CAn 

The Price of Fame: Part 2

I’m not gonna lie…I cried watching this. Do you think Aisha Tyler owed the public an explanation in regards to her divorce? Vote below and let us know your thoughts.   No copyright intended.

Featured Couple James and Sha’ahn #21

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is James Jackson, Jr. and I am from Fredericksburg, Virginia. I am 40 years old and a divorced father of three. I have lived in Woodbridge, Virginia for the last eight years. I am an Operations Manager for a major…

The Black Gypsy: A Southern Laced Short Story

Over the weekend, I ran across a short story that I abandoned a couple of years ago. Deep sigh… Here’s a short synopsis and Chapter One of The Black Gypsy: Copyright © 2014 Kelly Stone. All Rights Reserved. Meet Primrose Guthrie. She’s a young, vibrant, black woman that believes she’s a gypsy at heart. She began to…

The Price of Fame: Part 1

Have you been following the relationship development of Israel Houghton and Adrienne Bailon? Vote below and let us know your thoughts.    No copyright intended.

Featured Couple Eric and Sellena Hunter #20

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Sellena R. Hunter. I am a small town country girl from Pearl, Mississippi. I am the CEO of an accounting office, which is also located in Pearl. I have been married to Eric D. Hunter for seven years. We…

Featured Couple Corey and Kandis #19

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Kandis Weatherspoon. I’m from Dallas, Texas. My boyfriend’s name is Corey Moffett. He’s from Jackson, Mississippi. Currently, we reside in Jackson, Mississippi.