Relation-tips: When should parents introduce kids to someone they’re dating

Relation-tips: When should parents introduce kids to someone they're dating

Question: When should single parents introduce their kids to someone they are dating? Terry: I think a lot of single parents make a mistake by waiting an extended amount of time before introducing their children to the people they are seriously dating. It makes more sense to introduce the children to the potential partner once […]

Reality Check live exclusive with Blaque at 3 pm

Reality Check live exclusive with Blaque at 3 pm

Blaque members Shomari and Brandi sit down with host Christal to discuss their comeback along with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” and staying relevant after 20 years in music. Click here for the facebook livestream.

Marriage experts Rufus and Jenny Triplett share tips for a successful marriage

Marriage experts Rufus and Jenny Triplett share tips for a successful marriage

Rufus and Jenny Triplett are authors of the book, Surviving Marriage in the 21st century: 13 Easy Steps That Can Help You Get to 20 Years and Beyond.  The couple has given Ted talks, been featured in Essence and Black Enterprise magazines along with numerous other platforms with their message of longevity. Their focus is building […]

Relation-tips: What if my spouse’s unexpected weight gain is a turn-off?

Relation-tips: What if my spouse's unexpected weight gain is a turn-off?

Question: My husband and I have been married for six years, and I’ve noticed he has begun gaining weight. I was very attracted to him when we were dating mainly because I found him so attractive. He has a thin build naturally, so all the weight is going into his stomach. I’ve tried to mention […]

‘Game of Thrones’ storyline suggests strong females choose power over love

'Game of Thrones' storyline suggests strong females choose power over love

“Game of Thrones” creator D.B. Weiss had viewers of the immensely popular series emotionally exhausted after watching the 90-minute Night Walker battle episode of its final season. While the battle of the Night King against the rest of mankind was the climax of the series, there are lessons in love that have been cleverly weaved […]

Lizzo’s ‘Cuz I Love You’ proves she loves herself and wants you to do the same

Lizzo's 'Cuz I Love You' proves she loves herself and wants you to do the same

Scrolling through Instagram a few months ago I came across one of the most obscenely juicy brown butts twerking without a care in the world. Later I learned the curvaceous backside was attached to Lizzo, a highly anticipated new artist with one of the biggest buzzes one can create in today’s fickle social media-driven culture. […]

‘Being Mary Jane’ pushed network boundaries with intimate pregnancy scenes

'Being Mary Jane' pushed network boundaries with intimate pregnancy scenes

The producers of BET’s ‘Being Mary Jane’ crammed two seasons of dating madness, petty Black girl issues and a year’s worth of discontent into a two-hour series finale on Tuesday, April 23. When the series began, audiences were introduced to Mary Jane Paul, an “unbothered” career driven woman who was focused on conquering that corporate […]