Tag: marriage

BRINGING YOU TO THE EDGE: WHY AS MEN WE MUST CHECK OURSELVES

“Don’t let her make you just as emotional.” ¬†When we get in arguments as men, we tend to get to the same level of anger as the woman in the argument and it boils over. You are being pulled into this person emotionally, and…

FREE LOVE: HOW WOMEN’S RATIONALIZATION FOR MONOGAMY CAN HURT THEM

“You’re not worth it, yet I’ll still engage.” When observing women in relationships, I have taken notice to certain ways in which women have communicated the men they choose. And I have to say at times, when I hear the logic for why women…

TIL DEATH DO US PART, UH, NOT REALLY: WHY THIS PERFECT UNION IS SO HARD

“Forever and ever; or maybe not.” In our society, we are expected to meet one person in life. Fall in love with that person. Get wed, have children and live like that forever. But is that really who we are as people, or is…

ARE YOU REALLY THE ONE AND ONLY: HOW MUCH DO WOMEN REALLY LOVE US

“Am I your first choice or last result?” Comedian Chris Rock had a very funny joke directed at men. He said, “You ever catch your woman looking at you, but not saying nothing.” “It’s because you aint her first choice.” That joke resonated with…

POLITICAL ETHNIC CHOICES: DOES ETHNIC CHOICE MATTER IN MARRIAGE CHOICES

“Is love really color blind?” Recently on the morning radio talk show The Breakfast Club,¬†social activist and psychologist Umar Johnson was on talking to the hosts. He made a statement regarding interracial marriage that I thought was quite interesting. He stated that marriage is…

BETRAYAL: CAN YOUR RELATIONSHIP SURVIVE INFIDELITY

“Get over it, or move on.” Men and women both agree that cheating is wrong, yet we both do it. It’s a very conniving action to take, and painful thing to go through. But my question to you is, can a relationship survive infidelity?…

TAKING THE PLUNGE: STRAYING FROM MONOGAMY FROM FEAR OF COMMITMENT

“No going to, yet really want to.” Growing up, I was raised by a single parent, yet I went to school with people who were in two parent households. My community, just like my home life was made of single parents. And there are…