Relationships & Marriage

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Positive Messages: For Young Men Growing Up Without Their Fathers

An excerpt from Positive Messages for young men growing up without their fathers by Marc Anthony Butcher When I was six and seven I constantly wondered why I didn’t deserve to have a father, the other half of my biological parents. I knew what my mother told me. She had left him.“But why?”“He was a … Continue reading

“In Home Banking” Documentary with Derrick Grace Two

The “In Home Banking” documentary is officially releasing to the public. Following months of adversity, preparation, and challenges from the powers that be… It’s here! From the concept, curriculum, to the board game. Continue reading

James Baldwin & Nikki Giovanni, a LOVE conversation [FULL]

A LOVE discussion between James Baldwin & Nikki Giovanni
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Dr. Da’mond Gadson Talks About How to communicate better with your partner and solve relationship problems.

Your partner is your biggest asset you need to learn how to communicate with your partner in a more supportive way. You must share your dreams and goals with your partner and have conversations about how your partner fits into your plans to help you reach your dreams and goals. Continue reading

African Love – Connecting Your Love And Your Culture Through Marriage

Marriage in African culture, from North to South, East to West is hands-down one of the most significant rites of passage between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. It is the most celebrated ceremony in all African cultures. Special wedding garments are often worn, and the ceremony is sometimes followed by a wedding … Continue reading

Re-defining Manhood: Harvey Weinstein and how his toxic manhood is our toxic manhood, too.

by Kevin Powell AS I’VE WATCHED THE HARVEY Weinstein saga unfold these past few weeks, and the stunning roll call of accusations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment pile up, from Hollywood royalty, from actresses who never achieved fame, from women and men both, I cannot help but think of my mother, for two … Continue reading

The Best Marriage Advice from a Divorced Man

  “If we make the conscious decision to daily place our spouse’s desires and needs above our own, and that’s reciprocated, the marriage will succeed. Utter and complete selflessness. Isn’t this true in all healthy relationships?” My advice after a divorce following 16 years of marriage, by Gerald Rogers. Obviously, I’m not a relationship expert. … Continue reading

Proud Poppas United Speaks with Dr. Phil Valentine on the Family Structure

The current structure of the Black Family. Host; Tyrone McCants – tmccants@proudpoppasunited.com Special Guest: Dr. Phil Valentine – Hygienic Scientist; Naturopath; Metaphysician; Clinical Hypnotherapist; Polymath, Lecturer; Free-Thinker… The founder, director and pastor of the Temple of the Healing Spirit; Self-Healing Education Center, The Institute for Self-Mastery; and The University of Keme – (800) 847-1291

Why You Get Treated Like Crap In Relationships, Part 1 – Grown Zone

Why You Get Treated Like Crap In Relationships, Part 1You’re a nice, decent person. You are loving, and want to be loved by others. So why are you always being treated like crap—especially in romantic relationships? Our latest offering in the Grown Zone Video series, “Why You Get Treated Like Crap In Relationships,” focuses on sabotaging beliefs … Continue reading

Dear Black Men: Please Fall in Love with Who We Are | EbonyMag

By Sophia A. Nelson “Love me where I am, not where you wish for me to be.” -Lincoln Anthony Blades Love me for where I am. Truer words have never been written. I truly appreciated Lincoln Blades Ebony.com article where he respectfully and poignantly asked Black women to love Black men for where they are. Brother … Continue reading

John Legend Dishes on Fatherhood (and Baby Names!)

The musician (and father-to-be!) finally opens up about the big changes up ahead. John Legend may have a whole lot of house to baby proof, but it sounds like he’s loving every second of it. The singer/songwriter — and soon-to-be father! — recently opened up about his little one on the way, moving into a … Continue reading

Cam Newton’s Unwed Fatherhood Sets Bad Example | NFL | NESN.com

First, it was Cam Newton’s dancing that sent NFL fans into a tizzy. Now, it’s the fact he’s a dad. The Carolina Panthers quarterback and his longtime girlfriend, Kia Proctor, welcomed a son, Chosen Sebastian Newton, into the world on Christmas Eve. But a week into his new fatherhood, readers of The Charlotte Observer already … Continue reading

4 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Man’s Feelings and Didn’t Even Know It!

PSA: MEN ARE SENSITIVE! “Everything a man does in this world is to please a woman!” From childhood, little boys gravitate towards their mothers and seek to please them. Disappointing mom would hurt a boy to his core.Well, the same things holds true in adulthood. As men, we seek to please our wives.  And as … Continue reading

Do Your Relationship Actions Match Your Marriage Rep?

Do Your Relationship Actions Match Your Marriage Rep? How many of you have ever met a couple that really seemed to have it together and thought to yourself, “wow they are a great couple. I’d like to have a relationship like that one day.” Not only do they appear to love each other deeply, they … Continue reading

5 Tips to Creating and Maintaining a Successful Marriage

Written by: Martez Layton G.ood balance is pivotal to maintaining good chemistry and years of good success. Balance refers to understanding one another’s strengths and weaknesses. Many arguments that erupt in the marriage are primarily fueled due to one spouse focusing on a weakness of the other. For example, if someone in the relationship has … Continue reading

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