More than One Lover: Plain Truth 9

As Mr. Cheeks and the Lost Boys engulf my ears with some throwback goodness about loving more than one woman, I take time to think about monogamy. As a society, we push this ideal about “one woman, one man”. Yet, when one brings up polygamy, polyandry, or polyamory, people quickly give the side eye. […]

Abuse Part 2- Staying for Pain (Plain Truth 8)

Just as Eminem spit lyrics about the madness of a crazy relationship with the ironically placed Rhianna on the chorus, I had the urge to dig up more research dealing with domestic abuse. Yes, I have more to go on about. Peep where I take it.

Question:

Why do people stay in abusive relationships […]

For the Love of Us Black Brothers: CCL #31

As we should all know, I am a black man.

Not just any “black man”, I’m one that is “unapologetically black”. I’m not the type to play like my heritage is a problem for other races. Also, I am not the type to act as if “black people are better”. I don’t play the […]

People are Complicated…Maybe: Plain Truth 6

Situations can become complicated for men and women alike. If you think that it won’t, think again. However, to improve life, one must understand their circumstances. With those circumstances, there should be ways to solve those issues. Otherwise, what do you have? You have a situation filled with complications turning into “It’s Complicated” as […]

For The Love of Our Black Sisters: CCL #30

I love black women.

Let me be honest, I love black women and I have no problem saying it. This does not mean that I don’t appreciate Caucasian or Asian women, either. It does not mean that I will discriminate. What it DOES mean is that throughout the trials, tribulations, and whatnot that I […]

Sexual Compatibility: Plain Truth 5

Hey, sometimes opposites do attract. Other times, they may not. At the end of the day, it’s about finding that balance. While you are listening to Kendrick Lamar, please peep this question:

REALISTICALLY, how important should sex and the matching up of sexual styles be in a serious relationship or marriage? When does the lack […]

Good Ole Days: What Once Was Will Never Be (CCL #26)

If you live in America (especially within the African American community), you have noticed the influx of commentary about “divorce rates”, “single women epidemic”, and “men not being worth the effort”. I know that it seems to be cliché at this very moment. However, there are some serious concerns for the viability of relationships […]

Walking and Talking Clichés: Living Accounts of Meaningless Sayings (CCL # 19)

People nowadays are heavily cliché in their thoughts and actions. There, I said it.             Many of us spend too much time living by statements that are cornier than Chili Cheese Fritos. An obvious validation of our own insecurities, people will cling to them. It rarely matters if these statements have any true worth. […]

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