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3 Ways to Show You are Mature Enough to Have a Committed Relationship

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3 Ways to Show You are Mature Enough to Have a Committed Relationship

This post is part of Loving in the Grown Zone Blog Tour which I am delighted to be a part of along with many other inspiring bloggers across the globe. To learn more and to join us as we change the conversation about healthy love, CLICK HERE! I believe as men there are times we are […]

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3 Things Your Relationship Can’t Withstand

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3 Things Your Relationship Can’t Withstand

I think especially here on my website and on BMWK we like to share what you can do to start, grow, build and enhance your relationships.  It is also equally important to know the things you shouldn’t do, and even more important the things which are totally unacceptable in relationships.  Ignorance of the law is not […]

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Review of The 5 Love Languages for Men by Dr. Gary Chapman

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Review of The 5 Love Languages for Men by Dr. Gary Chapman

I have not done a review on this site before, but I’m a fan of “The Five Love Languages” series, so I thought it would be a great read to get Dr. Chapman’s take on how the love languages apply to men.  I think he did a great job on gearing the book toward men.  […]

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3 Specific Ways to Enhance Communication

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3 Specific Ways to Enhance Communication

Many of the clients I have been working with have had challenges with communication and I think it’s an important topic to discuss.  Sometimes, those challenges are tone of voice, lack of paying attention or probably the most difficult to overcome which is not being able to deliver the message you want your partner to […]

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3 Ways to Magnify Respect in your Relationship

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3 Ways to Magnify Respect in your Relationship

Each day we find more and more reasons to develop distance in our relationships.  We all are challenged for time and attention.  Careers, children, hobbies, side jobs and other things are grasping for our mind-share.  We can easily lose focus on those that care about us the most.  We have to have time to devote […]

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Single Fathers: Don’t Step Up to be a Parent, Never Step Down

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Single Fathers: Don’t Step Up to be a Parent, Never Step Down

The unfortunate reality is there are a lot of single men with children, especially in the African American community.  It’s unfortunate because every child could benefit from being in the house with the two parents who cared enough to bring them into this world.  Regardless, the society we live in has many single men who […]

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Real Life is Stranger than Fiction (or Reality Shows)

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Real Life is Stranger than Fiction (or Reality Shows)

I have met some very interesting people who either needed coaching, wanted to ask my thoughts to help out a friend or just wanted to share a commentary on their own lives.  The situations we allow in our own lives are frustrating.  The challenges we face are truly stranger than fiction, because many of us […]

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5 Unconventional Gifts for Mom or the Mother in Your Life

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5 Unconventional Gifts for Mom or the Mother in Your Life

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if like many of us you don’t know what to get for your mother or you are considering opting for old classics like flowers or candy, here are some options to consider to make your Mom, or another fantastic mother in your life have a great mother’s day: Day […]

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How Do You Handle Your Patience Being Tested?

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How Do You Handle Your Patience Being Tested?

Patience requires a faith that things will work out as you plan or expect them to.  Patience is necessary in every relationship.  Everyone has different levels of patience and to take that one step farther, everyone has different levels of patience according to the particular situation, circumstances and consequences.  Patience in and of itself is […]

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5 Traits of a Long-Lasting Relationship

Filed in Blog, Relationships by on April 21, 2014 0 Comments
5 Traits of a Long-Lasting Relationship

Attraction will always be in the eye of the beholder.  What makes one woman sexy to me might make her repulsive to you and vice versa.  There are always going to be traits and characteristics in people which draw us closer to them.  I want to give you five traits that are absolutely essential to […]

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How to Keep the Intimacy Going

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How to Keep the Intimacy Going

I was listening to a podcast recently and I was listening to women discussing what they want from a man to please them and get them in the mood.  I want to expound on what I heard in the podcast and give some insight as to what men can offer to keep the intimacy going.*  […]

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Do You Allow Your Relationship to be Refreshed?

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Do You Allow Your Relationship to be Refreshed?

As I write this, I was just listening to a sermon talking about how much God likes new things.  One scripture reads, “Behold, I make all things new.”  This is an essential mindset for our relationships.  We get satisfied and complacent with where we are in the context of our relationship.  People often begin living […]

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Financial Friday: 5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Home

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Financial Friday: 5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Home

Last year, I was working to prepare to purchase a home.  There were several factors in the decision to purchase at that time.  The key is to know your criteria and rank them in order of importance for you.  You also must be aware of some of the challenges and pitfalls of purchasing a home.  […]

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How Can You Claim to Love Someone When You Have an Exit Strategy?

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How Can You Claim to Love Someone When You Have an Exit Strategy?

I was speaking with a good friend a few days ago about relationships, and she gave me this topic as we were discussing how people come to relationships with options to leave.  There are some essential factors to a marriage that must alleviate the exit strategy.  Marriage is a life-long, binding agreement that requires full […]

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5 Qualities Women Want in a Man

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5 Qualities Women Want in a Man

I hear lots of discussion around what women really want in a man.  They can range anywhere from tall, dark and handsome to “I want someone who connects with me on a spiritual level.”  The basic instinct of all relationships is what I call, the first law of a relationship, which is attraction.  There has […]

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Financial Friday: K-12 Education Options for your Family

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Financial Friday: K-12 Education Options for your Family

In our country, a good education is paramount as a ticket to entry to many careers.  Parents have to be aware of options for their children.  The options can be robust or rather limited, depending on the area of the country we live in.  Let’s take a look at three forms of primary and secondary […]

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3 Traits of Commitment

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3 Traits of Commitment

How should those of us in committed relationships take steps to “move forward?”  Let’s touch on what things we should consider as we decide whether we want to commit to take our relationships to the next level. 1. Are we Better Together? We often hear it said that men are afraid of commitment.  There may […]

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How I Pulled Off a Surprise Proposal at the Chrisette Michele Concert

Filed in Relationships, Uncategorized by on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
How I Pulled Off a Surprise Proposal at the Chrisette Michele Concert

If you follow my writing on other sites, you may be aware by now that I recently got engaged.  On this day to celebrate love, I wanted to share how I was able (with lots of help) to make that wonderful moment happen. I have been dating Tawanna for about a year and a half.  […]

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3 Ways to Show Love Every Day of the Year

Filed in Relationships by on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
3 Ways to Show Love Every Day of the Year

This is the month everyone talks about love.  Kids are asking other kids to “Be My Valentine.”   Wedding proposals are taking place all across the country and some are even taking it a step further and getting married on February 14.  Florists are inundated with last minute requests and jewelry stores have larger inventories because […]

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