Relationships

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

Filed in Relationships by on February 27, 2015 1 Comment
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

Filed in Relationships by on February 27, 2015 0 Comments
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

Filed in Relationships by on February 19, 2015 0 Comments
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

Filed in Relationships by on January 25, 2015 0 Comments
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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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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5 Qualities Women Want in a Man

Filed in Relationships by on March 12, 2014 2 Comments
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

Filed in Relationships by on February 21, 2014 0 Comments
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

Filed in Relationships by on February 19, 2014 2 Comments
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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How Long is Too Long to be Just Dating?

Filed in Relationships by on February 11, 2014 0 Comments
How Long is Too Long to be Just Dating?

Many women have asked me how long is too long to be dating or when they should expect to see their relationship take a step to the next level.  Decisions like this have to be a topic of conversation in the relationship.  As a man, if I’m OK with where we stand, or I don’t […]

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Single Parents: 4 Things Your Kids Are Learning from Your Relationships

Filed in Relationships by on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Single Parents: 4 Things Your Kids Are Learning from Your Relationships

As a single father, I’m always careful about who I date, who I bring around my children and deciding the right time to bring that special someone around my children.  Those are important concerns to think about when raising a child.  Your children deserve to see you happy and in a productive relationship.  Not only […]

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Write It, Post It, Speak It, Live It!

Filed in Relationships by on January 29, 2014 0 Comments
Write It, Post It, Speak It, Live It!

A couple of years ago, I re-started an exercise, which was posting my objectives on an annual basis.  One of my aspirations was to be married by the end of that year.  I had a huge “post-it note” type of sticker attached to the wall in my bedroom.  Every morning, I awoke looking at that […]

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Impose Your Will To Realize Your Dreams!

Filed in Relationships by on January 8, 2014 0 Comments
Impose Your Will To Realize Your Dreams!

Growing up in the Southeast, you could have mistaken me for a kid from Harlem that grew up next to Rucker Park if you only knew me by how much basketball I played.  I was severely addicted to the game.  I was a point guard and although I was just an average player, there was […]

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Financial Friday: Combining Lives and Money

Filed in Financial Friday, Relationships by on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Financial Friday:  Combining Lives and Money

Marriage is more than just a union of two people; it’s a union of two lives and everything in those lives.  It’s about more than just the romantic side.  It’s about combining lifestyles, families and philosophies about everything from parenting to health and wellness. One very important “meeting of the minds” has to be on […]

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The Importance of Forgiveness

Filed in Relationships by on November 23, 2013 8 Comments
The Importance of Forgiveness

As a relationship coach and someone who writes for the premier matchmaker in the country, I have the tools and resources to deal with relationship issues not only for others but in my own situations as well.  Before I decided to take this journey to study and learn about the science of relationships, how they […]

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Rejection: A Positive Change in Direction

Filed in Relationships by on November 19, 2013 0 Comments
Rejection: A Positive Change in Direction

Recently, I was discussing a situation with a client where he is in turmoil with his wife and family.  He got married a few years ago and he already had a daughter from a previous relationship which he brought to the marriage.  At some point, communication and trust broke down within the relationship.  Not long […]

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Financial Friday: How to Survive Black Friday (and the other holidays this time of year)

Filed in Financial Friday, Relationships by on November 15, 2013 0 Comments
Financial Friday:  How to Survive Black Friday (and the other holidays this time of year)

Many of us in America feel that Black Friday is the official start of the holiday shopping season.  I beg to differ.  I believe Black Friday is the second official holiday in the holiday season.  I have friends and family who prepare for Black Friday well in advance of preparing for Thanksgiving or Christmas.  They […]

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Financial Friday: How Giving Actually Increases Our Own Lives

Filed in Financial Friday, Relationships by on November 8, 2013 0 Comments
Financial Friday:  How Giving Actually Increases Our Own Lives

The Power of Giving Of all of the characteristics of our financial lives, I believe giving to others is the most underrated, most overlooked and most gratifying component of our financial lives. When we give to other people it does something to us physically, emotionally and often spiritually. When people give from the heart, they […]

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