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

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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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Taking Applications

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Taking Applications

A friend of mine was nice enough to share with me a comment she ran across as she was posting to her blog.  The comment read “I am a 65 year-old black man who wishes I was married, but I have never been married and it appears to me that I will never be married […]

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Let’s talk about…relationships?

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Let’s talk about…relationships?

I decided to start this blog in support of my upcoming book, “The 9 Tenets of a Successful Relationship (for Singles).” I think it’s interesting to hear different people’s take on relationships, which is why I wrote a book, and why I’m doing this blog. So let’s get right into it… I know a woman […]

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