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I NEEDED MY FATHER

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The first memory I have of my father is the day he picked me up from my home in Queens, NY, and whisked me off to Buffalo to visit with his family. All of them were strangers to me then. And now, 37 years later, many of them are still strangers. That visit with him was magical. Before that night, I was not even aware that I came from two people. I had no knowledge that I even HAD a father. But that night, I saw my first Atari 5200,Read More


WE CAN’T BE FRIENDS!

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It’s over. You and your significant other have decided that you are ending your relationship. Now the question of remaining friends arises. You’re not sure whether it’s a good idea. And truthfully, it might not be. While I am friends with a few of my exes, not all of them make the cut. Friendships are relationships without physical intimacy. As such, the basic tenets apply. Being Loyal– if your relationship ended due to disloyalty why would you want a disloyal person as your friend? Being Dependable– friends should be reliableRead More


8 RED FLAGS SHE’S A BAD BABY MOMMA

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If you’ve ever dated a woman with children, then you already know that there is always a back-story that defines the relationship that the mother has with the father of the children, if there even is a relationship. Automatically as men, we look at her as a heroine.  We see her as a single mother doing the best job possible to ensure that her kids are well taken care of.  And with this assumption, we tend to already have a disdain for a man we have never met, the fatherRead More


DON’T CLAIM HIM, HE DON’T WANT TO BE CLAIMED

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Taraji Henson, one of my favorite actresses and Howard University Alumnus, has some dating advice for the single ladies. During a recent interview with Steve Harvey, of Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man fame, Taraji said she refuses to claim any man publicly that has not proposed to her. Does she have a point? How often have you rolled your eyes at the woman who’s Facebook relationship status seems to change once a quarter? One day she is singing the praises of her new found beau; he’s herRead More


WHAT YOU WON’T DO THE NEXT MAN WILL

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I’m sure we’ve all heard the colloquial saying that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, but why is it that another man has to get it appraised before you realize how much she was really worth? She was in your possession for so long, that you didn’t pay attention to her value. At the end of the day, what you won’t do the next man will! Well, good women don’t depreciate in value. I just find it ironic that men want the women that they discard back once somebodyRead More


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