Category: Relationships

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Kim Burrell And Rejecting Homophobia In The Black Community

Kim Burrell, who worked with Pharrell on the soundtrack to “Hidden Figures” and is a pastor, was supposed to appear on DeGeneres’ show to perform the song “I See a Victory.” But DeGeneres canceled her appearance after a video emerged of Burrell making anti-gay comments during a sermon. (Burrell later...

motivate

How We Motivate Each Other

If there’s one thing I can almost guarantee in our journey to succeed in our lives, it’s having the balance of an intrinsic desire to accomplish things and a strong support system. This is a concept we’ve recently talked about in one of my classes, and I couldn’t agree more...

Attention, Men: Things That Don’t Impress Us

There’s one thing I can guarantee about the game of dating: it’s completely different for everyone. There is no magical “line” that will win you any girl that you want, and there is no move a girl can use to swoon the man of her dreams if he’ just not...

social media

Hulk Smash: Rage at Puny Social Media

I find that engaging in the constant fighting on social media, namely Facebook, is having an adverse affect on my interpersonal relationships. I get aggro. I get mean. I even overcompensate in attempts at written humor. Apparently opening oneself up to other people’s rage, ignorance, lies and misery manifests itself...

dating

Dating Fears: You Need To Beware the Needy Babies

  I remember one of the first articles I read on Killing the Breeze, Nicole Epps’ perfect depiction of the man child. The guy that every woman has dated, somehow fallen for, and just as quickly kicked to the curb like yesterday’s paper (or sometimes day old gum stuck on...

communication technology

Communication Technology And Its Pitfalls

  NYT columnist David Brooks and I disagree on mostly… everything, but a recent column of his “Leaving and Cleaving” sheds light on the communication dilemmas triggered by technology. Today a breakup or unsalvageable friendship is mired in constant awareness — a self-imposed recognition of what the other is still doing.   SOCIAL...