The complete saying goes something like this, “There are plenty of fish in the ocean.” It is a wise proverb meant to illuminate the notion of abundance when it comes to potential relationships.  While it can be a healthy way to rebound from relationship failure, it is not a saying that one should use often […]

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It is wonderful thing when you are content in your relationship and so comfortable that you can do things together that you would normally do in private.  He walks around the house naked and she sucks her thumb when they watch scary movies. Yet, there are some things that are better left to your own […]

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Performed by Ralph Tresvant Listen baby Don’t even waste your tears on an insensitive man There’s better things for ya I mean, what you really need is someone who cares Someone who’s gonna be there for you Someone like me baby, someone with sensitivity, ooh Do you understand? Do you feel it? Hey, ooh, nah, […]

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African American Matchmaking began raising love awareness with our blog. Our new online matchmaking algorithm is brand new! See Reasons to Join. We hope that you will enjoy the process of finding matches based on well-researched compatibility factors and an online experience that is user-friendly and effective.  With all of the sites out there, some […]

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Making so much progress… we can’t stop! We listened to your needs and feedback as African American Matchmaking members and those concerned about the state of Black love. As a result, we have been working diligently on a new site that responds to YOU and your matchmaking desires. We have developed other aspects of the […]

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“The sad truth is I can go weeks at a time without coming across a nice photo of a woman of color in lingerie.” Cora Harrington, a.k.a. Treacle Tart, cross-posted from The Lingerie Addict. Most of us are stimulated when we see something that appeals to us. African Americans wear lingerie, too!  Do you?

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According to the the 2013 American Values Survey (AVS) conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute: Americans overall reported, on average, a social network of 3.4 people out of a maximum of seven people. Overall, people named in these networks are slightly more likely to be immediate family members (an average of 1.8 people) than […]

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Common responses to trauma include increased anxiety, emotional detachment, and addictive behaviors such as alcohol, drugs, sex, overeating, gambling, shopping, etc. Things that remind a person of a traumatic event can trigger avoidance symptoms. These symptoms may cause a person to change his or her personal routine. Have any of these behaviors replaced love in […]

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