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Ladies men are a lot easier than what some articles might say. Let’s go straight to something most men love – sports. Here’s a few tips to connect with him on his level. I’ve talked to a lot of men in the gym and this is what they’re saying. It’s playoff season – football at […]

TV and movies would have you believe that men are commitment-phobes who fear the dreaded ball and chain, but it turns out that’s just not true. According to AskMen.com’s 2013 Great Male Survey, 95 percent of men see marriage as a life goal, with 92 percent stating that they believe in the institution of marriage. The survey also found that 36 […]

R. Kelly's contributions to the jams on our iPods has been major. When we’re not listening to one of his classics, we’re listening to somebody else’s music that he wrote and produced.

The way to know if your relationship will last is to observe your partner’s past and present behavior and to learn the proven skills to make marriage work. So much damage is caused by people blindly connecting — rushing through the stages of commitment and not creating the solid basis a true relationship needs — I always welcome the […]

Hollywood’s no place for the faint of heart and neither is marriage. Yet still, Denzel and Pauletta Washington have managed to find success at both, and they’re opening up on how they do it in the August issue of Ebony magazine. “There’s no magical mystery to [staying together] … We go through up and downs like […]

Women and men alike can fall into all sorts of dating traps. With everyone coming into relationships with different dating experiences, it’s not uncommon for someone to fall into a bad dating pattern and continue on with it out of habit. But that’s not what you want to so. So, here are 11 of the […]

The most memorable gifts come from the heart. In that spirit, here are 20 heartfelt ways to delight your significant other, without breaking your budget. Book a romantic hotel Many hotels cater to business travelers—who go home on weekends—so nice rooms are often available at less-expensive weekend rates. Take advantage of this and treat your […]

While your wedding planner might tell you this multi-thousand dollar expense is “necessary to the traditional ceremony,” don’t be fooled: many “traditions” barely date back before the 1920’s. However, some practices do have their roots deeply planted in the oldest “I do’s.” THE BOUQUET That pretty little bundle in the bride’s hands used to be […]

The best time to work on your marriage is before it even begins. (Yes, really!) If you are single, here are 10 things you can do in the present to prepare for a strong future. Stop Falling In Love With Potential Having a healthy relationship with your partner means loving them for who stands before […]

After a pair of Final Four semifinals that were decided in the final minutes, the championship matchup is set. Louisville, the No. 1 overall seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, will face fourth-seeded Michigan on Monday evening in the Georgia Dome. In the opening semifinal on Saturday, Louisville rallied past No. 9 Wichita State to reach the […]

Will Smith has accepted roles in all three “Men in Black” films, the over-the-top romantic comedy “Hitch,” and the animated underwater feature “Shark Tale,” but there is one recent Oscar-nominated film he turned down. Smith was up for the lead part in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained,” EW reports, but decided against accepting the role. “Django wasn’t […]

Following a two year relationship, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Regina King have officially called it quits, according to Us Weekly. A source close to the couple revealed to the site that “The Cosby Show” star abruptly ended their relationship by asking King and her son, from a previous marriage, to move out of the house that they […]