The Loverman Jerry Wade

There is yet another data point to add to the changing portrait of American parents: the number of single fathers has risen nine-fold since demographers began measuring it more than 50 years ago. Back in 1960 there were fewer than 300,000 households headed by single dads, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data released […]

Aside from those mythical couples who claim they never fight (no one actually believes them, right?), a disagreement here and there is normal … even healthy. But think back to the last time you and your significant other had a fight — were you thinking about possible ways to resolve the conflict and how you could […]

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 […]

Via her Instagram account, T-Boz put shared this photo of Lil Mama, Keke Palmer and Drew Sidora while all on the set of the TLC biopic as they were decked out for a scene where they recreate the “No Scrubs” video. Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins captioned the pic, “Ta-Dow how ya like me now… #DemTLCguls next 2 […]

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 […]

Despite the picture-perfect impressions we get from upbeat Facebook posts or boastful holiday letters, even the healthiest marriages aren’t 100 percent free of conflict. At some point, virtually everyone feels wronged by a romantic partner. It’s not those feelings aren’t what throw a marriage off course, it’s how couples handle them. When those emotions are […]

College hoops fans were horrified Sunday as a player for the Louisville Cardinals fell and broke his right leg, sustaining a gruesome injury that left his shin bone “fully protruding” from his leg, according to one report from the scene. Louisville player Kevin Ware sustained the injury roughly 6 minutes before the half, as he […]

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 […]

Aside from shaking off recent Justin Timberlake comparisons, Robin Thicke is busy putting the finishing touches on his sixth studio project. And although the not-yet-titled opus is still in production, Thicke recently shot the video for its first single, “Blurred Lines,” featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams. VIBE TV caught up with the R&B crooner on […]