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Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Girls and Bullying: Pain and Potential PTSD.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Girls of all ages are involved in online communication that has exceeded face to face communication. They are sharing photos, videos, emoji’s and other graphical displays of emotions and friendships. BFF is a new word in the English language. The increase of a girl’s social life has transitioned to digital relationships that... [Read more...]

Things Every Man Should Achieve Before Getting Engaged.

May 20, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Marriage is a beautiful thing – when entered into correctly. Having someone that you can share the rest of your life with is a feeling and experience like no other. Be that as it may, marriage is not something you want to jump into just because you have a “tingly” feeling inside. It requires a man to invest himself completely... [Read more...]

Ol Hillary Clinton: Calculating and Outright Evil.

May 17, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve known women who have been drunks, drug addicts, liars and worse. I’ve known a woman who was herself a complete train wreck and intentionally turned her child into the same so she could have company. I’ve known women who have thought themselves to be clever when in fact their cleverness was consistent with an empty... [Read more...]

Parental Controls: Yes or no?

May 17, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being a parent in our time is quite different than being a parent even 20 years ago. Of course, basic things stay the same: you love your kids, you raise them kind, you provide them with education, etc. However, with all the technologies and all the sequential things, parents have both: new problems to take care of and new ways... [Read more...]

New Ideas for Our Black Church Outreach.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent political climate in the U.S. has become absolutely polarizing, on issues ranging from immigration to gun control to women’s health. A huge factor in these fierce political debates is the candidate’s’ use of religion to fuel their arguments. For African Americans, this along with how the candidates handle... [Read more...]

Three Effective Strategies for Managing the Visitation Gap for Single-Dads.

May 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the state of Texas, where I live, parents are usually awarded ‘co-conservator’ status in the rearing of a child. That law is intended to give both parents a fair amount of input and presence in the child’s life. Co-conservator may sound like it’s even,  but statistically it works out to about fifty-three to forty-seven... [Read more...]

‘Five’ Ways to Entertain Your Child on a Budget.

May 6, 2016 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Kids are expensive by themselves.  They need to eat, be clothed, and have sufficient shelter.  If you add those things up, you may feel like you need to be a millionaire just so you can live comfortably. Depending on the age, your child’s food bill can vary.  It goes from them having their own special diet of baby food for... [Read more...]

Families Must Get Back To Basics.

May 5, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For the past two Saturday nights my wife Yvette and I have intentionally carved out time to go “old school” in terms of our spending time together.  Last Saturday night, we went to a movie (Miracles From Heaven) and this Saturday we stayed home and played a good old fashioned game of Scrabble. We had not played Scrabble... [Read more...]

Having A Tunsil Moment on Social Media.

May 5, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our behaviors are influenced by youthful exuberance, ignorance to the consequences of our actions and just plain stupidity. Many of us have done things, participated in activities that when we look back on we resent and regret. Maturity is a great thing to have, but it is gained from experiences from life lessons. Behaviors when... [Read more...]

“Four” Lessons I Teach My Son Every Pay Period.

May 4, 2016 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every two weeks my son and I exercise our money routine. This occurs every other Friday when I get paid. We sit down after school and I bring out my checkbook and I prepare to write two checks. One to myself and one to my son. We both fill out the memo section individually. He writes whatever he wants and I do the same. After... [Read more...]

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