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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Five Things Happen When Powerful Dads Think Powerful Thoughts.

January 27, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Our doubts are traitors that make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. –Shakespeare What does it mean to be a powerful dad? Quite simply, it means to be in possession of one’s mental and spiritual faculties; to know what you want and to understand what it takes to get it. Above all, it means you are... [Read more...]

Why Dads Must Become the ‘Counter-Chatter’.

January 22, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Chatter is the rapid and incessant talk about trivial matters – most of it of the negative variety. Many relationships, companies, churches, and indeed personal lives have all been destroyed by the insidious and often bitter reality of chatter. Negative chatter tends to have a bad effect on the way we view ourselves and our... [Read more...]

5 Steps To Set Expectations With Your Partner Before Tying The Knot.

January 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( We all know that expectations hurt and we should not expect from people we love. Some people go to an extent where they don’t refrain from declaring that they don’t expect anything from anyone. It’s true that expectations hurt but there is a fine line between realistic expectations and the unfair ones. Why people choose... [Read more...]

Improve Trust in Your Relationship with 5 steps.

January 14, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Trust is a foundation pillar in any relationship. It is necessary for every other aspect of the relationship to flourish. Cultivating trust is more than simply not lying to your partner. How one handles themselves, and situations is also a factor in the discussion of trust. For many trust is not an easy thing to give as hurt... [Read more...]

Three Ways to Strengthen Intimacy.

January 13, 2018 by  
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Tweet ( Intimacy seems to be a misunderstood concept. Often times when thought of sex immediately comes to mind. Granted, sex can be a wonderful part of intimacy, but it is not intimacy. To have deep emotional closeness that can impact, and transcend, physical interaction is the core of intimacy. There can be a degree of it in every... [Read more...]

7 Milestones of Positive Parenting.

January 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The moment you become a parent, you speak about positive parenting and its milestones. You wait for your child’s first words, first steps, and first laughter. You even imagine yourself with the baby in different places. But what about the milestones that reflect positive parenting? It is like measuring your success as a parent.... [Read more...]

5 Steps to Better Relationship Communication.

January 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Communication is something we can always afford to do better. It is necessary for any relationship to grow, yet often lacking. We live in a world that moves at 100 miles per hour, and the art of communication is lost on many of us. Though there is more technology that allows one to interact with their partner it is often found... [Read more...]

Black People; Entertainment & Politics Don’t Mix.

January 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Just in case it has escaped the reader’s notice, most black people in America have developed some really bad attitudes when it comes to race and politics. This would certainly be considered a racist statement if a white person uttered it, but this wouldn’t make it any less true. Black Americans still vote for Democrats in... [Read more...]

The Call for Black Collectivism.

Tweet ( There is a popular axiom that states, ‘A fool and his money shall soon part.’ There is quite possibly no more succinct means of describing the current economic state of Black America. Put simply, we have been foolish, if not completely reckless in regards to our collective economic dealings. Things are in such a state of... [Read more...]

Build Your Brothers Up In 2018.

January 10, 2018 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( African American men have arguably been through the roughest time of any gender, race or ethnic group. From slavery to racism to bitter African American women to police brutality to the slanted and biased judicial court system, brothers we have been through it all. Yet we still endured, many of us are still here and quite a... [Read more...]

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