I loved the fantastic war movie The Dirty Dozen. If you haven’t seen it before, try getting it for your next Blockbuster night. Exciting action drama, espionage, comedy, lots of stuff blowing up, sex, death, hope and redemption – it’s all there! But just like in dating, the story SOUNDS like an exciting adventure, so you sign on for the mission. It’s only after you get started on the journey that you find out that it is gonna be hard to make it out alive without losing a limb, or getting ventilated with bullet holes. What follows is my top 12 pet peeves, which I have affectionately dubbed The Dirty Dozen Dating Pet Peeves!
Category: Date Smarter, Not Harder
If you want marriage and children, does it make sense to wait around for years and years, investing more time and energy into a man who has already told you that he is not ready for all that and doesn’t know when he will be? Advice columnist, social researcher and dating expert Deborrah Cooper discusses the frustrating but extremely common issue of the man who gives mixed messages by saying one thing and doing another.
Smooth talk works because black women tend to be very auditory. My hope is that after listening to this series, single black women can quickly identify the sincere guy from the gaming bullshit artist, enabling you to choose wisely to spend your time ONLY with the man who is on the same page in the same book of life that you are.
Women tend to act confused when a guy suddenly leaves “a relationship” and stops taking their calls, responding to their texts, coming over to visit, asking them out, etc. They wanna act all brand new like he was the love of their life and their heart is broken into smithereens about Clown Ass Fool #79. […]
Text messaging isn’t necessarily a tool of the devil, but there can be quite a bit of misinterpretation and miscommunication if you don’t follow texting rules. Texting is a great way to stay connected to someone you are madly in love with, and a useful tool to touch base with casual or new dating partners. Ten great texting rules for proper dating etiquette for singles.
Have you regretted not getting vital information and asking important questions before getting involved in a relationship? “Hindsight is 20/20” as the saying goes, but asking the right questions means we’ll get the right answers and possibly save ourselves from unnecessary heartache.
It’s not the thug dudes who are obsessed with ShaQuanisha, it’s these so called “good black men” who live, sleep and dream about her. It’s clear that these “good black men” strongly and passionately desire ShaQuanisha — that’s why they talk about her so much.
In part four of the series which asks “Are Black Women Stupid?” we’ll take a look at the prevalent belief in the black community that black women’s value as a potential wife is measured by what has gone on between her legs and her willingness to be a “helpmeet” and supporter for a mere boyfriend.
The concept of settling vs compromising in relationships explained by dating expert Deborrah Cooper who believes only the truly desperate think settling for what they don’t want is a great dating technique.