The Illiusion of STRENGTH

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One of the biggest issues many of us face in our relationships as African Americans is the stigma of always needing to be strong. Most really have no idea what true strength involves. We sometimes throw being strong into our self-description; along with titles Read more

Love and Social Media

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There are so many opinions when it comes to sharing our romantic relationships on social media.  Is there a such thing as too much?  In my opinion, of course there is.  Many of us love to celebrate those that we Read more

Bizzemo Talks Love & Business

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Owners of Bizzemo, the largest directory for minority owned businesses, takes over SwagHer Magazine’s Instagram on Valentine’s Day 2017. Listen to what Christina and Derrick Francis have to say and be sure to check them out at http://www.bizzemo.com. Share this:

Marriage, I Didn’t Sign Up for That!

Marriage is not only a union; marriage falls under several sub-categories.  Marriage consists of the following: Ministry Business deal Commitment Journey Hurt Loss Victory Hard work Marriage is not to be entered into lightly nor should it be discarded like Read more

Love’s Identity Theft

Loving you doesn’t mean that I have to lose my identity!  How many times have you found yourself in a relationship and the “honeymoon” stage had everything looking so wonderful as cupid’s arrows shot into your heart? However, as time Read more

The Single Life, This is Not a Game!

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So you’re living the single life, huh?  Well let me add my two cents on why your single life is the best time of your life! Being single is more than a title or a label people put on you; Read more

Materialism: Are We Cool With Trading Good People For Things?

Today we live in an extremely materialistic society. Every time we turn on the television, radio, or even when we are out and about, we are reminded of what we don’t have and how less of a person we are Read more

Celibacy! Can You Wait?

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So 2017 is fast approaching, and one of your top resolutions is shutting down the cookie and to wait for Mr. Right or at least for him to put a ring on it. While the idea seems easy enough, the Read more

Fall in Love With Reality Not Potential

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One of the biggest mistakes people of color make pertaining to dating and relationships is our tendency to date a person’s potential over the reality of who they are. Disappointment is the result or the effect of not believing a person’s actions the Read more

Single Bells, Single Bells

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  Hi everyone, I am Tinzley, Author of the Settle-Free Dating Method for Women and also known as ‘The Love Mama”. I help women bounce back from devastating break ups, abusive relationships and low dating confidence. I thought I’d share Read more

Love Life: How stepping out of the “nice” box helps your relationship

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Close your eyes and imagine your ideal date. It probably involves the woman being dressed up with the killer H’s-hair, heels, and hotness.  The man-probably a “nice” shirt and pants.  You guys have a “nice” dinner where you can talk Read more

Never Have Sex In Vain

Never have sex in vain, be very selective of what you allow in your soul. The act of making love is a spiritual connection; a manifestation of greatness. Sex is magnetic energy to create the desires of your heart. Be on Read more

Business is Bae

This morning I had to catch myself.  While I cannot recall ever receiving a Valentine’s Day present, this morning, I woke up feeling some kind of way. I kept thinking I am not going to get on any social networks, Read more

Tell Me Something Tuesday: He is so fine. Should I block him?

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I’ve been in love with this gorgeous, black, tall, handsome, thick man for over 20 years. He was the one that I claim got away. I’m divorced and he’s divorced and things just came together in the best way ever. He does Read more

Tell Me Something Tuesday-I’m married to a woman, but now I want a man. What should I do?

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I fell in love with a woman, for the first time, 10 years ago, in spite of my religious beliefs. Our relationship has been amazing, this woman means the world to me. She’s everything I’ve ever dreamed of and more, but there Read more

Is Sex Keeping You Single?

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  “Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?”  I remember the first time I heard that phrase.  I was a child listening to two women gossip.  I thought that there was a real cow involved.  Read more

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Why is he giving me two minutes? I’m at my sexual peak…

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Well, I’m sick of the two minute love making. Since he’s turned 40 we have 30 minutes of oral sex and 2 minutes of penetration, if that. I mean how much licking and sucking can a person take? Our love Read more

Before You Toll the Bells

by: Fancy So he’s finally asked the question, now what do you do?  This is the moment you have dreamed of since a little girl. This is the ending of the Disney fairy tales and the beginning of your new Read more