This is My Love Story

He always had a cheesy smile on his face while inserting himself in me, which made me think that perhaps he was enjoying it… enjoying me. But the moment he got a chance, he’d reassure me that I hadn’t satisfied him, that my touch wasn’t gentle, and that I was terrible at reading his body. Sometimes […]

How The Church Failed My Mother’s Mental Health

I recently had an opportunity to participate in a discussion about the state of mental health in the Black community. This discussion was geared to how mental health treatment is often supplemented with faith and religious platitudes. The duality of this discussion was just as much frustrating as it was introspective. Throughout the discussion, I […]

Bourbon Talez: Finances and Sex

YouSeeLogic’s Bourbon Talez with Room for Relations What happens when your career success starts to affect your sex life? Check out Dr. Uchenna Ossai explaining how to handle the power struggle in your relationship and bedroom.

Empathy After a Crisis

In the past years a lot of people have been on an emotional roller-coaster. Whether it was the multiple shootings of blacks, LGBT, and cops, the political election, war, protest or just news of your fave celebrity dying or splitting with their partner, emotions have been elevated which means media (social and otherwise) has been intense. […]

3 Reasons Jokes Cause More Damage than Laughs

Most people enjoy laughter and want a relationship full of it. What happens when the jokes are no longer funny and shines light on issues in the relationship? Making light of your partner or the relationship problems can be problematic and sometimes abusive. Here are 3 reasons joking in your relationship is no laughing matter. […]

Lessons From a Black Father to His Black Sons

It’s almost a given that as humans we will encounter challenges throughout our life that seem insurmountable. No matter how many times you fall, you must get up and move forward. If at first you don’t succeed pick yourself up and try again. Don’t put off for tomorrow what you can do today. It is […]

Getting the Love You Want

How much time do you spend thinking about other people’s love language? A lot of people have become aware of love languages and their importance in relationships (Click Here for a breakdown of the love languages). You may know your love language and understand that everyone doesn’t have the same language but just knowing that […]

3 ways to Improve Your Relationship in 15 minutes

Some days you get so caught up in everything else going on in your world, you forget to invest in your relationship. This does not make you a horrible person, just human. Often, time is the excuse people use for not doing something that is good for them. If today is one of those days […]

Expect Less; Appreciate More: The Importance of Managing Expectations

Expectations help and hurt others. It is important to know what you need from the people around you but that doesn’t mean that because they can’t meet your expectations that they either aren’t doing the best they can or that they don’t love you. There has to be some room for flexibility in what you […]