Love & Relationships

Love & Relationships

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Harmony Knight

Clueless: What I Learned From Dating (A Lot) Of White Boys

Friday 24 September 2021 9:00 AM

Elisabeth Fapuro

#C4Highlife Is Giving Us Healthy Black Relationships Outside Of BHM

Tuesday 14 September 2021 4:00 PM

Tolani McQueen

What I Learned From Losing All My Close Relationships During Lockdown

Wednesday 8 September 2021 10:30 AM

"I’ll never forget the day we first met. After months and months of phone calls. He travelled to my city. I’ve never been so nervous in all my life about anything."

– What Happens When Religion, Not Race, Is The Barrier In Your Relationship?

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Keturah Kendrick

Unmarried & Unbothered: Black Women Who Prefer Autonomy Over Marriage

Monday 6 September 2021 10:30 AM

Arese Sylvester

Facing Up To Envy In My Romantic Relationship

Tuesday 24 August 2021 7:00 AM

"He asked if he was the first Aussie I had slept with and when I replied yes, he scream-laughed, his words tumbling out: “Aw man, I’ve let the side down!”"

– The Myth Of The Black Unicorn: Dating As A Black Woman In Australia


Portia Bartley

Yes, Love Island US Is Much Kinder To Black Women. Here's Why.

Wednesday 28 July 2021 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

How REAL Is Love Island And Are We Expecting Too Much?

Friday 23 July 2021 7:00 AM

Black Ballad

All The Things We Wish Our Younger Selves Knew

Thursday 8 July 2021 7:00 AM

"Don’t let one video of a couple doing up baecation on Twitter rattle you out of all the hard work you’ve done."

– Why Being Single Shouldn't Ruin Your Christmas



Ronke Jane

What The Church Doesn't Teach You About Abstinence

Monday 24 May 2021 11:30 AM

Sarah Olowofoyeku

Dating And Family Planning As A Sickle Cell Trait Carrier

Monday 12 April 2021 10:30 AM

Tali Ramsey

Understanding The Rise Of YouTube's Black Femininity Coaches

Thursday 8 April 2021 7:00 AM

Elisabeth Fapuro

Derrick Jaxn & Internalised Romantic Misogynoir

Friday 26 March 2021 10:30 AM

Ibukun Olumoroti

Where Are All The Black Women In Love On Our Screens?

Thursday 25 March 2021 7:00 AM

Vanessa Ayo

Putting On A Brave Face: The Realities Of Dating Post-Covid

Thursday 11 March 2021 7:00 AM

"My spirit just tek him there and then. I think I fell in love with him from the minute I saw him."

– Lovers Rock, Gabicci Shirts, and ‘Rubbing Wallpaper’: Black Love Stories From The 70s and 80s



Tobi Oredein

Founder's Letter: Love Lessons I've Learned in Lockdown

Sunday 14 February 2021 9:45 PM

Emmanuella Ngimbi

Finding Love As A Black Woman In The South East Of England

Monday 7 December 2020 7:00 AM

Kuba Shand Baptiste

Black Love Stories From The 70s and 80s

Sunday 22 November 2020 9:00 AM

Sareeta Domingo

The Black British Women Writing Themselves Into Romance Novels

Wednesday 23 September 2020 7:00 AM

Junette Norman

The Isolation Of Agnosticism In The Black Community

Thursday 23 July 2020 7:00 AM

Toni Tone

Virtual Dating In Lockdown And What Comes After

Friday 12 June 2020 7:00 AM

"The more we seem to explore our identities and gain confidence, the more enigmatic we appear to black men."

– Does Black Revolutionary Love Still Exist?

Rochelle Rodney

The Reality Of Dating As A Single Mother

Monday 20 April 2020 8:00 AM

Temi Yussuf

Why My Generation Refuses To "Settle Down"

Tuesday 7 April 2020 7:00 AM

Lucy DK

Dealing With My Daddy Issues In Life, Love and Art

Friday 14 February 2020 7:00 AM

Wase Aguele

The Science Behind Why You Feel Like Sh*t After A Break Up

Wednesday 12 February 2020 7:00 AM

Danielle Dash

Jodie Turner-Smith & Daniel Kaluuya on New Film, Self Identity & More

Saturday 1 February 2020 7:00 AM

Ata-owaji Victor

The "Patriarchal" Wedding Traditions Brides Refuse To Leave Behind

Tuesday 14 January 2020 7:00 AM

Muinat Adeyemo

How Getting Dumped Turned Me Into The Woman Of My Dreams

Tuesday 31 December 2019 7:00 AM

Jaydee Seaforth

Why Being Single Shouldn't Ruin Your Christmas

Tuesday 10 December 2019 7:00 AM

Isha Webber

What 'American Son' Taught Me About Interracial Relationships

Wednesday 27 November 2019 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Ayoola

How Being Black, African and British Has Influenced My Love Language

Friday 13 September 2019 7:00 AM

Shireen Antonia

How To Survive Becoming A Single Parent

Tuesday 23 July 2019 7:00 AM

Rebecca Boachie

What I Learned From Finding My Absent Father

Friday 22 March 2019 7:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

Navigating The Dating Scene As A Socially Conscious Black Woman

Sunday 17 February 2019 11:00 AM

Danielle Dash

Black Ballad Interviews... Beale Street's Kiki Layne

Tuesday 5 February 2019 8:00 AM

Precious Mayowa Agbabiaka

If Beale Street Could Talk Is An Ode To Black Love

Thursday 31 January 2019 4:00 PM

Habiba Katsha

Why More Women Should 'Shoot Their Shot'

Thursday 24 January 2019 7:00 AM

Jacqueline Courtenay

Why My Kids Won’t Be Calling My Friends “Aunty” or “Uncle”

Saturday 12 January 2019 8:00 AM

Tobi Oredein

Ed's Letter: Our Lovers Need To Be Our Allies

Monday 10 December 2018 7:00 AM

Habiba Katsha

We Need To Talk About "Purity Culture" In The Church

Friday 30 November 2018 7:00 AM

Chantelle Lewis

Navigating Black Womanhood In The World Of Private Healthcare

Thursday 1 November 2018 12:29 PM

Annabel Sowemimo

Does Black Revolutionary Love Still Exist?

Thursday 20 September 2018 7:00 AM

Kyomi Wade

Dating As A Black Woman In Spain

Wednesday 29 August 2018 9:42 AM

Amara Lawrence

Why I Think Marriage Is Overrated

Wednesday 18 July 2018 3:49 PM

Shakeena Johnson

Do Black Women Have A Place On UK Reality TV Shows?

Friday 13 July 2018 5:10 PM

Chantelle Lewis

How I Make My Stepfamily Work

Thursday 5 July 2018 7:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

The Stigma Behind Sexual Health Clinics

Thursday 17 May 2018 7:00 AM

Tobi Oredein

Ed's Letter: Why I Will Not Be Throwing My Bouquet At My Wedding

Thursday 26 April 2018 11:06 AM

Tobi Oredein

Ed's Letter: Not Changing My Name Is A Form Of Self-Care

Monday 26 March 2018 9:48 PM

Annabel Sowemimo

Do We Need Re-think The Purpose Of Valentine's Day?

Wednesday 14 February 2018 7:50 AM

Tobi Oredein

Ed's Letter: Black Love Starts With Self Love

Tuesday 6 February 2018 7:00 AM

Furaha F Asani

Why Should I Have To Choose Between Romance & My Career?

Monday 22 January 2018 7:30 AM

Kuba Shand Baptiste

Dating As A Fat Black Woman

Saturday 13 January 2018 9:04 AM

Jumoke Abdullahi

Will I Be Single Forever?

Wednesday 27 September 2017 7:10 AM

Black Ballad

Why Being A Virgin Is No Big Deal

Friday 11 August 2017 4:20 PM

Precious Mayowa Agbabiaka

Girls Trip & The Importance Of Female Friendships

Friday 28 July 2017 7:00 AM

Tiwa Adebayo

Stop Pressuring Me To Find A Husband

Thursday 20 July 2017 7:00 AM

Black Ballad

When Religion, Not Race, Is The Barrier In Your Relationship

Wednesday 12 July 2017 9:54 AM

Annabel Sowemimo

Woke & Navigating White Friendships & Interracial Relationships

Tuesday 20 June 2017 8:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Exploring Black Female Friendships

Thursday 15 June 2017 12:00 AM

Tobi Adunni

YouTube, Interracial Relationships and Microcosms

Tuesday 22 March 2016 6:54 AM

Kemi Bamgbose

What Happens When You Move Abroad For Love?

Sunday 14 February 2016 9:25 AM

Siana Bangura

The Dating Game Is The One Arena Where Racial Prejudice Gets A Pass

Thursday 26 November 2015 7:29 AM

Nnena Nwakodo

"We Are A Community In Need Of Love More Than Any Other"

Thursday 21 May 2015 7:00 AM