Love & Relationships

Love & Relationships

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Lateefah Jean-Baptiste

How Hyper-Independence Can Impact Black Women's Relationships

Thursday 25 April 2024 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

Black Women Are Finding Real Love In Unexpected Places

Tuesday 19 March 2024 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

What Happens When Black Women Earn More Than Their Male Partners?

Tuesday 20 February 2024 8:00 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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Beryn Orera

How Black Disabled Women Have Learnt To Embrace Their Sexuality

Friday 16 February 2024 8:00 AM

Hena Bryan

I Don’t Want Children. Does That Make Me Undateable?

Thursday 15 February 2024 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

How To Reclaim Your Power After Heartbreak

Wednesday 14 February 2024 8:00 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


Nobuhle Nyoni

How Coloured Pills Are Shaping Black Women’s Dating Experiences

Tuesday 13 February 2024 8:00 AM

Amanda Tayte-Tait

Gaming With My Boyfriend Is Better Than Couple’s Therapy

Thursday 14 December 2023 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

What Is Post-Separation Abuse & How Do We Recognise It?

Tuesday 14 November 2023 8:00 AM

Susan Akyeampong

What Dating Shows Taught Me & Why I Gave Them Up

Tuesday 7 November 2023 8:00 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



Nora Shumba

I Set Myself A Dating Challenge & Here's What It Taught Me

Tuesday 18 July 2023 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

What It's Honestly Like Dating A Younger Man

Tuesday 4 July 2023 8:00 AM

Chidinma Ekekeh

I Can Be A Self-Proclaimed ‘Angry Black Woman’ And Lovable Too

Wednesday 5 April 2023 8:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

Rye Lane Is The Unconventional Black British Love Story We All Need

Thursday 16 March 2023 8:00 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: Friendships Can't Always Be Equally Balanced

Sunday 5 February 2023 11:45 PM

Faith Zvorufura

What They Don't Tell You About The First Year Of Marriage

Friday 20 January 2023 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

Why “Pick Me” Politics Are Thriving In The Modern Dating Scene

Wednesday 4 January 2023 8:00 AM

Tobi Oredein

Founder's Letter: MO’s Confessions Have Started Realistic Convos

Sunday 18 December 2022 11:30 PM

Ayan Artan

Black British Romance Authors Are Changing The Literary Landscape

Wednesday 14 December 2022 8:00 AM

Amanda Tayte-Tait

How To Prepare For A Polyamorous Relationship

Wednesday 16 November 2022 8:00 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?

Jendella Benson

Oloni On ‘The Big O’ & Forging Her Own Path

Friday 14 October 2022 8:00 AM

Sochima Richard

Ghosting: How To Move On After Being Left On Read

Tuesday 27 September 2022 8:00 AM

Tobi Oredein

Founder's Letter: The Audacity Of Loving Black Women Out Loud

Sunday 25 September 2022 10:00 PM

Zainab Raghdo

Is 'Outside' Culture Stopping Us Forming Lasting Relationships?

Friday 23 September 2022 8:00 AM

Lauren Duncan

Anorexia And Our Complex Journeys To Healthy Bodies And Relationships

Wednesday 21 September 2022 8:00 AM

Emmaliane Akua

Unlearning The Fear Of Being Seen As The ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

Tuesday 20 September 2022 8:00 AM

Nobuhle Nyoni

The Mistakes We Make During ‘The Talking Stage’

Thursday 1 September 2022 8:00 AM

Faith Zvorufura

I’m Unmarried And Having A Baby. What Is The Big Deal?

Friday 19 August 2022 8:00 AM

Jaydee Seaforth

The Difficulty In Making Friends When You’re Neurodiverse

Thursday 11 August 2022 8:00 AM

Favour Ajileye

Why Black Women Are Kicking Back On The 'Wife Material' Label

Thursday 4 August 2022 8:00 AM

Millicent Yedwa

A Bad Day In The Life Of A Serial Long-Distance Lover

Wednesday 27 July 2022 8:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Bolu Babalola On The Art Of Romance & Truths It Tells Us

Monday 25 July 2022 8:00 AM

Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy

What Type Of Man Does Your Hair Attract?

Monday 18 July 2022 8:00 AM

Mary W

Why White People Have To Pass A Quiz Before Dating Me

Wednesday 13 July 2022 8:00 AM

Nobuhle Nyoni

Love Bombing: The Signs, The Impact & My Lived Experience

Wednesday 6 July 2022 8:00 AM

Jaydee Seaforth

When Are We Going To Take Bisexuality Seriously?

Tuesday 28 June 2022 8:00 AM

Christine Makuve

31 Years & Counting: How Black Love Survives Migration & More

Tuesday 14 June 2022 8:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

Digital Creator Natalie Lee On Shedding Shame For Sexual Freedom

Friday 10 June 2022 8:00 AM

Aimie Duggan

How I Went From Polyamorous To Celibate In A Year!

Monday 30 May 2022 8:00 AM

Ronke Jane

How I Taught My Nigerian Mother To Display Affection

Thursday 26 May 2022 8:00 AM

Jaydee Seaforth

How Black People With Anxiety Are Navigating The Dating Scene

Monday 23 May 2022 8:00 AM

Lateefah Jean-Baptiste

What Joan From Girlfriends Taught Me About Boundaries & Relationships

Thursday 19 May 2022 8:00 AM

Nobuhle Nyoni

The Friendship Red Flags You Need To Look Out For

Wednesday 11 May 2022 8:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

What It's Like When You're 'The Other Woman'

Tuesday 26 April 2022 8:00 AM

Isha Webber

How We Deal With The "When Will You Marry?" Questions

Thursday 31 March 2022 8:00 AM

Ronke Jane

Would You Give Up Love Because Your Family Disapproved?

Thursday 17 March 2022 12:30 PM

Jade LB

On Love – Everything My 20s Taught Me Love Wasn’t

Sunday 27 February 2022 9:00 PM

Dr Michelle Nyangereka

Dr Michelle Answers: How Can I Enjoy Dating Again?

Friday 25 February 2022 8:00 AM

Dr Michelle Nyangereka

The Pandemic Ruined My Relationship – How Can I Revive It?

Friday 18 February 2022 8:00 AM

Tshedza Mashamba

How My Mother’s Love Eventually Found Its Place With Me

Thursday 17 February 2022 8:00 AM

Edikan Umoh

Why Relationships Are Always Easier In The Beginning

Wednesday 16 February 2022 4:00 PM

Solape Alatise

Do Bride Prices And Dowries Still Have A Place In Modern Marriage?

Tuesday 15 February 2022 12:30 PM

Royalty Purity

Are Black British Men Really The Least Romantic?

Monday 14 February 2022 9:00 AM

Black Ballad

Black Women On Their Friends Who Became Soulmates

Sunday 13 February 2022 8:00 AM

Dr Michelle Nyangereka

Dr Michelle Answers: How Do I Move On & Let Go After a Break-Up?

Friday 11 February 2022 7:00 AM

Chidinma Iwu

Amidst Uncertainty And Self-Criticism: How Teenage Tomboys Love

Tuesday 8 February 2022 3:00 PM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

In Conversation With Filmmaker Tonye Mak, Creator Of 'Dating Black'

Tuesday 8 February 2022 8:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

We All Want To Be Loved Differently. It's Essential That We Communi...

Sunday 6 February 2022 6:21 PM

Dr Michelle Nyangereka

Dr Michelle Answers: How Do I Survive A Long Distance Relationship?

Friday 4 February 2022 10:00 AM

Rachel Ayeh-Datey

How My Girlfriend Impacted My Perception Of Love

Thursday 3 February 2022 11:00 AM

Jamila Pereira

Deconstructing The Unhealthy 'Ride Or Die' Narrative

Friday 7 January 2022 8:00 AM

Ibukun Olumoroti

Aml Ameen On Bringing Black British Love To The Big Screen

Wednesday 8 December 2021 12:00 PM

Jaydee Seaforth

What It's Like Dating As A Black Woman with ADHD

Tuesday 9 November 2021 7:00 AM

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

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

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

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

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

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