As the Relationships Editor at ESSENCE.com, I select, write and produce the popular weekly franchise Bridal Bliss which highlights amazing weddings in the African-American community and brings their unique love stories to life. View all past features here.
As the Relationships Editor at ESSENCE.com, I created the widely popular weekly digital franchise Just Engaged. I select, write and produce engagement stories that showcase couple's amazing photos and proposal stories. To read past features, click here.
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For the December 2014 holiday issue of ESSENCE magazine, as part of the All I Want For Christmas Is... relationship piece, I offered easy tips for married couples to use to bring back the sizzle.
In The Relationship Roller Coaster piece in the September 2014 issue of ESSENCE, I share my experiences with cohabiting with a lover before marriage as a relationships "rite of passage."
For the Valentine's Day 2014 Love Issue of ESSENCE magazine I interviewed recent brides about their biggest wedding do-overs and advice.
In February 2014 for ESSENCE magazine, I opened up about the power of love and how it can help heal grief and fill the void left after an incredible loss.
For the January 2014 issue of ESSENCE magazine I helped Atlanta wife Traci Hobbs, who's married to gospel singer Darwin Hobbs, share the story of how together they battled obesity and lost a combined 250 pounds in order to conceive their first child. It's a beautiful story.
When blogger Jai Stone was nearly traumatized by the cyber abuse she suffered at the hands of complete strangers online after sharing her personal relationship struggles, I helped her recount her story of pain and healing in the October 2013 issue of ESSENCE magazine.
For the October 2012 issue of ESSENCE magazine, I had the honor and the pleasure of sitting down with late and legendary actress Ruby Dee to ask her to share gems from her 57 year marriage to late actor Ossie Davis. It was life-changing! To this day I'm still practicing many of the mantras and strategies she taught me. Read more about my experience in my blog post What Ruby Dee Taught Me About Love and Marriage.
In September 2012, I introduced single ladies across America to sexy, eligible bachelor Sterling A. He was such a hit when we featured him online that he earned his on moment in print. To read more of my weekly Eye Candy features on ESSENCE.com click here.
ESSENCE Relationships Editor Charreah K. Jackson and I teamed up to break down the latest crop of dating self-help books for women written by men. (Yes, weird, we know.)
In February 2012 ESSENCE magazine asked me to join a relationship roundtable of top bloggers for an intimate sit-down about the new rules of dating.
When I shared my take on the five types of men who make great husbands with The Huffington Post, it went viral and made it to the site's homepage. Read the entire piece online here.