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Is The Institution of Marriage Dying? [Commentary]

There’s a state of emergency in America: married couples just can’t seem to stay together. In Black Hollywood alone there have been at least seven reported divorces, including Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey, Keyshia Cole and Daniel Gibson, and more recently Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose. Whether over infidelity or irreconcilable differences, it seems celebrity couples are calling it quits left and right with no sign of hope in sight. So much so that a couple actually surviving is mythical in theory (hey, Jada and Will!) Other marriages that have joined the divorce roll call this year include Randy Jackson and wife Erika Riker, celebrity chefs Gina and Pat Neely, Sherri Shepherd and Lamar Sally, and Paula Patton and Robin Thicke…. Continue Reading

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Advice: Is It Ever OK to Move To A Different State For A Relationship?

I had an interesting debate with someone the other day about whether or not I would ever move from New York  if my partner wanted to or happened to live in another city – say Washington or Atlanta. My response was an unequivocal NO. Not because I don’t value relationships and love, but because I would never put my relationship before my own career. Let me explain. Because I’m a writer who primarily covers entertainment, culture and lifestyle for magazines and media sites like XXLmag.com, EBONY.com and JET Magazine – something I plan on doing for the remainder of my… Continue Reading