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Camille Sheppard-Parrish 
Camille Sheppard-Parrish 
Camille Sheppard-Parrish relationship and life strategist

Relationship and Life Strategist Camille Sheppard-Parrish, on How “Successful Women Date Differently"
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Relationships | Thursday, September 9, 2015

Many women have gotten caught in the trap of repeatedly making the same dating mistakes by dating the same type of wrong man over-and-over again. …

Alonzo Mourning on 'Real Strength'

Alonzo Mourning on 'Real Strength'

Basketball Legend Alonzo Mourning on the 'Caring Side' of Masculinity
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Relationships | Saturday,  March 21, 2015

In mainstream popular culture, conversations surrounding masculinity and strength continues to be fueled and influenced by the sports world. However, the definition of what makes a man "strong" has evolved. …

The Romantic Dinner for Two

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"Romantic Dinner at Home" is the Top 2015 Valentine's Day Wish for Most
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Relationships | Friday,  February 13, 2015

In a recent nationwide Valentine's Day survey of more than 1,000 Americans, nearly 90 percent of those responding said they would enjoy their Valentine surprising them this year with a romantic dinner for two at home.

Jacque Reid Takes Dating Challenge

Jacque Reid Takes Dating Challenge

Jacque Reid Accepts InterracialDatingCentral's Interracial Bachelor Challenge
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Relationships | Friday, November 14, 2014

Back on October 8, 2014 issued a press release publicly offering Jacque Reid an opportunity to have the dating website's staff conduct a public interracial bachelor search to help her in her much publicized quest to find love. …

Teens Report Abuse in Relationships


New Study Reveals the "Truth About Abuse" in Relationships Among Teens and Young Adults
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Relationships | Friday, October 18, 2014

Silence speaks volumes. A new survey reveals that young men and women continue to grapple with various forms of dating abuse including emotional, sexual, physical and digital abuse. …

Steve Harvey Launches 'Delightful'

Steve Harvey Launches digital dating platform

and Steve Harvey Launch 'Delightful' to Help Singles Find Love
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Relationships | Friday, October 10, 2014

Steve Harvey has built a business on finding and creating humor in everyday life. As an actor, comedian, television and radio personality, talk show host and author, his voice has reached and resonated with the American public, especially his approach to dating and relationships. …

Our Relationship Values

Relationship Values

Who is Your Ideal Marriage Partner?
by LaTonya Irby, Editor-in-Chief | Relationships | Monday, February 24, 2014

A research study on the “Personal Characteristics of the Ideal African American Marriage Partner” revealed that Black men and women may actually share similar values when it comes to choosing a desirable mate. 

Protect Yourself When Dating Online

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Cyber Dating...the New Normal?
by Whitley Waymon | Relationships | Monday, April 29, 2013

While dinner and a movie has been the traditional way for getting to know a potential love interest, in the age of new media, it seems that the Internet and a social networking site has become the new standard for getting more acquainted. eHarmony,,

Domestic Violence Against Men

When Men Become Victims of Domestic Abuse
by Kerene Nelson | Relationships | Monday, February 4, 2013

Society has been conditioned to think of domestic violence victims as women and sometimes don’t stop to recognize the behavior by women against men that can also be labeled violent. Domestic violence