Ask Demetria: I Think I Missed My Sexual Prime. Help!

Ask Demetria: I Think I Missed My Sexual Prime. Help!

  Dear Demetria:  I am against cheating. I won’t do it, but it feels like I haven’t truly lived. I went to school, got married, had a baby. I feel like my husband’s had a full life.

Ask Demetria: My Family Is Divided Over a Rape Accusation

Ask Demetria: My Family Is Divided Over a Rape Accusation

Occasionally, readers have queries that don’t fit conveniently into the ask.FM box. My general rule, is that if it’s too long to fit, it’s a question that requires coaching (or maybe

Humans Suck: Some People Bashed Solange Knowles’s Wedding Day Hair

Humans Suck: Some People Bashed Solange Knowles’s Wedding Day Hair

Ugh. Because some humans are absolutely awful. Yesterday, the Huffington Post ran an article, “Solange’s Bridal Afro Upsets Beauty Standards“ on the backlash about Solange

Bill Cosby’s Accusers: You Really Think 15 Women Are Lying?

Bill Cosby’s Accusers: You Really Think 15 Women Are Lying?

I need an explanation. I, probably like you if you’ve come here to read this, have been following the growing allegations of rape against Bill Cosby. Fifteen women have accused him of

MJB Says Only Same Sex Friends for Her x Husband of 11 Years

MJB Says Only Same Sex Friends for Her x Husband of 11 Years

MJB’S celebrates her 11th anniversary on Dec. 7.  Congrats, Mama! I remember, like everyone else, when she got married and started singing happy songs and people were like, “um, can

The Root: 5 Reasons We All Fawned Over Solange’s Wedding Photos

The Root: 5 Reasons We All Fawned Over Solange’s Wedding Photos

  Last week was hard for black women. Kim Kardashian’s bare ass—and all the white privilege it represents—was everywhere you scrolled, an unintentional attempt to fulfill the directive

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  • Humans Suck: Some People Bashed Solange Knowles’s Wedding Day Hair
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  • MJB Says Only Same Sex Friends for Her x Husband of 11 Years
  • The Root: 5 Reasons We All Fawned Over Solange’s Wedding Photos

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Ask Demetria: I Think I Missed My Sexual Prime. Help!

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Ask Demetria: My Family Is Divided Over a Rape Accusation

Occasionally, readers have queries that don’t fit conveniently into the ask.FM box. My general rule, is that if ...

Humans Suck: Some People Bashed Solange Knowles’s Wedding Day Hair

Ugh. Because some humans are absolutely awful. Yesterday, the Huffington Post ran an article, ...

Bill Cosby’s Accusers: You Really Think 15 Women Are Lying?

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The Root: 5 Reasons We All Fawned Over Solange’s Wedding Photos

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Ask Demetria: My Friend Introduced Me to a Guy She Slept With (but Didn’t Tell Me)

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