The Black Father

What comes to mind when you see or hear “The Black Father?”  When I see or hear about him, I think of power, greatness, presence, grooming, pivotal, needed, leader, fearful, inspirational, and excellence.  When I also hear about the black father, I think of absence, fear, inexperience, wanted, stereotyped, unavailable, and labeled. While it’s so easy to…

The Contemporary Relationship

“Women want love and men want respect,” or “Men are from Mars, women are from Venus.”  How many times have we heard these sayings describing the differences between men and women? Does love weigh more than respect or vice versa?  The perspective of what men want and what women want in their relationships remains a mystery, and…