Category: Relationships

So many relationships in life, so little time. The many relationships I have will be captured in this category

Let’s revisit how we “rap” to women

Time for change: A woman’s reaction to anything a man says is her choice. Here we are with another overdue post about issues I feel need to be addressed with my fellas. As black men we are continually taught to control our emotions when dealing with cops, employers, teachers and more. Why aren’t we taught ...

Love x Pride

p.s I wasnt listening to Drake's "Scorpion Side B" when I wrote this. Strictly written for the youth dem. Bless up! This is for my younger 21-25 crowd. Fellas, pull up a seat, I think I qualify as an OG now lol. A few years ago I was in your shoes, with the perceived world ...

Get a man pt. 2 – The LongLiveTobe way

Somethings deserved a sequel, like The Blueprint 2; others need to be preserved in time never to be duplicated, like Martin. Some might not share my sentiments about the culture, but then again, who made me a tastemaker? All I know is that the original post Get a man – The LongLiveTobe way brought me ...

Love sucks and I’m never dating again

We meet, we date, and we fall in love to live happily ever after. Why can’t it always be this easy? What happens when you are dating someone and it goes up in flames? (For this post, anything less than marriage is a failed relationship). I find it sad when someone gives up on love ...

When a legend calls, you answer

It was pure chance that I met Rahman (better known as Folabi). We both had applied for an accounting internship at a small company and were excited when we were awarded the positions. We were complete strangers; two young men looking for resume builders and more importantly at the time, extra cash! I remember our ...

Protect Our Women

It’s a crazy time in our world; a lot of natural disasters, political turmoil, race tension, nuclear war talk, just to name a few concurrent issues. Every day I wake up it seems something new is on the table. As hard as it is shift our attention, I beg of you to hear me out ...

Get A Man – The LongLiveTobe way

*Disclaimer: These are views from a single man. Don’t come crying to me because my methods didn’t guarantee the man of your dreams. Go and pray sis.   I grew up with 3 beautiful sisters and a lovely mother in a single parent household. I had an older brother, but he was out of the ...