Is Polygamy a Solution?

I was listening to a podcast earlier when the host asked a very interesting question: Is monogamy a natural occurrence in humans or is it cultural? Monogamy is defined as the practice of being married to one partner. Here in the West, the societal norm is to fall in love with one person, get married,…

A Royal Union

Greetings Everyone, The trending topic of the week has been the engagement of Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle. Although I couldn’t care less about this news, it did lead me to question other royal unions that take place throughout the globe. So I did a little research and found a very interesting story, by…

Single Black Male Who’s Not Looking?

Greetings All, I was YouTube browsing when I came across a clip from a 2012 documentary, entitled Qualified, Yet Single: Why Good Men Remain Single. This film is addressing the increasing number of men who are choosing to live bachelor lifestyles here in the United States, advising that for every 100 single women there are…

First Comes Love, Then Comes…Marriage?

That was a clip from Eddie Murphy’s 1987 stand-up comedy film, Raw. Although it was meant for comic relief, there was some truth to what he said. As a society, we tend to romanticize marriage by illustrating one’s union based on their wedding reception and honeymoon photos, without reminding ourselves of the fact that marriage, to…