All Articles Tagged "Ask A black man"

Having Money And Power Makes Men Attractive

June 10th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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Somewhere along the relationship road, Black men got the idea Black women are only looking to date men with money, power, and fame. They say it on the street, online, and even in our Ask a Black Man LA series. But is there any truth to that?

Well if you ask the Black women in this episode of Ask a Black Man Clapbacks, they’d say yes. See what they had to say about money and power being attractive in a man, but still being willing to build with a brotha — to a certain extent.

Women’s Thoughts On Male Celibacy: What Is The Goal?

June 10th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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In this episode of Ask a Black Man clapbacks, Black women respond to the Ask a Black Man LA episode of celibacy.

While women usually expect men to be accepting of their abstinence, it turns out we might not be as accepting when men tell us they’re celibate. Listen to these questions Black women had about Ask a Black Man LA panel member J. Patrick Wise’s decision to be celibate and the idea of a relationship without sex.

Men Can Bring Out A Woman’s Crazy, But There Are A Lot Of Women Who Make Themselves Crazy

June 10th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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With every new season of Ask a Black Man, women have asked when it’s going to be their turn to give their two cents on men, dating, relationships, sex, and more, and the time has finally come.

In this episode of Ask a Black Man clapbacks, Black women react to the Ask a Black Man LA episode that asked “Are All Women Crazy?” Check out what they had to say about who really drives who crazy and why.

Newsflash: Men And Women Of The World, You Do Not Have To Be Together!

June 10th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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With every new season of Ask a Black Man, women have asked when it’s going to be their turn to give their two cents on men, dating, relationships, sex, and more. Well, the time has finally come and the topic at hand is cheating.

Watch this group of Black women react to the last season of the series, Ask a Black Man LA, in the video above and see what they have to say about vindictive cheating, variety (of women) being the spice of life, and their response to the notion that cheating can actually help a relationship. Ha!

Ask A Black Man LA: How Do You Feel As A Black Man In America?

April 15th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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In this time in America, many feel a war is being waged against the African American community and specifically Black men. During this taping of Ask a Black Man LA, we asked our panel to discuss the current status of Black men in america, if they feel like they’re at an advantage or a disadvantage because of their skin color, and whether they think their standing will improve any time soon. Watch what they had to say.

Ask A Black Man LA: Will Black Men Ever Catch Up To Black Women?

April 13th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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For as many discussions are had about the advancement of Black women and the ways in which Black men lag behind in some areas, little effort is put into finding solutions to even the social standing or even ask Black men what’s contributed to their status and what they’re doing about it.

We decided it was time to do that, so we asked Black men about the theories of dating up to get ahead and Black women dating down to get a partner, and whether Black men and Black women will ever be in the same socioeconomic place across the board. Watch this episode of Ask a Black Man LA and see what they had to say.

Ask A Black Man LA: Is Marriage Still Necessary?

April 11th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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Marriage isn’t necessarily at the top of most Americans’ priority list these days, but are Black men less or more marriage-minded than other men? We asked this group of fellas that question in this this episode of Ask a Black Man LA, see what they had to say abut marriage being a necessity and the (false) idea Black men are more inclined to marry a white woman than a Black woman.

Ask A Black Man LA: Do Black Women Really Have Good Options On The Dating Scene?

April 8th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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If you’re a Black woman of dating age on planet Earth, we guarantee you’ve been told at least once or twice in your life to relax your standards a bit, date a man who’s a work in progress, help build a brotha up…

Sound familiar?

Well, on the other side of those statements is the implication that men are lagging behind, they’re not up to par, and it’s women’s responsibility to reach back and pull them up to their level. Is that fair? Better yet, is that even true?

We asked the fellas of Ask a Black Man LA about this, questioning whether Black women really have decent options on the dating scene or if it’s true they have to date down in order to find a man. Hear what they had to say.

Ask A Black Man LA: What Does It Mean When Cheating Happens In A Relationship?

April 6th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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Cheating will forever be one of the great relationship mysteries. For most people, the solution to avoiding cheating is simple: just leave the relationship. But when cheating isn’t necessary about wanting to be with someone else, what does it mean? Is the issue with the cheater? Is the cheater’s partner the problem? And, most importantly, if someone cheats should you automatically leave?

Watch the cast of Ask a Black Man LA discuss all of those questions and more in the episode above.

 

Ask A Black Man LA: Do Men Seek Validation Through Sex?

April 4th, 2016 - By Brande Victorian
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When you ask a question like “What do all men want in bed?” you’re basically asking for trouble — or a bunch of NSFW TMI answers that only that man and his woman need to know. But, thankfully, that’s not what we got when we asked our Ask a Black Man LA cohort about their sexual preferences. In fact, the most important thing these men say they get out of sex isn’t an orgasm — though they definitely appreciate those — it’s a feeling of validation and desire that’s only achieved in the bedroom. Listen to what they had to say about seeking validation through sex and more in the video above.