Dating Advice

Why Do Guys Keep Telling Me What Type They Are Attracted To?

Why Do Guys Keep Telling Me What Type They Are Attracted To?

Why do guys date her then tell her what kind of woman they REALLY like – a type that is not her? Ms. HeartBeat has some great information about these types of knuckleheads to share.

By February 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Is This Guy Serious About Us?

Is This Guy Serious About Us?

Young woman confused about the direction of her online dating relationship and why the guy she’s seeing keeps and updates his dating profile.

By February 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What is an Alpha Male and How Can I Become One?

What is an Alpha Male and How Can I Become One?

Alpha males are placed in the role of preferred leader of a group simply by the confidence, success and physical attractiveness they possess. They are a trifecta of manhood. You are not an Alpha male and can never become one, but you CAN improve your chances for being chosen by women with attention to a few key areas.

By December 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
So Many People Are Warning Me About My Boyfriend…Should I Listen to Them?

So Many People Are Warning Me About My Boyfriend…Should I Listen to Them?

I met a wonderful man and we began dating about six months ago. Towards the beginning of our relationship, his closest friend, brother, daughter, and random women we would meet at parties warn me about him with comments such as, “You’re going to get screwed over” and “You shouldn’t date my Dad because he has a bad personality” and “Watch out for this guy!”

Articles by Deb Cooper

Top 7 Reasons Black Men Don’t Want to Get Married

Top 7 Reasons Black Men Don’t Want to Get Married

According to statistics, black women are the least married demographic in the nation. Though there are black women with no interest in marriage, there are still a large number of young black women who dream of having a wedding where they wear the white gown and become Mrs. Somebody or Other. But black women do not make the decision to be married alone, they need a husband. Why are black men so reluctant to marry?

BWE and the 12 Commandments of Sisterhood

BWE and the 12 Commandments of Sisterhood

The only way out of the mental and emotional hole black women are in is to join hands and pull each other up. Columnist and social researcher Deborrah Cooper proposes 12 Commandments of Sisterhood as a great starting point for the Black Women’s Empowerment movement.

Day 19 – 40 Days of Rain on DBR Black Men: Pastor Tricks and Lies

Day 19 – 40 Days of Rain on DBR Black Men: Pastor Tricks and Lies

Don’t allow yourself to get crossed up in those types of mind games. If your man is headed for a fall, step back and let him hit the ground. He’s a grown man, not a baby. You don’t need to rush in there and try to make it all better for him like his Mommy. He’ll get up on his own or reach out to other men to help him up, and he’ll be stronger and smarter for the hard knots he has on his big head and the lessons he’s learned.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT #1562 – CHEERLEADING MEN: REALISTS vs STEPFORD WIVES

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT #1562 – CHEERLEADING MEN: REALISTS vs STEPFORD WIVES

Men need a reality check and women are here to give it to them. Never support a man’s dream when its unrealistic, unattainable dreams and he is clearly setting himself up for failure.

By September 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Guest Posts

When a Son Loves His Mother

When a Son Loves His Mother

A loving song sings a wedding day song to his beloved mother. This is the kind of love only mothers and sons have. Congrats to the new Mrs. Watson.

By April 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Abusive Relationships: 10 Signs of an Abusive Man

Abusive Relationships: 10 Signs of an Abusive Man

Signs of an abusive man can range from emotional, verbal, physical, or sexual abuse. Frequently an emotionally abusive man is also a verbally abusive man or a combination of several abuse types. Clear signs of an abusive man can usually be found after a few dates if you pay attention, ask a lot of questions and do some investigating into his past.

Dating Tips: Make Your Online Dating Profile Stand Out

Dating Tips: Make Your Online Dating Profile Stand Out

Finding love online is possible, and creating a great online profile is the first step to making that happen. Anyone who takes the time to heed the advice in this article is sure to find exactly what they are looking for.

By July 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
My Muppet Heart

My Muppet Heart

How dating partners resemble Jim Hensen’s Muppets

By June 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Interracial/Intercultural Love

Black Woman Japanese Man – What to Teach Our Kids About Race?

Black Woman Japanese Man – What to Teach Our Kids About Race?

How should a black woman and Japanese man handle the complex issues of mixed race children?

By October 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
White Man with Black Woman Interracial Relationship Needs Clarification

White Man with Black Woman Interracial Relationship Needs Clarification

White man in love with black women is confused about the status of their relationship and doesn’t seem to understand that she is not going to give him a title until he lets her know where his head and heart are.

Disappointed in my White Friend Because She Lost Her Virginity to a Black Guy

Disappointed in my White Friend Because She Lost Her Virginity to a Black Guy

Reader questions his disappointment in a female friend that lost her virginity to a Black guy instead of a White one.

By February 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Do Black women believe stereotypes about White men?

Do Black women believe stereotypes about White men?

Many Black women seek to date interracially because they believe White men are better than Black men by virtue of their skin color. Is it smart to believe in racial stereotypes?

By November 30, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

What's Happening?

40 Days of Rain on DBR Black Men – Index of Posts

40 Days of Rain on DBR Black Men – Index of Posts

This index of our series “40 Days of Rain on DBR (Damaged Beyond Repair) Black Men” provides easy access to our discussion on the behavior and attitudes of black men and how those attitudes and behaviors are damaging to black women, black children and the black community as a whole.

Survey for Women – My Escape from Blackistan

Survey for Women – My Escape from Blackistan

Survey for black women who have through their own efforts successfully removed themselves and their children from the crime-ridden, drug and vermine infested, abusive environments referred to as BLACKISTAN.

President Obama and the Gay Marriage Debate in Black America

President Obama and the Gay Marriage Debate in Black America

Black Americans tend to be very religious and the Christian right is hammering away at Obama for taking a stand on gay marriage rights. This is why I believe his strategy to be inclusive of a marginalized sub-group of Americans was the smartest move any President has ever made.

Leave Women and Girls Alone – Stop Street Harassment Week March 18-24, 2012

Leave Women and Girls Alone – Stop Street Harassment Week March 18-24, 2012

March 18-24th is International Stop Street Harassment Week. Girls and women around the world will organize to raise awareness of what gender based street harassment is, how it hurts women, and why it must stop.

Relationships

Why Do Guys Keep Telling Me What Type They Are Attracted To?

Why Do Guys Keep Telling Me What Type They Are Attracted To?

Why do guys date her then tell her what kind of woman they REALLY like – a type that is not her? Ms. HeartBeat has some great information about these types of knuckleheads to share.

By February 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Is This Guy Serious About Us?

Is This Guy Serious About Us?

Young woman confused about the direction of her online dating relationship and why the guy she’s seeing keeps and updates his dating profile.

By February 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What is an Alpha Male and How Can I Become One?

What is an Alpha Male and How Can I Become One?

Alpha males are placed in the role of preferred leader of a group simply by the confidence, success and physical attractiveness they possess. They are a trifecta of manhood. You are not an Alpha male and can never become one, but you CAN improve your chances for being chosen by women with attention to a few key areas.

By December 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
So Many People Are Warning Me About My Boyfriend…Should I Listen to Them?

So Many People Are Warning Me About My Boyfriend…Should I Listen to Them?

I met a wonderful man and we began dating about six months ago. Towards the beginning of our relationship, his closest friend, brother, daughter, and random women we would meet at parties warn me about him with comments such as, “You’re going to get screwed over” and “You shouldn’t date my Dad because he has a bad personality” and “Watch out for this guy!”

Other Recent Posts

Satisfying Relationships, Attainable or Beyond Reach?

Satisfying Relationships, Attainable or Beyond Reach?

You will be attracted in some respect to what you don’t really want, that is a given. You must learn to handle your feelings of attraction in a way that leads you to fulfilling your long-term goals. Remember, poisoned honey may taste sweet going down but it will still kill you!

By November 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
I Give and Give but Get Nothing in Return

I Give and Give but Get Nothing in Return

I feel like I don’t want to give up on him because he seems to be coming around. But lately, I just feel stupid because I give and give but pretty much get nothing in return. Should I hang in there or move on??

By August 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Fire This Time: James Baldwin and Feminism

The Fire This Time: James Baldwin and Feminism

Racism and sexism, oppression by skin color and by gender are two sides of the same coin. Black men cannot cry foul concerning racist treatment by whites, seek out the black woman’s assistance in fighting that racism, then turn around and treat black women with the same disdain as a Klansman. You believe in roles, right? Then remember that your role is to protect women and envelope them in softness, not to terrorize, abuse and beat them down.

Day 18 – 40 Days of Rain on DBR Black Men: Controlling Women via Birth Control Sabotage

Day 18 – 40 Days of Rain on DBR Black Men: Controlling Women via Birth Control Sabotage

Sabotage of birth control is very real. From hiding BC pills to poking holes in condoms and diaphragms, men are forcing young women to become pregnant against their will. Pregnancy and childbirth should always be the WOMAN’S CHOICE, never that of a confused and desperate man whose top goal in life is to do all he can to ruin your daughter’s future.

The 10 Things That Disqualify a Man for Love

The 10 Things That Disqualify a Man for Love

Just because a woman says she “can’t find a man” it doesn’t mean that she isn’t dating or having sex regularly. What she means is that she hasn’t yet found THE man, the one that she wants to be with forever, the one that she can fully trust, the one whose name she can take with pride, the one she would set up a joint checking account with.

10 Types of Women Single Guys Ignore and Why You Should Date Them

10 Types of Women Single Guys Ignore and Why You Should Date Them

Single men often complain about not being able to find a woman to date. I believe that’s because guys all want the same woman, leaving thousands of great women that would make you very happy sitting alone at home. Take a look at some of these undiscovered gems that are probably right under your nose.

Sentence of 7-10 Years…Should She Wait for Him?

Sentence of 7-10 Years…Should She Wait for Him?

Her boyfriend of 18 months has been locked up for almost a year of their relationship with seven years to go. How much longer should she wait for him, or should she throw in the towel now?

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