[Written by James Michael Sama] I’ve made posts in the past about qualities of a gentleman, as well as the differences between a ‘bad boy’ and a jerk. But, how does this all translate into how somebody acts while in a relationship? A man may be able to put across a great image, but it could simply be a cover for hidden shortcomings, or he could just be totally faking it to ‘get the girl.’ After the jump, here are some ways to know if you’ve struck gold. [Read & See More]
As we start the beginning of the work week, I’d like you to take time and discuss if commitment is a lost art, with your co-workers and friends to get their thoughts.The majority of people in our society desire to be in healthy, successful and prosperous relationships. Unfortunately, many of them are unprepared for the twists and turns that accompany commitment in a relationship. In previous generations, there was an emphasis placed on remaining committed even when challenges surface. Contrary to popular belief, commitment isn’t a magical switch that you can turn on and off, but it is a deliberate and dedicated lifestyle a person chooses to live. As I teach during my workshop sessions, commitment is only validated after you’ve been through some sort of opposition. [Read More]
Question: Have you ever been in a relationship and all you seem to do is try to make other person better? Learn how to break the cycle of dating a fixer upper rather than a partner. Look for a partner, who brings something to the table. A partnership should pertain to both parties enhancing one another’s lives. Whether you’re dating someone for a day, 5 years, or a decade you’re merging your life with theirs by investing your time, your energy, your money, and you into them. [Watch & Read More]
You’re going out with somebody special and you need some date ideas to try? You’ve come to the right place! When I first started dating, my idea of a date was the stereotypical cheap-dinner-and-a-movie. Don’t hate on me, I didn’t know any better. By the time I finished high school I was pretty comfortable in my own skin and got pretty good at coming up with ideas for dates. [Read More]
Remember when you were young and you thought love was this invincible, bulletproof force that was immune to outside influence, impervious to evil and capable of overcoming all obstacles? And, then you found out your girlfriend was sleeping with your best friend since a week after you met, and that bubble was ruptured, never to be restored again. Sorry. Maybe we got a little personal on that one. Maybe, you're one of the lucky few who remains a fool for love, and the wool has yet to wear away before your eyes. We hate to single-handedly destroy your remaining naivete, but women do cheat. [Read More]
What do women want? Men have been asking this question since the beginning of time. Of course, we’ve been telling them, but they clearly weren’t listening (Mistake #1). In this Blueprint exclusive, our relationship gurus reveal 7 other mistakes men make with women. Despite our reputation for always wanting to talk, women still seem to be a mystery to men. [Read More]
Mark Zuckerberg is having the best week ever. And not only because dude is now worth around $20 billion. Facebook's co-founder and CEO today jumped the broom with his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan.The news broke when Zuckerberg changed his relationship status to Married and posted a photo of him and Chan, now Mrs. Zuckerberg, in traditional wedding garb—him in a suit and tie, her in a white wedding dress—on his Facebook page.The marriage took place just one day after Facebook's history IPO which raised $16 billion and increased the company's valuation to $104 billion, making it the largest Internet company IPO in history. We'll exhibit some class and not make a prenup joke.
What if your partner is racking up the credit card debt, and having a hard time putting a halt to their unnecessary spending? Then it can get pretty dicey. If your personal or spousal debt is starting to look unmanageable due to a spending addiction, here are a few ideas that you may try out to get your finances back on track. [Read More]
Child star Kyla Pratt is all grown up. Although she’s been relatively quiet over the past few years, she emerged back on the scene with a new man, new baby and spankin’ new role on the BET original series Let’s Stay Together.
Last year, she revealed she was the mother of a 1 year old on 106 & Park and instantly became a trending topic on Twitter as well as the subject of many blogs. [Read More]
Robin Thicke has revealed intimate details of his sex life with wife Paula Patton, claiming that they have "two to three hour" sessions.
The R&B crooner and the Mission: Impossible actress have been together for more than a decade, progressing from childhood sweethearts to being a married couple and parents. While a lot has changed over the years, one thing that has stayed the same is their rampant sex life. [Read More]
The Season's Best Cable-Knit Sweaters Blueprint Staff
Mar 7, 2014 1:43 pm
Here, breakout Seahawk quarterback Russell Wilson takes the season's best Cable-Knit sweaters from seaplane to Porsche around his Seattle stomping grounds. SportsFashionRead More
The New Mercedes-Benz On A Budget Anna Morgan
Mar 7, 2014 1:43 pm
You’ve got to be pretty damn sexy to appear next to Kate Upton and still get anyone to look at you, but that’s exactly what the all-new Mercedes-Benz CLA250 pulled off in one of the best spots of this year’s Super Bowl. CarsRidesRead More