Being Married as a Child of Divorced Parents

About a week or so ago, I was on Essence.com and I stumbled upon this article with a poll attached titled "Does Having Divorced Parents Make Marriage Harder?" and talk about things that make you go "hmmm". So I read the article, albeit brief, and it was about Nicole Richie and her marriage to Joel …

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Marriage, What No One Tells You

Marriage - (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws.The definition of marriage varies according to different cultures, but it is principally an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually …

Cheerios Stands by TV Ad Showing Mixed-Race Family

I love this commercial! I thought it was cute!

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NEW YORK (AP) — A mom sits at her kitchen table writing something down when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios.

“Mom,” says the girl. “Yes, honey?” mom responds. “Dad told me Cheerios is good for your heart. Is that true?”

Mom glances at the box, noting that it says the whole-grain oats inside are “heart healthy.”

Cut to dad napping on the living room couch. He stirs and starts to sit up, sending a pile of Cheerios on his upper chest (where his heart is) crunchily cascading to cushions and floor.

The message is in line with the company’s long-running Heart Healthy campaign, except this 30-second ad features a black dad, white mom and biracial child and produced enough vitriol on YouTube last week that Cheerios requested the comments section be turned off.

This week, the company is standing by the fictitious family…

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Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks Open Marriage Rumors, Cyberbullying, What It’s Like Being Married to Her & More

This has been a busy week for Jada Pinkett-Smith. After making appearances for "Free Angela and All Other Political Prisoners", she found time to sit down and talk with Marc Lamont Hill of Huff Post Live. Jada talked about her marriage, including rumors of an open relationship with Will, as well as how she feels …