Single & Dating

Single & Dating

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The Good in Goodbye: What It Taught Me About Myself

“The tears are a sign of healing,” she whispered as she kissed me on my cheek and went home. I was a wreck. I was...
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“Broken Glass Oceans” by Cashawn Brown

"I wrote this poem after recently getting out of a toxic relationship; about the different phases of the relationship from beginning to end. This poem is for anyone who has gotten lost in love."
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Special Girl, Real Good Girl: What Women Gain When They Give Up Sex

Let’s face it, sex sells everything from haute couture to Doritos. Pop culture’s influence is tightly wound around every aspect of our lives - especially...

Date Night Chicago Edition: 25 Ideas to Spice Up Your Next One

The second installment of our Date Night series finds Nia Magazine sitting high atop the broad shoulders of Chicago. There’s no wonder it’s called the Windy...
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I’m Only Allowing Myself 48 Hours to Grieve the End of My Relationship

My relationship is over. I don’t want it to be but it is. I hoped that we could talk about things and work through the...
when a relationship is over

Why You Need To Respect The Expiration Date…On Your Relationships

Lately, the "experts" have said it's okay to take medication and even consume certain foods that have gone beyond the date stamped on their packaging. Instead...
black love

But Is He Even Worthy of Your Love?

If this month has you feeling down and you are contemplating calling back that guy with the bad tooth just so you can have...
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Date Night Atlanta Edition: 28 Ideas to Make Your Next Date the Best One...

If you’re anything like me, a date invitation evokes instant smiles. The kind that starts in your eyes and gently curls the corners of...
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Single is the New Black

Let’s face it- no woman really wants to be single. God didn’t place any of us on this earth to be alone. Society will tell...
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Taking Another Chance on Love

I swore that after my divorce 8 years ago, I would never commit to another relationship. After all, what purpose does a man really serve? My...
Short Story: "Him" by Chanthany Chanthany Dechanne Nia Magazine for black women

Short Story: “Him” by Chanthany Dechanne

She slid out of the driver’s side of her plain SUV, not noticing the dark colored sports coupe parked just on the other side...
Short Fiction: Free At Last Nia Magazine for black women

Short Story: “Free At Last” by J.L. Sapphire

I ran a hot bath and prepared to go on a trip. I’ve been preparing to take this trip for quite some time now. It’s...
Why I choose Peace Above all Things Nia magazine for black women

Why I Choose Peace Above All Things

I have heard it said that over time, women actually forget the pain of labor and delivery. Perhaps that is one of the reasons...

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I Loved Him But I Didn’t Like Him

The carport lights flashed on through the kitchen blinds and the engine of the light blue 1988 Cadillac Deville could be heard in the...

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Poetry: “lyric” by Alexis Tyler Austin

i tried to write you a love poem but my fingers went idle right after i thought of the title: my soul’s song...

This One’s For the 90’s Baby

Some say we’re the “new workforce.” Others refer to us as a bunch of instant gratification seeking 20-30 somethings who are too impatient to learn...

Out With the Old, In With the New: 7 Habits to...

2016 is just about behind us. How did this year play out for you? For most of us, the end of the year means reflecting...