Naked with Socks on
Anslem Samuels, the blog creator, is the rock star among relationship bloggers. He has a gift for identifying topics we would like to discuss, but he rarely does. He has never let me down with a blog post.
Single Minded (The Root).
Helena Andrews is a favorite writer of mine. Her pieces make it easy to think, laugh, and, most importantly, act. Helena was a host of my Modern Day Matchmaker websites. I first met her a few years back. My interview with Helena remains my favorite memory from the series.
Single Black Male
This was the first blog that I read daily. This blog was very influential in my decision to become a matchmaker. Over the years, the line-up of writers has changed, and the team is now more sharp than ever. SBM is a must-read, led by Sean Blackman and Slim Jackson (two guys I have great respect for).
eFlirt Expert Blog
Laurie Davis, a founder, is an expert in online communication. She met her fiancee through Twitter to prove that she’s an expert in this field. Over 50% of singles use social media and online dating sites. If you are single, you should have some
Black and Married With Kids
It’s a breath of fresh air! This is the best way to describe it blog. Ronnie Tyler and Lamar Tyler are the founders. They have assembled a stellar team that writes on topics inspiring and giving hope.
Dan Savage is the man…period. Always ready to challenge the conventional wisdom. He has never backed away from controversial topics. He has an android app, which is a bonus!
This website is like a digest of relationships. It is a great site covering a wide range of topics concerning relationships. It is the only site you need to keep up with what’s going on in relationships worldwide.
Very Smart Brothers.
The “brothas”, this blog (The Champ & Panama Jackson), are similar to Martin and Malcolm. They are not opposites, but I believe they are the most influential bloggers globally. VSB is your favorite blogger.
Until I Get Married
This book is essential reading to grasp a single man’s thoughts fully. Jozen Cummings is the blogger behind this effort. He has to be the coolest brotha that I have ever met. He is also a writer… and he’s single.
The Obsidian Files
If you are a fan of taking your shots without any chasers, this blog is for you. While I cannot say that I agree with every word in Obsidian’s blog, one thing is certain: he makes me think, and that is very powerful.
Hooking up Smart
Every blog on the list is read weekly. If time is short and I have only a few minutes, I will choose. Susan Walsh, the founder, is a strategic and deliberate person who approaches relationships strategically. Her posts are insightful and relevant to both men and women.
Online Dating Post
This book is more business-oriented and focuses on online dating. What I love most about David Evans’s blog is his perspective. It’s exciting to read what can easily become stale industry news. Get more information about the industry of Love.