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Ms HeartBeat

Date Smarter, Not Harder Relationships Talk Show!


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Ms. HeartBeat (Deborrah Cooper), a social researcher, dating expert, author and advice columnist, serves as producer and host of The Date Smarter, Not Harder Relationships Talk Show. With almost 20 years of relationship industry experience, Ms. HeartBeat provides reliably witty, often hilarious and informative advice about modern dating issues. She is the author of the Top Black Books of 2007 Award Winning guide to modern dating: "Sucka Free Love - How to Avoid Dating The Dumb, The Deceitful, The Dastardly, The Dysfunctional & The Deranged", "24 Types of Suckas to Avoid" and "The Black Church...Where Women Pray and Men Prey!" Order your copies on Amazon.Com. Join Deborrah and exciting guests as they discuss a wide variety of relationships based subject matter on Sunday nights at 6:30 p.m. (PST).

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It's the first day of a new year, 2012 to be exact. And you and your cronies Me Myself and I celebrated another New Year's eve together. With Valentine's Day coming up its time to get real with yourself and figure out why you're still single... more

Within the last 18 months there have been dozens of stories in the news detailing sexual assaults on Black youths, both male and female. Most of the accused perpetrators have been trusted and influential members of the community -... more

When a man and a woman participate in consensual sex, and the woman ends up pregnant, does the man who impregnated her have any say-so in what happens with the pregnancy? There is a growing group of men and women that... more

Some men really look forward to being married due to their upbringing and socialization, while others are content to be perennial bachelors. However ALL men have expectations about what the role of "my wife" entails. Do men really... more

Tonight's show will discuss what women expect from marriage. With women filing for 75% of divorces in the United States, is a one size fits all expectation reasonable? Are women more realistic about marriage than men who think... more

The friend zone is like the penalty box of dating, only you can never get out. Once a girl decides you're her 'friend', it's game over. You've become a complete non-sexual entity in her eyes, like her brother, or a lamp so says Ryan Reynolds... more

Sociopaths do not wear a sign or a tag that identifies them as dangerous men, and most sociopaths look completely normal - even friendly and trustworthy. A woman normally finds out her man is a socipath only after she has become... more

Apparently, dating is a lost art form! Spending time getting to know someone, patiently discovering who and what they are over a period of months seems to be a concept that is foreign to singles in 2011. Men don't want to pay for dates... more

An engagement ring is a declaration that the woman, by wearing it on her hand, has been reserved for marriage by her future husband. Wearing his ring symbolizes and reminds the wearer of a promise she's made, and also serves... more

Minister Louis Farrakhan said it the other day "a virtuous woman is more valuable than silver and gold." So it got me thinking - why do Black men place so much value on a woman's virtue, chastity, lack of sexual history or knowledge? They... more
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