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All Things Melanin
This week on the podcast, we’re discussing if it’s ok to multi date when putting yourself out there to find "the one", how to be productive on your journey instead of just busy, and if your partner not posting you on social media is shady or ok. We’re leaving you a word of encouragement from Psalm 34:4 that will get you together. Email us at [email protected] or slide in our DM's on Instagram at @allthingsmelanin__ to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ . Be share to rate us, tag us while you listen, and share with a friend who would enjoy.
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Cuffing Season

This week on the podcast, we’re discussing if it’s ok to multi date when putting yourself out there to find "the one", how to be productive on your journey instead of just busy, and if your partner not posting you on social media is shady or ok. We’re leaving you a word of encouragement from Psalm 34:4 that will get you together. Email us at [email protected] or slide in our DM's on Instagram at @allthingsmelanin__ to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ . Be share to rate us, tag us while you listen, and share with a friend who would enjoy.

The Infamous ----List---- - Making the Cut

Even if they don't admit it, every woman has a ----list---- of their dream man/purpose mate. We're discussing what's on our ----list----, working as a team effectively on our journey, discussing our thoughts on not having met Mr. Right yet in our mentor moment, and leaving you with a word of encouragement from Psalm 46.10. Email us at [email protected] or slide in our DM's on Instagram at @allthingsmelanin__ to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ . Be share to rate us, tag us while you listen, and share with a friend who would enjoy.

Real Recognize Real

It's so important to recognize a person's real and true patterns and take them at face value. This week, we're discussing recognizing past behavior and patterns in relationships and how that factors into new and budding relationships. We talk understanding how your audience perceives your brand, steering clear of your friend's relationship business, and leaving you with a word from Ephesians 3:20. Email us at [email protected] or slide in our DM's on Instagram at @allthingsmelanin__ to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ . Be share to rate us, tag us while you listen, and share with a friend who would enjoy.

6 Things You Have to Discuss With Bae

We're discussing 6 topics to discuss with your partner to know if it's real or fake, how we've learned to communicate effectively in our partnership, giving our opinion on how to overcome job frustration, and leaving you with a word from Colossians 3:12-14. Email us at [email protected] or slide in our DM's on Instagram at @allthingsmelanin__ to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ . Be share to rate us and share with a friend who would enjoy.

Dating Chronicles: Unfiltered | Collab w/ Stay DADicated

This episode is a special collaboration episode with the men of Stay DADicated! We're talking all things dating and relationships. From mitches, double standards, ----The One,---- rejection, dating as a single father, online dating and much more! This week's episode is packed full dating gems, revelations, and honesty. Email us at [email protected] or slide in our DM's on Instagram at @allthingsmelanin__ to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ . Check out the men of Stay DADicated at https://www.staydadicated.com. Share this week's episode if you enjoyed it!

Looking for Love in All The Wrong Places

Are people looking for love or help? This week, we're discussing signs to look for to know if bae is for real or faking it when it comes to his or her motives, if there's a such thing as doing ----too much---- when working your side hustle, how to overcome dating frustrations and leaving you with a word of encouragement from Psalm 27:1. Email us at [email protected] to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_

Oh, So You Fancy Huh?!

This week, we're discussing affordable date night ideas to take bae on, the sacrifices we've made so far on our journey, and the different seasons friendships go through as we grow through life. We're leaving you with a word of encouragement from Mark 11:24-25. Email us at [email protected] to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube:

Me & Somebodys Son

This week, we discuss social media meme's depicting ----relationship goals,---- the journey to being positive - even when you don't feel like it, and our take on friendships in and out of seasons in our mentor moment. We're leaving you with a word of encouragement from Psalm 16:11. Email us at [email protected] to to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube:

2 Years in the Game - It's our Anniversary!

Do you know what your love language is and do you know what your partner's love language is? This week, we're discussing the 5 love languages and their importance in relationships, reflecting on our brand All Things Melanin turning 2 (it's our anniversary) and the lessons we've learned along the way, discussing our views on ----breaks---- in relationships, and leaving you with a word from Romans 5:4-5. Email us at [email protected] to to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube:

The Hustle is Sold Separately featuring Mike of Mike Motivates

We have a special guest joining us - Michael Coleman ll. This week, we discuss our ----ideal mate---- and get real about preferences vs. non negotiables when dating. We dive into Mike's journey as a multifaceted entrepreneur who works full time, co host the Uncover'd podcast, and is co-founder of Crowned Scholars, a non profit that focuses on mentoring and enriching the lives of young black boys, and the challenges he faces on his journey to creating his legacy and making a difference. We get real about how to make the best decision for you and we talk more in depth about Crowned Scholars in our newest guest segment, Dreams ---- Connections. We're leaving you with a word of encouragement form Psalm 10:17. Follow Mike on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/mikemotivates/, Twitter at https://twitter.com/_MikeMotivates. Follow Crowned Scholars at https://www.crownedscholars.org/, Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crownedscholars/, and Twitter https://twitter.com/CrownedScholars . Also, check out the Uncover'd Podcast on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/uncoverdpodcast/. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc\u195\u\u402\u\u194\u\u162\u\u195\u\u162\u\u226\u€\u353\u\u194\u\u172\u\u195\u‚\u194\u\u166\uiew_as=subscriber-

Run Those Receipts - Fact Checking 101

Have you ever fact checked someone you're dating? We discuss if we have ever fact checked a guy and ----checked---- his social media. We talk about the risk vs. the reward on our journey - what it's really been like, and our thoughts on putting certain time tables and age limits on women of color. We're leaving you with a word of encouragement from 2 Corinthians 4:13. Email us at [email protected] to to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc\u195\u\u162\u\u226\u‚\u172\u\u194\u\u166\uiew_as=subscriber

Dat's My Type

When it comes to dating and relationships, the first part to meeting someone is being open to receive a new love or potential love. This week, we're discussing if you're really ----ready---- to mingle when you're feeling lonely, stepping out on faith on your journey to building your brand, and overcoming superwoman syndrome - doing it all. Then we're leaving you with special words of encouragement to get you through your week coming out of Genesis 11:6. Email us at [email protected] to to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc\u226\u€\u166\uiew_as=subscriber

Shooting Your Shot featuring Jay of The Black Detour

We have a special guest joining us - Jay of the Black Detour. This week, we're discussing if women should shoot their shot so they can attract/get the man of their dreams, what Jay wish he knew prior to starting The Black Detour, diving into how he built The Black Detour in our newest segment ----Dreams and Connections----, and how to block out the naysers and haters when staring your dream. Then we're leaving you with words of encouragement from 2 Timothy 1:7. Follow The Black Detour on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackDetour/, Twitter: https://twitter.com/theblackdetour and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_black_detour/.-Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc\u226\u€\u166\uiew_as=subscriber-Email your mentor moment questions to us at [email protected]

True Life: I Want it All

This week, we discuss is there a such thing as ----having it all---- in a relationship and if it's possible. We also give our take on how we communicate effectively to on another on our journey to building our brand, how to push through distractions and get things done, and how God does what He does for us, even though we may not understand. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc…iew_as=subscriber

Too Many Chances .. Too Much Drama

Do you believe in second chances? We're discussing what we think of second chances when it comes to dating, putting your heart into your brand, how to decompress during the week, and confiding in the Lord with all your desires.Connect with us:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc…iew_as=subscriber

Break'em Off

Everyone has a breaking point, what's yours? This week, we're discussing what our breaking point is and how we got there, being about your brand all day every day, showing gratitude for all things-even when you're not feeling it, and how when God is with you, everything else ends up working for your good.Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org.Connect with us:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc…iew_as=subscriber

Put Some Respek on my Name

This week, we're switching it up a little bit. We're discussing green flags (good signs/qualities in your partner) to be on the look out for when dating, building your self confidence and knowing your worth as you build your brand along your journey. We're also talking how to carry out your vision when you're the only one who can see it and leaving you with a word.Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org.Connect with us:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dc…iew_as=subscriber

The Struggle Is REAL

This week, we're dishing on how our goals are going and our hopes for the remainder of 2019. We're also talking why society romanticizes struggle love, establishing healthy boundaries for our brand and one another on our journey, discerning seasonal relationships, and leaving you with a word to get you through the rest of the day. Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org. Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dcVNSuYF5lG_pPmJg?view_as=subscriber

Act Up You Can Get ....

We're getting a few things off our chest. This week, we're discussing being in uncomfortable dating situations and how to deal with them, how to have the same energy you have on your 9-5 for your 5-9, handling being pressured by your biological clock, and how loving like God is the best thing you can do on your journey through life. Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org.Connect with us:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dcVNSuYF5lG_pPmJg?view_as=subscriber

Lessons I Learned From My Dad

This week's episode is dedicated to our Dad's in honor of Father's Day and to all the dads out there who are active and loving their child(ren). This week, we're talking the best dating advice our dads have given us (that we've actually taken), how our dads have influenced our journey to building our brand, and dealing with comparison envy. We're leaving you with the thought "if God is for us, who can be against us?" Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org.Connect with us:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dcVNSuYF5lG_pPmJg?view_as=subscriber

Is Being "Miss Independent" Hindering You?

This week, we're talking if being "Miss Independent" hinders you from dating successfully, talking about our journey to being fully trademarked, making the right decision for you as you go through life and leaving your worries at the feet of God! Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org. Connect with us on social media.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanintv_ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dcVNSuYF5lG_pPmJg?view_as=subscriber

LIT ALL SUMMER '19

We're starting summer '19 off with a BANG and keeping that same energy all summer long! Congrats to all spring 2019 graduates, you did it! This week, we're discussing how having unresolved baggage can impact easing back into the dating scene and our thoughts on the BYOB conference last month in the ATL for creatives and millennials of color. We also delve into our thoughts on why those "closest" to us support us the least and leaving you with a word you didn't know you needed. Subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org. Connect with us on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOn24dcVNSuYF5lG_pPmJg?view_as=subscriber Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanintv_

Workplace Romance Gone Wrong

Has anyone ever tried to shoot their shot at you and it went horribly wrong?! This week, we're talking shooting your shot in the workplace and if we ever would, making decisions for your brand, dealing with frustrations in the "in between" stage and going to God for peace in the midst of your storm. Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org so you never miss an update.

You Do What You Want When You Poppin'

Your single season is the MOST important season of your life, don't waste it!! This week, we're discussing embracing your single season, the importance of research and knowledge, focusing on self love for ourselves, and focusing on God's promises that He has for us. Be sure subscribe to our podcast and our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org.

Red Flags - What To Look For

When it comes to dating, we have to be really aware of who we "entertain." This week, we're talking red flags to look out for when getting to know someone new, turning an idea into a reality, dealing with friends who've switched up on you, and letting God fight your battles, even when they seem bigger than you. Be sure to check out our website at www.allthingsmelanin.org and SUBSCRIBE so you never miss a new episode.

I Get it from my Momma

This weeks episode is dedicated to our Momma's in honor of Mother's Day and to all the moms out there killing it every day. This week, we're talking the best dating and relationship advice our moms have given us, the important role our mom's played in us beginning our brand, talking about our 18 year old selves(yikes) and keeping your eyesight on God! Be sure to subscribe to our blog at www.allthingsmelanin.org and follow us on all social media platforms.

Singlepeoplemeet.com

When it comes to meeting someone, where do single people in their mid 20's to 30's meet? We're talking if we're ready for a relationship, putting yourself out there on your journey to building your brand, finding happiness when things aren't going so well, and God's promise to us.

I got 5 on it

When it comes to dating, we have to make some tough decisions on what we need verses what we want. We're talking what our "ideal mate" looks like and what qualities he would have if we only had $5 to "build" him. We discuss impact over perfection on our journey, dealing with rejection, and trusting God in ALL things we do, not just some.

What Really Matters

This week, we're discussing what our top dealbreakers are and why it's important to stick by them when dating or getting to know someone. We're talking valuable lessons we've learned along the way and how it's shaping our journey, how we let culture define us and why we need to stop. Lastly, we're discussing the importance of giving God your stress and problems to deal with and just having faith in Him. Be sure to subscribe!

Just Not That Into You

When you first meet a person of the opposite sex, do you pre-judge them? Well we do. We're discussing what not to say when approaching a woman and what is ok to do, getting out of our comfort zone on our journey, dealing with unsupportive friends or famiy, and leaving you with a word to think about.

It's Storytime!

We're talking about our thoughts on if some men are intimidated when in a relationship with a succesful women, the importance of celebrating milestones on your journey, moving on without closure, and asking BIG when going to God in prayer.

It is What it is

This episosde, we tackle the hard discussion of what to bring up from past relationships when dating someone new. We discuss what's ok to bring up and how to do it tastefully. We talk balancing our passion with a full time, 9-5 job, having confidence in the decisions we make, even if family/friends don't agree. We finish off with a word that will lift your spirit and get you through the rest of the work week.

What You Won't Do, Someone Else Will

This week, we're talking about how much information is ok to share when you're just getting to know someone verses dating exclusively. We discuss our journey building a brand thus far and the impact it's had on our friendship, how to balance working hard and playing hard, and also, we talk about trusting in the Lord on our journey. This week, we're getting a few things off our chest and we're not holding anything back.

Male Bestfriends, Oversharing, Forgiveness & More!

Do you believe that men and women can be just friends? We're talking about the pros and cons of having a male bestfriend, how much we choose to share our brand with family and friends, what we think of the Jussie Smollet case, and the importance of forgiveness.

The Set Up

Is potential enough? We're discussing if we'd stay with a man soley for his potential, the power of God's favor on your journey, knowing when to back off from unmotivated friends or family, and the importance of being in God's prescence.

Happy Valentine's Day!

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On a scale of raggedy to fine

On a scale of raggedy to FINE, we discuss the role physical attraction plays in dating, being a representation of your brand 24/7, always being on, and how when God puts you on, it doesn't matter who doesn't.

The Date From Hell

Have you ever had a date from hell that you just can't believe is real? We're discussing dating ettiquette and our thoughts on being uncomfortable in a dating situation, the vision we have for our brand and what we hope to accomplish, and maintaing our mental health. We go in depth about being in the waiting season of your life before going into the reaping season, and the honest, raw emotions we feel in the in between stage.

What 2018 Taught Us

2018 has been a YEAR. With a few weeks left, we’re doing some reflecting. This week, we’re discussing what we’ve learned from our past relationships, the importance of growing with your brand, the importance picking your tribe of friends, and waiting on God.

Are you supporting the purpose on your life?

He’s cute BUT can he support the anointing on your life? We’re discussing the importance of waiting for your purpose mate, what does balance actually look like, tangible ways to keep your peace, and learning how to wait on God.

Hey Big Head

Could you see us on a dating show LOL? We’re discussing if we could be on a dating show and find true love, being in a rut and finding our way out, and overcoming disappointment. We have an honest conversation about being angry with ourselves, God and asking BIG when speaking with God in prayer.

Let Me Clear My Throat - Let’s Get to it

We’re getting some things off our chest and getting to the real. From debating if it’s ok to put a timetable on your man to doing business with friends and living with anxiety, we’re being brutally honest and getting to the business this week.

Relationship Goals The Key to Life

We're talking real relationship goals versus social media goals, how the devil tried it, overcoming cultural norms, and how faith is a major key to life.

A Private Matter

This week, we're talking privacy in relationships, what we've encountered on our journey this week, and our faith walk!

Shoot your shot - what you waiting for?

This week we're talking shooting your shot and if that's attractive, roadblocks we've hit, and more!

What's Love - The Male Vs. Woman Perspective

This episode, we have a special guest, the founder of The Black Detour, Jay Colby. We're talking about unconditional love vs. conditional love, the journey to being successful, and how to stay motivated. Then as always, we're leaving you with words of wisdom with our words of encouragement.

The Approach

This episode we're talking overcoming dating and social media envy, positioning yourself and brand correctly, and things we've learned along the way.

Building a man - where they do that at?

On this episode, we're talking about plugging a man, any man into your perfect scenario. We talk stepping out on faith with your passion and how faith can take you places hustling can't!

Are we riding and dying or nawh?

This episode we're talking about being a ride or die chick and if it's healthy. We're talking money management, budgeting, and faithing it when times get hard.

Issa an entire word!

This episode we're talking about our thoughts on online dating, practicing patience, and having faith when we don't have anything else.

Situationships Monogamy Faith ?!

On this episode, we talk situationships, love, fake friends, and define our faith walk.

Chiiilleee - They REALLLY tried it!

This episode we're talking "talking" fails, business roadblocks, answering questions all while keeping it 100!

Intro Episode - Allow us to introduce ourselves

All Things Melanin Podcast is an entertainment and faith-based podcast that focuses on life, love, career, travel and everything in between. We (Shelby ---- Erica)introduce ourselves, our purpose, and what you can expect from us week to week.

Play Small is Cancelled - PERIODT!!

No one ever talks about the awkwardness that can come with dating. This week, we're sharing dating questions we HATE and bullets we dodged with Mr. Wrong, maintaining consistency on our journey, giving advice on what to do when no one claps for you, and leaving you with words of wisdom from Philippians 4:13. Email us at [email protected] or slide in our DM's on Instagram at @allthingsmelanin__ to submit a question for our mentor moment segment. Subscribe to our blog at wwww.allthingsmelanin.org and connect with us on social media:Facebook: www.facebook.com/allthingsmelanintv/, Instagram:www.instagram.com/allthingsmelanin__/ , Twitter: twitter.com/melanintv_ . Be share to rate us, tag us while you listen, and share with a friend who would enjoy.