There have been many allegations against relationship expert Derrick Jaxn and alleged affairs.
As a relationship expert, Derrick Jaxn who is branded as the "good guy," gives women tons of relationship advice, so the way he conducts himself is extremely important because his actions are directly related to his brand and the #blackmendontcheat message he promotes.
“Wait on the Lord!”
“As soon as you forget about marriage GOD will send him,” or my favorite…
“Get so lost in the LORD that your husband has to seek GOD to find you!”
Dating advice I received from the church seemed reasonable in my twenties, but when 30 rolled around and there I was--unmarried, no boyfriend, frustrated with no prospect in sight, I started to question what I knew.
I'm still recovering from 2020.
It was a year of struggle, disappointment, confusion and chaos.
It was also a year of growth. But that growth came through much pain.
I remember being in a particularly bad mood one day because I was upset at myself.
When Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss USA, Miss Universe and Miss World were crowned to black women the same year, it felt like real social progress. FINALLY black women are recognized for their beauty! FINALLY they're portrayed as dignified, honorable and beautiful!
I remember sharing this excitement with my fiancé, only to be met with apathy. He simply asked “ what does this change?”
What does it mean to be blessed?
When the time for my engagement came along I had an idea in my mind.
I'd served faithfully in the church since I was little and attended countless weddings, all while expecting "God's best."
I waited 31 years for this moment and was ecstatic to live out one of my dreams. It seemed like nothing could stop my excitement! And then--