Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wishing All Black Singles A Very Merry Christmas

Is Christmas a happy time for Black singles? Certainly Christmas is special time but we also recognise that holidays can be a difficult and sometimes  a lonely time of year for singles who would rather be in a committed relationship.

At this time of year we all seem to be so very busy. It is very easy to get preoccupied with trying to find the perfect present for Grandma or queuing for sprouts to go with the turkey for Christmas dinner. Remember to make time to relax, don’t be tempted to turn down the invitations to the festive social events. You never know who you might meet and widening your social circle is a great way to meet more black singles.

Many of us take time off work over Christmas and many dating websites see a rise in the number of people joining at this time of year. If you would like to share your turkey and tinsel with a special black single man or lady in 2013 , then treat yourself to a membership and start dating people like you this New Year.

Merry Christmas from all the team at MatchMeNowBlack.



Black Voice Power Couple

The team at MatchMeNowBlack love the  HuffPost BlackVoices weekly series counting down the top eight power couples of the year. Our vote is going to Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith.

Full Name: 
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Occupation: Actress, Producer
Big Wig Affiliation: Tupac Shakur
Claim to Fame: Early in her career, Pinkett-Smith portrayed the role of “Lena James” on the hit 90s sitcom, “A Different World.”
Current Status: Alongside Will Smith, the actress is set to executive produce Queen Latifah’s forthcoming daytime talk show, The Queen Latifah Show, scheduled to debut Fall 2013.
Word for Word: “One of the things that I realized about Will is to keep it spontaneous. I surprise him, because he’s a thinker. He’s always thinking…So I always surprise him.” (The Oprah Winfrey Show, 2010)

Full Name: Will Smith
Occupation: Actor, Producer
Big Wig Affiliation: Muhammad Ali
Claim to Fame: According to IMDB, Smith holds the record of appearing in the most consecutive $100 million-grossing movies.
Current Status: Earlier this year, Smith confirmed during an episode of BET’s 106 & Park, that he and co-star Martin Lawrence are on board for the third installment of “Bad Boys.”
Word for Word: “If you don’t have a purpose for your relationship, if you don’t have a place that you’re going, something that you want to accomplish, something that you want to do, you can really get lost in the murk of the journey. There has to be a vision. Like, why are we together?” (The Oprah Winfrey Show, 2010)

Black Dating In The Winter

During the cold winter months Black Dating can be a hassle for a lot couples. No, there isn’t anything wrong with black dating during this time of the year. It’s just that the cold weather tends to make long walks and even going out itself a bit of a chore.
Yes, the chill does put a damper on dating for most of couples. This is especially true if you’re used to going out for a picnic or if you love the great outdoors. The freezing temperatures and all that snow can leave you out in the cold, literally.

You do not have to worry if you and your partner happen to find yourselves in such a predicament. You can still have fun dating while keeping warm. Here are a few dating ideas for the winter months:

– Holiday On Ice: One of the world’s best-loved holiday shows is always an excellent idea at this time of the year. You and your loved one can cuddle up while watching your favourite performers do their famous moves. You can likewise relive your childhood as the show normally features a number of cartoon and kiddie characters.

– If you want to be in the thick of the action, you can go ice-skating instead. The two of you can go down to your local skating rink and skate to your heart’s content. Don’t know how to skate you say? This is as good a time as ever to learn, right?

– Remember that the holidays are about giving. You can live out the true spirit of the season by helping out at your local homeless shelter. Give a few gifts or some used clothing to some needy children. Cook a meal and help out at their soup kitchen. This is a fabulous way for you and your significant other to share all the blessings you’ve received the past year.

– Stay indoors and throw your own private celebration. Has the past year found the two of you looking for that much-needed quality time together? This is the perfect time for that. You can cook your favourite dishes, throw in a bottle of wine and have a candlelit dinner, just the two of you. The warm fireplace can serve as an after-dinner treat as you and your love and snuggle close while keeping warm.

The aforementioned ideas show you that the winter chill need not dampen your black dating. Remember that you do not have to go on your regular routine to call it a date. The essentials of dating are you, your partner, and the two of you spending quality time together – wherever you are, whatever you do. Have fun!