It's a natural part of growing up to develop romantic feelings and sexual attractions to others.
These new feelings can be exciting — or even confusing at first.
That men don’t usually court you anymore and technology prohibits good old-fashioned conversation.
We hear Black women in particular express concern time and time again over the lack of quality men in their local dating pools.
But is that the real reason so many sisters are still unhappily single in their 30s and beyond? On our hunt for answers we called on professional matchmakers Kelli Fisher and Tana Gilmore, who together make up professional agency The Matchmaking Duo.
And the kind of love we feel in romantic relationships is its own unique type of love.
Our ability to feel romantic love develops during adolescence.
But each kind of love has its own distinctive feel.
The kind of love we feel for a parent is different from our love for a baby brother or best friend.
Perhaps these feelings are helpful in that they actually tell you that something needs to change in your relationship.
But however it happens, finding you really liking someone else can be a delicious distraction or a serious worry.
Some of them haven’t been on a date in two or three years. COM: Why do these Black women feel they haven’t been on any dates?