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Ask B. Scott: ‘I Don’t Want to Go to an HBCU!’

Dear B. Scott, My entire family is college educated and went to local HBCUs in and around Atlanta. I’m a rising senior in high school and I’ve been accepted to most colleges on my list, including the alma maters of both my parents and brother. There’s only one problem… I don’t want to go to an HBCU. It’s not that …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘I’m Tired of Supporting My Family!’

Dear B. Scott, I’m tired of supporting my family. Let me explain—I’m a single, successful woman with no kids and no husband. I’ve worked my a*s off my entire life for everything I’ve earned. Unfortunately, nobody else in my family has that same drive. I don’t mind helping out every now and then, but lately it seems like more and …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘My Best Friend Is Getting on My Nerves!’

Dear B. Scott, My best friend gets on my nerves. We don’t live in the same town anymore so we’re forced to catch up via phone or Skype, but every time we talk she always seems to be complaining about SOMETHING. Her job, her husband, her sick mother, everybody is always out to get her…it’s always some drama and I …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘My Fiance’s Kids Hate Me’

I’m going to keep this short and sweet. I’m engaged to the love of my life and he has two daughters from a previous marriage, one 16 and one 18 and they don’t like me. I don’t care too much for them either, simply because each one of our encounters has led to me being disrespected. I don’t know what …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘He Won’t Commit…Should I Quit?

Dear B. Scott, I started dating a guy at my college about 7 months ago. We were in a relationship (happily, or so I thought) for about 3 months…when he broke up with me all of a sudden because he was afraid of commitment. We stopped talking for about two months and then he told me that he missed me …

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Ask B. Scott: Hard-Working Mom in Need of Fun!

Dear B. Scott, I am a single parent of two wonderful girls and I am currently working two jobs. I love my girls, but I am starting to feel overwhelmed and stressed out! I want to do something special for myself and my girls but my money is FUNNY. I’m tired of working with no fun in my life and …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘My Husband Won’t Have Sex With Me!’

Dear B. Scott, I’ve been married now for 4 ½ years and my husband and I have never made love. I really do not know the reason why. He has given me plenty excuses down through the years, from stress to sexually transmitted diseases he may have. Before we were married, we use to talk about sex and how he …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘I’m Jealous of My Boyfriend’s Girlfriend’

Dear B. Scott, It’s not that complicated I know, but I only found out two days ago and its racking my nerves… Apparently, one of the female “friends” my boyfriend associates and sometimes hangs out with in a group is also a girl he had a sexual encounter with late 2011… We’ve only been together for 8 months but after …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘Are These Words OK to Say?!’

Dear B. Scott, I am an old school love muffin from way back and from getting to know your personality on YouTube and different media, I would consider you as a trusted friend if we knew each other in person. My concern is a little different from most of your Ebony columns, and it is about offensive terms. Whether it …

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Ask B. Scott: ‘I’m Not Ready To Move In with My Boyfriend’

Dear B. Scott, I’ve been with my boyfriend for 9 months and we’re both coming up on some major decisions. One in particular is our living situation. He’s nearing the end of his lease and I’m living with my parents. He’s brought up the idea of us moving in together before, but he didn’t really seem serious. But now I’m …

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