Black Love

Happy Valentine's Day!

Meet the 8 beautiful couples below. Read about how they met and found their true love.

1. Couple: Beverly Vercher & Anthony Vercher

1. What nicknames do you call your lover?

Beverly: I call him Husband, Babe, Baby, and Ant-dog. ;

Anthony: Cole or Baby

2. What qualities do you find attractive?

Beverly: He's my biggest fan. He supports everything I do and I love him for that.

Anthony: Her beautiful spirit and her ambition.

3. What body parts do you admire about your lover?

Beverly: His strong hands and soft lips.

Anthony: Her eyes

4. Which love song describe your relationship?

Beverly: More Than You'll Ever Know by Charlie Wilson ft Boyz II Men

Anthony: Always by Atlantic Starr

5. How did you and your lover meet?

Beverly: I worked at a gas station and he came in every night for gas.

Anthony: We met at the store she worked at. I stopped by for gas everyday on my way to work.

6. Describe to me your first date/kiss?

Beverly: Because I worked second shift and he worked third, we decided on a breakfast date. We went out to eat breakfast then went for a walk around the park. We talked and really got to know each other.

Anthony: Our first date was breakfast and a walk around the park. I learned a lot about her and I knew that I wanted her in my life.

7. How long have you been together?

Beverly& Anthony: We've been together 16 years. We got married after only dating 4 months.

8. At what point did you know that they were the one?

Beverly: After our first date, I knew I had met my husband and later on, he told me that he felt the same.

Anthony: The first date.

2. Couple: Folasade Hinson & Ryan Curry

1. What nicknames do you call your lover?

Folasade: I call him Babe, Bub, My Guy and Sessy Butt, lol. .

Ryan: babe, light skin

2. What qualities do you find attractive?

Folasade: He is the most driven person that I have ever met. He has a never ending supply of passion for his dreams.

Ryan: her kindness, the way she cares. she believes in me. 3.What body parts do you admire about

your lover?

Folasade: I love his perfect lips, strong calves, and beautiful skin;

Ryan: her lips & butt(lol)

4. Which love song describes your relationship?

Folasade: Beyonce ‘1+1’

Ryan: Usher - There Goes My Baby 5. How did you and your lover meet?

Folasade: We met at a BBQ. He was able to pronounce my name correctly the first time, so I was automatically impressed. I immediately thought to myself 'who's the chocolate cutie with the nice eyes?...';

Ryan: at a friends BBQ, I got her number and never called.

6. Describe to me your first date/kiss?

Folasade: Our first kiss was at night in downtown Chicago in front of the Renaissance Hotel. It was easy and sweet and perfect.

Ryan: - First date: we went to the movies to see "In Time", then took a walk around downtown Chicago & talked. First Kiss: happened on the corner of State & Lake. Haven't stopped kissing her since. 7. How long have you been together?

Folasade & Ryan: We had our 5 year anniversary in November 2016.

8. At what point did you know that they were the one?

Folasade: After our 2nd date, we sat in the train station and judged the people that walked by.

A cop came and told us we couldn’t loiter, so we hopped on a train and got off at the next stop and continued our night of judgment. I knew that I had met my partner of petty.

Ryan: Around our second date.

3. Couple: Kisha's & Kaycee's

1. What nicknames do you call your lover?; What qualities do you find attractive? Kisha's response: I call him Baby or Jai( Alter Ego) The qualities I find attractive are faithfulness, dependability, sense of humor, passion, and confidence. KayCee's response: He calls me Babe or Steph (Alter Ego). The qualities he find attractive are humble, deliberate, and loving 2. What body parts do you admire about your lover?; Which love song describe your relationship? Kisha's response: The body parts I find attractive about KayCee are his eyes, strong hands, and his height. KayCee's response: No specific part. I love her as a whole. The song that describes out relationship is Cassie feat. Diddy- Must Be Love 3. How did you and your lover meet?; Describe to me your first date/kiss? Kisha and KayCee's response told by Kisha: We met through an online site, Plenty of Fish. Our first date occurred two months after we started talking, on Friday, July 23, 2013. He traveled from Charlotte, NC (where he lived) to Washington, DC (where I lived) for a weekend trip. We had plans to meet at 9 am and I was 45 minutes late! I was so embarrassed. He made fun of me and we laughed about it the entire day. We spent the day in Baltimore at the Harbor. Had brunch at Miss Shirley's Cafe and talked and laughed as if we had been friends since forever. People around us loved our vibes and weren't shy about telling us. We did a mid-day Cruise with Spirit of Baltimore, where we shared our first kiss. It was simply magical and felt so natural. The day ended that evening when I took him to his Hotel. We parted ways but literally talked everyday since then. 4. How long have you been together?; At what point did you know that they were the one? We have been together since Summer 2013. Married since June 4, 2016. Kisha's response: I knew KayCee was the one on Christmas of 2013. He had become my best friend. I visited him in Charlotte, NC and made a promise to myself that when in 2014, I would take the leap of faith, relocate and make him a permanent part of my life. KayCee's response: I knew Kisha was the one when I felt like I had to see her once a month or more wile we still lived in different States.

4. Couple: Amaya & Terrence

1. What nicknames do you call your lover?; What qualities do you find attractive?

Amaya: I call him Papa, and what I find super attractive is his smile. 2. What body parts do you admire about your lover?; Which love song describe your relationship?

Amaya: I admire his smile, muscles, and eyelashes lol. Relax with me by PartyNextDoor 3. How did you and your lover meet?; Describe to me your first date/kiss?

Amaya: We met thru an old friend, he did my first tattoo. Our first date that I can remember is at a Chinese Buffet, boy was I nervous to eat the way I do. He made it such an enjoyable experience, from the roses to opening my door as well as the long walk around the lake. Our first kiss took place at his mom's house, not to long after my tattoo. I remember the passion and love that came with it. 4. How long have you been together?; At what point did you know that they were the one?

Amaya: June 2017 will be 4 years. I remember spending the night at his house the second night I didn't go home. That morning my mom came by with my clothes she told me I couldn't come back. That day he welcomed me into his home, he said "So you're my girlfriend now" I agreed.

5. Barjohn Lee & Dawane Taylor

1. What nicknames do you call your lover?; What qualities do you find attractive?

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-Because he is easy to love but difficult to like at times.

Dawane: Bee Baby or Bossy

2. What body parts do you admire about your lover?; Which love song describe your relationship?

Barjohn& Dawane: I love his shoulders (upper body)

He loves my butt.

Barjohn & Dawane: Hood Love by Mary J. Blidge describes our relationship.

3. How did you and your lover meet?; Describe to me your first date/kiss?

Barjohn & Dawane: We met at a gas station off of Exit 7 on Route 77 (lucky numbers). He asked if he could pump my gas (lol). We had our first date that same night. We went out to play pool, had dinner and drinks.

Our first hug was simply magnetic. The energy exchange between the two of us brought tears to my eyes (literally). We held each other for a good 20 minutes outside in the parking lot of his building before we said good night. He held me in his arms as if he was aware of every pain that I ever carried and he knew he was the one person designed to take the pain away.. And guess what... The pain lifted. I knew then that he was my Twin Flame and that this was the man chosen for me (even if it was only for a season). It was a beautiful moment that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

4. How long have you been together?

Barjohn & Dawane: We been together for 7 months.

6. Sierra Moore & Her Boo

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1. What nicknames do you call your lover?; What qualities do you find attractive?

Sierra: I call him everything from Pooh, Babe, Honey Anything sweet...I find his love of music & his sense of humor to be the most attractive about him and how he's Hood but a nerd all at the same time.

2. What body parts do you admire about your lover?; Which love song describe your relationship?

Sierra: I admire EVERYTHING about and on him. Our love song would have to be Everyday - Lucy Pearl

3. How did you and your lover meet?; Describe to me your first date/kiss?

Sierra: We met at work a couple years back I initially always told him to shut up soon as he walked through the door because I knew he was going to say something funny and I might not be in the mood to laugh yet. He asked me out via IM/Communicator at work. Met at the Chili's up the street from the job since it was close by. We laughed talked I learned more about him and etc. First kiss; had a little date night at his place watched movies had food and I was getting ready to leave gave him a hug & he initiated the kiss.

4. How long have you been together?; At what point did you know that they were the one?

Sierra: We've been together for a little bit over a year and half. I knew he was the one when he met my mom and she pushed me out the way to hug him or when she calls she asks about him first or she'll ask to speak to him and not me.

7. Keyerra Williams & Her Lover