Demetria L. Lucas is the author of dating advice guide A Belle in Brooklyn, which is based on her award-winning personal blog of the same title. In 2011, Demetria launchedCoached By Belle, a boutique life-coaching service, where she helps clients solve dating dilemmas and build healthy long-term relationships. She is also a contributing editor for The Root, where she pens a weekly advice column, “Ask Demetria”, and is a columnist for Essence.com and Clutch. Since being dubbed “the Black Carrie Bradshaw” by the Washington Post, Demetria has become a sought after media personality and pop culture expert with appearances on The Today Show, The Anderson Cooper Show, and Access Hollywood.
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Ask Demetria: “My fiance is mad because I’m putting my house that we live in on the market, simply because I bought it, and I would like us to buy something together. Yet I can tell he’s crazy insecure with it being mine. I feel I can’t win. Advice?” —R.T.Read Demetria Lucas’ answer!