About Joumana Kidd

Advice from a woman, mother, daughter, sister and friend who has seen it all, and is not afraid to be honest. Joumana Kidd has worked as a correspondent for Extra & NBA TV as well as a relationship specialist on the CBS Early Show. Also a main character on VH1's "Let's talk about Pep" and "Undatable".
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“Get Familiar” Urban Dance League

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Growing up, I was obsessed with dancing and anything that had to do with dance.  I studied every single Michael Jackson music video and tried my hardest to learn the choreography.  I didn’t have the privilege of taking real dance classes and getting technically trained, but it didn’t matter.  We had my garage and that […]

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Discouraged Girl

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Dear Joumana,   I met this guy on a social network.  He pursued me pretty aggressively.  At first I didn’t know what to make of him but the more I looked at his pictures with his friends and his family, the more I liked him.  We messaged back and forth a lot until he suggested we […]

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The perfect guy friend….or not?

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A good friend of mine asked me a very intense question the other day.  “How do I know if he likes me”?  The first thing that came out of my mouth was, “You don’t”!  Then of course I started to back pedal and side step to make sure I didn’t hurt her feelings.  The reason […]

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50 Shades of Confused!

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    Dear Joumana, I’ve been reading the book 50 Shades of Grey by E.L. James for the past week. Initially, it was recommended to me by a good friend. But all the buzz about the book is what actually made me download it to my Kindle. When I first started reading it, I was […]

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Joumana Advice for Pam from Florida

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Dear Joumana, I’m a 32 year old female.  I’m a single mother of a four year old adorable little boy.  I make a very good living and have always been a very pleasant person.  I was married once before.  The marriage was over in one year.  We were very young and very irresponsible. After my […]

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Joumana’s Advice to Anonymous Writer

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I have received several letters and I have every intention on replying to all of them but this one made me stop in my tracks.  The person who wrote the letter doesn’t even want me to print it using a fake name.  They felt more comfortable if I told the story in my own words. […]

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Joumana Answers Questions from Several Loyal Readers

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Hi Joumana, I was wondering…I used to watch your show with Pep on VH1 and I loved it and you seemed the most innocent.  When I read your column you seem like you are a whole lot stronger and more no nonsense.  Not the girl who was just loving the bad boys.  Was it scripted?   JOUMANA: […]

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During college I had a ton of side jobs.  One of my favorite was promotional modeling which also happened to be the job that paid me the most.  The modeling agency would book me for a variety of jobs, from standing in front of cars at a car lot all day to putting on a […]

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Joumana Advice for Jaime from Sin City

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Dear Joumana, I’ve been dating the same guy now for four years.  It was very off and on the first three years but this last year I was hoping it would be more serious. When I ask his opinion of our relationship he seems to think we are serious. We’re both in our late twenties […]

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Joumana Advice for Doug from NY

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Dear Joumana, I’ve read the last few advice columns you’ve written and I think you actually know what you’re talking about and I figured I’d give it a go and see if you could shed some light into my situation. I’m going through a very tough time with my life. I’m a 42-year-old male, I’ve […]

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Joumana Advice for Leslie from California

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  Dear Joumana, I am 29 yrs old and married almost 3 years, and have an almost 3 month old infant. Until his birth we lived in a studio in San Francisco. About a year or two ago my husband after getting laid off began investing our and his parent’s money, which he lost, all […]

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Joumana Advice for Samantha from Maryland

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Dear Joumana, So here is my situation. I’m 36 years old.  I have been married for 14 years.  My husband is a great guy. He’s older than me, he’s 49.   He is a police officer and a good one.  We have two small children, 7 and 5 years old.  We were married while I […]

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Joumana Advice for Megan Jones from New Jersey

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Dear Joumana, My name is Megan and I’m 30 years old.  I’ve been dating this guy named Rex for 5 years now.  He’s 35 years old.  We moved in together last summer even though I didn’t think it was the best move on my part.  I love him a lot, and we are very serious […]

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