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GENTLEMEN! Do you ever feel like you have to be everything for everyone all of the time?


Do you desire to pause, breathe and rest more, you just haven't done so?​

Do you Need a VACATION??

Do you want to have some fun??​

Do you want to enjoy the beach?

Do you need more rest?

Has it been a while since you took a vacation just for you?​

If you answered yes to one of the above, Candid Conversations at Sea is for you!

Enjoy this Exclusive All Inclusive Experience at Sea! Rest, Have Fun, Connect and more!!

Lock in your spot
for only $100!


Candid ConversationS AT SEA

December 14-18,2023 | Departing from Miami and traveling to Labadee, Haiti 


  • The Cruise Experience with lodging, meals, entertainment and more +
  • Private Welcome Reception+
  • The Curated Private Candid Conversations Experiences +
  • Candid Swag Bag+
  • Special Guests Sessions +
  • The Bonuses
  • 6 Week Brotherhood Experience
  • Two free tickets to the next Candid Conversations Live Event + MORE!
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Dontae Robison


Lynn III

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Miles Jr.

Candid Conversations LEADers + GUEST SPEAKERS

Stay tuned for other speakers to be added

Hey Hey Heeeey!!

I am Dr. Kristen


I have such a heart for men and am so excited to host this ONE OF A KIND RETREAT experience just for you!

You Ready to Cruise??


I've been supporting men in some way for the last 20+ years!

From the majority of the participants in my youth program being boys to my dissertation being on the school completion and drop out among Black men, to being the first woman speaker in many male spaces, to working with college male athletes to being able to support, mentor and coach some of the most amazing men, I’ve been honored. I hosted the first Candid Conversations in Oct 2016 and decided to bring it back! And then decided to expand it to a retreat experience!

My Bio:

Dr. Kristen Guillory has broken many barriers and touched lives throughout her impressive career as an international public speaker, speaker coach, professor, author, business coach, and mental health professional. Using her signature method of incorporating personal life experiences, dancing, humor, and storytelling, she has supported tens of thousands of people on their journeys to experiencing true freedom in who they are. She has spoken over 1200 times to over 300,000 people.

Dr. Guillory has been featured on Fox and CBS affiliates as well as in Forbes. She is also the author of Walking Through the Fog: Holding on to Hope When You Can't See the Sun and the newly--released book, Look, Stop Hiding (How to Find Your Voice and Never Dim Your Light Again). 
At the end of the day, Dr. Guillory is a very proud aunt, her self-care is non-negotiable, loves the ocean, and believes in leaning into ease and normalizing joy, and wants to see all walking in the complete freedom of who God created them to be!

"Was blessed with the opportunity to attend [Candid Conversations] last night and I must say to all my brothers out there if ever the chance comes around again to go, it’s a must. Met a lot of great people and learned a lot about self value self healing and self love"

Chasmar Woods

What men have to say

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Candid ConversationS AT SEA

Leaving Miami going to Haiti with Royal Caribbean
Thursday, Dec 14 - Monday, Dec 18, 2023

Ship Deck
Thurs, Dec 14

DAY 1 - Miami

Must be on the ship by 3 pm

Meet and Greet on Cruise Ship- 5:30p

Dinner 8p

--Note it is recommended to fly in the day before. If you fly in on the day of, be sure to land no later than 11 am. Fly into MIA or FLL

You will be given hotel options a few months before.

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Fri, Dec 15

DAY 2 Day at Sea

Candid Conversations Sessions


Dinner and Photo 8pm

Enjoy Free Time before and after the Candid Sessions. There is plenty to do....or lounge!

Sat, Dec 16

DAY 3 Labadee, Haiti

7a-5p-- On own! Free time!

Dinner 8pm

Cruise Ship
Sun, Dec 17

DAY 4  Day at Sea

morning-2p Free Time

Candid Sessions 2-5:30p

5:30-8- Free Time

Dinner 8pm

Mon, Dec 18

DAY 5 Back in Miami



Note-- Schedule flight to depart NO SOONER than 11am

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Stay tuned for the announcement of the Special Guests!!
There will be breath work Movement and more!


  • Lodging

  • All Meals

  • Room Service-minus the delivery fee

  • All snacks

  • Fitness Center

  • Live Music

  • Daily activities

  • Daily entertainment

  • Special Breathwork sessions

  • Exclusive Candid Conversations Experiences- led by Dr. Guillory and facilitated by the Candid Team

  • Special Guests and Surprises

  • Candid Swag


  • 6-week Candid Conversations Virtual Brotherhood experience. (valued at $297--included) Will take place in the Summer of 2023

  • Two tickets to the next Candid Conversations (valued at $120)

  • Virtual Check in a month before

  • Optional- A 60-minute 1:1 session with Dr. Guillory -70% discount. Can take place anytime between March-Aug 2023 (you will be able to opt in when you register for the cruise)


  • Roundtrip Flight

  • Optional hotel before and after the cruise

  • Alcohol and specialty meals

  • Excursions

  • Trip Insurance- highly recommended. Contact our Candid Travel Agent Aundrea Harris at


  • Accepted Identification for U.S. Citizens from the Royal Caribbean Site

  • U.S. Passport book that is valid at least 6 months after your cruise ends. A U.S. Passport book is required for sailings that depart from homeports outside of the U.S..

  • For sailings departing from U.S. homeports, an official US state-issued Birth Certificate is also accepted

  • Accepted Identification for International Guests (non-U.S. Citizens)

  • For US Sailings: Non-US Citizens will require a passport valid at least 6 months after your cruise ends and the necessary visa for entry into the United States. On Transatlantic and Transpacific sailings European and Chinese guests will require ESTA (Europe) and EVUS (China).

This All Inclusive Retreat Experience at Sea + ALL of the EXTRAS is valued at $4,500 

but you'll pay less than 50% of this

You can reserve your spot with a  deposit of ONLY $100-  

And then, you will make monthly payments between $133- $204 or one full payment 


Double Occupancy - Interior Cabin

$1,297 per person (monthlypayments of $133)


Double Occupancy - Oceanview Cabin

$1,385 per person (monthly payment of $142)


Double Occupancy - Balcony Cabin

$1,427- (monthly payment of $148)


Single Occupancy- Interior Cabin

$1,597 (monthly payment of $159)


Single Occupancy- Ocean View

$1,897 (monthly payment of $200)


Single Occupancy- Balcony

$1,937 (monthly payment of $204)

NOTE- Since a few have asked. Yes, we do have a ticket for your companion/friend who is a woman. Email and she will send you the link for her to register. Her rate is around 50% of the above rate.

If you have any questions, please contact Sherelle- Please allow 72 business hours for a response.