Dating

Change Your Last Name To His Last Name When You Say I Do

by Yvonne Chase

Change Her Last Name Do you think it’s necessary for a woman to change her last name? That was the question posed on Twitter by Married At First Sight. One of the participants Ashley is not on board with changing her last name. While she likes her husband’s last name, she also likes her last […]

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Divorced People Need Love Too But I Don’t Know If You Should Marry One

by Yvonne Chase

A Deep Place Of Worship Today I woke up early and couldn’t go back to sleep. This doesn’t happen often, however, when it does, I usually reach for my phone to listen to a sermon from my pastor or a podcast from Focus On The Family or Family Talk. When I picked up my phone, there […]

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Marriage Works Best When The Man Is Older Than The Woman

by Yvonne Chase

Still Want To Be Married Season 5 of Married, At First Sight, premiered this week and I was front and center. The show is exactly as it’s named; two strangers meet at the altar and marry at first sight. Over 40,000 singles signed up for the possibility to be matched and married so for those […]

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Slouchy Pants Men Are Too Weak To Lead Strong Women

by Yvonne Chase

Too Strong To Date Slouchy pants men is a term I was introduced to while reading an article that asked the question, Am I Too Strong To Date? The title immediately drew me in.  All my life I’ve been told I’m too strong to date. As a matter of fact, there was a time when […]

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Worrying About His Future Is Another Reason Men Use To Delay Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Worries That Consume Men Worrying; specifically, worries that consume men in relationships was the topic of a recent conversation. Clark worries his income will come to an end soon. He has his own business that is very successful, however, because his business is one that requires his physical presence day in and day out, he’s […]

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Abstinence And Celibacy Don’t Make Sense After A Certain Age

by Yvonne Chase

Abstinence And Celibacy My weekend was filled with all kinds of interesting conversations.  One conversation that stood out to me was about abstinence and celibacy. A girlfriend and I were discussing a couple we both know who are in a celibate relationship that had been going really well until it wasn’t. Nothing happened that either […]

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Gayle King Doesn’t Ask If He’s Married But You Better

by Yvonne Chase

How Could You Not Ask? I just read the craziest thing; Gayle King, aka Oprah’s BFF, said it didn’t automatically occur to her to ask a potential suitor if he’s married. She found out the hard way that she definitely needs to ask this question. Unbelievable! How could you not ask if he’s married? Not […]

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Date For Fun Or Date To Find The One

by Yvonne Chase

Divided In Their Views Should you date for fun or should you date to find the one is a question I saw recently on Instagram. Apparently, many Christian singles are divided in their views on this matter.  Here’s where I stand on it; have fun going on dates and keep your “why” at the forefront of […]

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#RelationshipGoals, #BlackLoveExists And Glorifying Celebrity Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Idolizing Celebrity Culture Yesterday while scrolling Instagram, I saw the hashtag, #BlackLoveExists attached to a photo of Beyonce and Jay-Z. My first thought was, are you kidding me? Black love existed long before they came on the scene. Furthermore, unless you know their love, you don’t know if it’s love. We really have to stop […]

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Match

by Yvonne Chase

Find Love “Would you hire a matchmaker to help you find love” was the question posed on Twitter.  The question was linked to an article in Marie Claire magazine titled, Why More Women Are Turning to the New Era of Matchmakers.  Apps like Tinder and others aren’t working.   A Date Is A Date A study […]

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