Dating

Kleenex And Love At The NYC Marathon

by Yvonne Chase

Ran From One Side Of The Street When my love told me he passes out Kleenex at the NYC marathon every year, I thought it was weird. Kleenex? How does he do that? What about water or something more practical? Well, I was so wrong. I joined him this year to hand out Kleenex and […]

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Nobody’s Perfect Is A Poor Excuse For Bad Behavior

by Yvonne Chase

His Infidelity It came out recently that gospel recording artist Israel Houghton, fiance to Adrienne Bailon had two sons; ages four and two while married to his wife of twenty years.  He and his wife also have three kids and their marriage ended because of his infidelity.   Nobody’s Perfect People were wondering if Adrienne […]

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I Refuse To Date A Guy Who Doesn’t Have A Car

by Yvonne Chase

Keep It 100 The other day while on Facebook, I responded to a question posed in a group for Christian single women: “Quick question and keep it 100 with a sista: am I wrong for not wanting to date anyone who doesn’t have a car? Now I do understand that things happen, LORD KNOWS, but […]

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Action, Faith And Three Empty Picture Frames

by Yvonne Chase

Working My Faith In my last post, Boaz Is Dead And So Is Faith Without Works, a reader left the following comment about faith; “Faith without works is dead is not talking about me praying for something and then working toward it.  It’s talking about working my faith.  If I say I’m a Christian, how […]

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Boaz Is Dead And So Is Faith Without Works

by Yvonne Chase

Can’t Be Found Earlier today when I opened up Instagram, I saw a post from @ChristServant86 about Boaz that really resonated with me.  His post started out with, “#YouWaitingOnBoaz but at the same time can’t be “found.”  I believe he put quotes around the word “found” because of the verse in Proverbs 18:22 which says, […]

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I’m Getting Married Because I Want To Have Sex

by Yvonne Chase

Marrying Younger “What’s wrong with getting married because you want to have sex?” That’s what a Christian gentleman said to me as we discussed an article I read about Christians marrying younger because they want to have sex.  One of the things I appreciate the most in life is honesty; specifically honest conversation. All He […]

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Date Naked Not In The Nude

by Yvonne Chase

Make It Stop! How many of you watch the TV show, Dating Naked? I try to watch but honestly, I can’t.  I think it’s nasty.  Private parts are exposed while they focus on getting to know each other. The concept is let’s get all of the preconceived notions out of the way to focus on […]

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Idealism vs Realism While Dating, Relating And Mating

by Yvonne Chase

Accepted His Reality Tim and Lisa are in a relationship.  Lisa is very close to her family.  Tim isn’t.  The relationship between he and his parents and siblings is extremely strained.  He’s accepted his reality.  When he put himself out on the dating scene to find a wife, he did so with the full knowledge […]

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Dating Is Tricky For All Women

by Yvonne Chase

Angry Black Woman I read an article recently titled 18 Questions Black Women Should Ask All Men While Dating. Not sure why a distinction was made for black women.  All women, regardless of race, need to ask certain questions while dating. The lead paragraph of the article says, “Dating is quite tricky, especially for heterosexual black […]

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Just Because She Can Ask, Doesn’t Mean She Should

by Yvonne Chase

A Woman Can’t Ask A few days ago,  @SecretDeodorant shared a video asking the following question: “Where exactly does it say that a woman can’t ask?” #StressTest  Watch the funny video below and we’ll talk after: Leave Something For Men Twitter had a lot to say once the video was shared. Some of the reactions were: “I […]

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