Marriage

Control And Dominance Don’t Go With Equal Partnership

by Yvonne Chase

Equal Partnership If you want to start a heated debate that knots women’s panties in a bunch, your subject matter should be the “S” word; submission. On a recent episode of It’s Not You, It’s Men, fix my life guru Iyanla Vanzant was the guest discussing the topic Commit or Quit with hosts Rev Run […]

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Deal With You Before You Take On A Spouse

by Yvonne Chase

Decided To Stay Married Season 3 of Married at First Sight is over and I’m glad about it.  It was exhausting! One and done is what it is. Vanessa and Tres are the only couple who decided to stay married.  We’ll see if they’re still together on the 6 months later reunion show.  Word on the […]

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Cover It Up In Jesus Name

by Yvonne Chase

The Wait Earlier today, a friend wanted to know if I was at One Church LA on Valentine’s Day when Devon Franklin and his wife Meagan Good did a talk to promote their new book The Wait.  Apparently the conversation got heated and she wanted to know my thoughts.  I used to go to One […]

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Reconciling And Forgiveness Don’t Always Go Together

by Yvonne Chase

Do You Take Him Back? A couple of weeks ago, I watched a video about Marrika Maria and Kyle Norman who are reconciling after an abusive moment in their relationship.  After watching their story, I posed the following scenario to Twitter, “Your husband beat you senseless. Knock you upside your head and left a golf size […]

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Bad Sex? There’s No Such Thing

by Yvonne Chase

Sex And Sensibility Have you seen “It’s Not You, It’s Men?” It’s the new talk show on OWN featuring Tyrese and Rev Run discussing a host of topics.  The first episode- Sex & Sensibility was all about sex; specifically waiting until marriage.  Tyrese is all for sex before marriage and Rev Run is all for […]

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#MarriedAtFirstSight S3 Episode 8 Recap

by Yvonne Chase

He Seemed Desperate Before the new season of #MarriedAtFirstSight premieres, there’s a matchmaking special that shows the process of how each couple is matched.  As I watched the special, David, who is currently matched with Ashley stood out to me and not for good reasons.  I wouldn’t have chosen him for the show.  He seemed […]

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Brandy Never Wants To Get Married And That’s Okay

by Yvonne Chase

Brandy Dropped A Couple Of Bombs Earlier this week, recording artist Brandy appeared on The Real daytime talk show and dropped a couple of bombs. During the popular Girl Chat segment, Brandy revealed she never wants to get married and she doesn’t date.  Take a look and we will talk after… Must Every Woman Want To […]

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Gender Stereotypes Are Ruining Our Relationships

by Yvonne Chase

You’re A Man The other day, I was having a conversation with a male friend about gyms.  In addition to a weight room, machines and classes, the perfect gym for him must have a steam room and sauna.  The gym closest to him has neither, however, it’s within walking distance from his home which doesn’t […]

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Tia Mowry Says No To Gender Roles In Her Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Avoiding Gender Roles I read a post recently about Tia Mowry-Hardrict who said avoiding gender roles led to the success of her 16-year marriage to Cory Hardrict. Here’s what she told HuffPost Live: “It takes a supportive husband.  He is [pretty involved]. People always ask this, because we’ve been together for so long. It’s been 16 years […]

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A Manly Man Puts His Woman In Her Place

by Yvonne Chase

False Sense Of Power What does it mean to be a man? What is a manly man? How does being a man look? Can a guy be laid back and still be a man or does he need to throw around a false sense of power and put you in your place while spouting aggression? […]

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