Marriage

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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Kim Fields Needs To Return Her Peach

by Yvonne Chase

A Happily Married Woman When Porsha joined The Real Housewives of Atlanta, she was a happily married woman who had a lot of love and respect for her husband.   She spoke highly of her husband and protected their marriage.  She liked being married. That all changed once she started hanging out with the girls. […]

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Shonda Rhimes Does Not Want A Husband In Her House…Do You?

by Yvonne Chase

He Has To Be The Right Husband Let me start off by answering my own question; do I want a husband in my house? Yes, but he has to be the right husband.  A couple of days ago, a girlfriend and I were talking about men when I said to her I’m ready to meet […]

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Michelle Duggar Says, “Be Joyfully Available For Sex With Your Husband”

by Yvonne Chase

Best Marriage Advice Earlier this week, Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids & Counting fame dropped the best marriage advice she’d share with her newlywed daughter Jill and other newlywed brides.  Michelle would pass on the same advice given to her by her dear friend Gala when she was about to be married and couldn’t wait to […]

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