Marriage Will Distract And Deter You If You Don’t Want To Be Married

by Yvonne Chase

Ruffled Feathers Earlier last week, rapper Clifford T.I. Harris shared his controversial views on marriage. To say his views ruffled more than a few feathers is an understatement. After six years of marriage and three children, his wife Tiny wants a divorce. In a nutshell, T.I said, marriage is going to distract and deter. Here’s […]

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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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Marriage Is Like Getting A Root Canal And A Colonoscopy

by Yvonne Chase

Carriage Before Marriage I read the news recently of a female celeb who is pregnant with her first child by her longtime boyfriend. It made me wonder why so many women are opting to put the carriage before marriage. This new trend bothers me. And then to make it all sound good and feel right, […]

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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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It Is Well With My Soul

by Yvonne Chase

It Is Well With My Soul It’s been six months since my mother died. Within these past months, it’s been revealed to me how much I am my mother’s child. Yesterday while at church belting out It Is Well With My Soul, the closing hymn we sang at her funeral, it blew my mind how […]

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6 Things To Do When You’re Not Going On Dates Or Dating

by Yvonne Chase

Actively Engaged In response to my post, Date for Fun Or Date To Meet The One, a reader asks, “But what do you do if you’re not going on dates?” Great question! I’m glad you asked. Below are 6 things to keep you busy and actively engaged in life while you’re not going on dates: […]

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Culinary School, A Mission Statement, And Premarital Class

by Yvonne Chase

No One Died You like to cook. You’re pretty good at it. No one died – yet, or went to the emergency room since tasting your last creation. Cooking thrills you so much that you want to enroll in culinary school. You present the idea to your significant other who suggests taking a few independent cooking […]

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Life Does Not End When A Relationship Ends

by Yvonne Chase

Flourish All Over Again Over the weekend I read an article directed to single men that asked the question, “What happens when you stay single for too long?” The article said a whole lot but here’s a bit of what resonated with me: “When you go a long time without being in a relationship, you can […]

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Live Your Values And You’re Bound To Attract Someone Doing The Same

by Yvonne Chase

Warts And All The most important relationship in my life after God is the relationship I have with myself. I like myself; warts and all. If we don’t like ourselves, why should anyone else? God didn’t make one mistake when he knit me together in my mother’s womb and he didn’t make a mistake with […]

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