A Speck, A Plank And Fighting Our Way To Great Relationships

by Yvonne Chase

Speck In Your Brother’s Eye How do you fight? Do you fight or do you act as if all is well? Do you carry a big broom to sweep everything under the rug or do you confront issues as they arise? Are you picking out the speck in your brother’s eye before you look at the plank in […]

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I Didn’t Mean To Marry My Parent But It Looks Like I Did

by Yvonne Chase

Did You Marry Your Parent? Last week while talking to a gentleman about a few challenges in his marriage, I asked him if he married his mother. Studies show men marry their mothers and daughters marry their fathers.  Qualities Of Her Father Men tend to marry a woman that looks like his mother and has […]

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Hardness Of Heart, Decision Day, And Married At First Sight

by Yvonne Chase

Dial It Back Last night was the season finale of Married At First Sight. What a long, drawn out season. I’m glad it’s over. I don’t know whose idea it was to drag it out to eight weeks but if you’re reading this, please dial it back to six weeks. Thanks.  Three Out Of Three The […]

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Yesterday’s Hard Conversation Wore Me Out

by Yvonne Chase

Spilling Your Guts In my last post, I talked about hard conversations. As I said there and I say now, hard conversations are hard. They require a lot of courage. You’re literally spilling your guts without any guarantee of the outcome. Yesterday I had a hard conversation that was long overdue with a very close […]

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Hard Conversations Today Make Life Easier Today

by Yvonne Chase

Run From Hard Conversations Call me crazy but I’m a HUGE fan of hard conversations and that’s why I’m a HUGE fan of Peter on The Bachelorette. Many of us run from hard conversations. We worry about the outcome. And of course we wonder what they will think of us; she’s needy, crazy, starting trouble, […]

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The Most Important Issue In Living Single And Marriage Is…

by Yvonne Chase

The Most Important Issue In Marriage An email titled The Most Important Issue in Marriage landed in my inbox this weekend. Of course, I opened it immediately. I wanted to know what this most important issue is. Don’t you want to know?  Most Important Issue In Life Even though I’m unmarried, I’ve always believed this […]

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Single Men, Handle Your Overbearing Mother Before You Find A Wife

by Yvonne Chase

Meet The Parents On last night’s episode of The Bachelorette, Rachel went home with the four remaining men to meet the parents and family. This post is about her meeting with Bryan’s family and his overbearing mother in Miami. Now if you’ve been reading my posts, Bryan is a chiropractor who has a strong connection […]

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Dysfunction, Family Matters, And The Bachelorette

by Yvonne Chase

Marry Their Family They say when you marry, you not only marry the person, you marry their family too and their dysfunction. Rachel Lindsay, our current Bachelorette is in the final stages of finding a match and now it’s time to get to know the families of the four men left standing. One of those […]

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7 Ways To Be Comfortable In Your Skin Before You Marry

by Yvonne Chase

Comfortable In My Skin An article titled 10 Reasons To Be Happy With Yourself Before You Marry landed in my inbox recently. Seven of those things stood out to me. This post highlights a bit of what was shared in that post and how I’ve applied these principles to every area of my life. It […]

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

by Yvonne Chase

A Closer Look Hello readers, I decided to kick off the month of July with a fun light-hearted post that would tell you a little bit more about me. Every week, I take a trip to the bookstore to read the weekly magazines; US Weekly, People, Life & Style, OK! and others. One of the features […]

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