living single

Dear Future Husband, I’m Not Writing You A Letter

by Yvonne Chase

I Think It’s Silly I have never written a Dear Future Husband letter. Have you? To be very honest with you, when I saw the hashtag floating around Twitter, I thought it was silly. Sure I read some of the tweets and some were sentimental and very sweet, however, I still think it’s silly to […]

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The Crazy Things People Say And God’s Beautiful Plan For Living Single

by Yvonne Chase

Crazy Things People Say #1 She said; why don’t you have any children? I said: No disrespect to single mothers but I never wanted that to be my story. Crazy Things People Say #2 She said: Why are you single? You should move to Texas. You don’t have much time left to meet someone and […]

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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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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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A Spouse Is Not Needed To Reach Your Full Potential

by Yvonne Chase

Grow With And Be Better Can you reach your full potential as a person if you never marry?” Cody, one of the husbands on the current season of Married At First Sight doesn’t think you can.  He says, “I don’t think you can fully reach your potential as a person until you find a partner […]

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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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Emptiness And Loneliness Are Unattractive To Men

by Yvonne Chase

“Women who live with their boyfriends, who give husband privileges, are the ones that get married….have the husband. They may live with their boyfriend for several years but in the end…they’re married, their dreams came true.  I have been faithful, trusting and obedient to the Lord for 24 yrs. and my reward is still loneliness…singleness. […]

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She’s Choosy, She’s Picky, She’s Single And She’s Okay

by Yvonne Chase

None Of Their Business The other day on Twitter, the following tweet appeared in my timeline; “How do you convince your family/relatives/friends that you are single by choice and not that you’re choosy or picky?” My response was, why do you have to convince them at all? It’s really none of their business unless they want […]

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How A Coat Of Paint Inspired A Conversation About Living Single

by Yvonne Chase

Him: You live here alone? Me: Yes.  Me, myself and I. Him: You have kids? Me: No! Him: Who’s gonna take care of you when you get older? Me: The same person who takes care of me now: Jesus Him: Well if you had a kid, at least you know your kid will take care […]

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It Takes More Courage To Remain Single Than It Does To Get Married

by Yvonne Chase

Super Easy To Say No Yesterday I was talking to a male friend about his adventures in Tinder; the new app that makes it super easy for singles to meet, greet and date.  He’s not having much luck and he’s okay with that. The last woman he was matched with wants to have kids and […]

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