marriage

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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Celibacy, Purity And Up Front Conversations

by Yvonne Chase

Let It Be Known Up Front “There are some topics like purity and celibacy, especially in Godly relationships and dating that shouldn’t wait until being “serious” or “committed” to be a matter of discussion.  If, you’re willing to have a relationship that is pure until your wedding night, then let it be known up front.“ […]

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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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I Refuse To Date A Guy Who Doesn’t Have A Car

by Yvonne Chase

Keep It 100 The other day while on Facebook, I responded to a question posed in a group for Christian single women: “Quick question and keep it 100 with a sista: am I wrong for not wanting to date anyone who doesn’t have a car? Now I do understand that things happen, LORD KNOWS, but […]

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Death Puts Life And Relationships In Perspective

by Yvonne Chase

Death Puts Life In Perspective It’s 5:24am and I just opened my inbox to a newsletter that captures the thoughts on my mind; thoughts that have been on my mind ever since I buried my mother on September 12th.  You see, for me, death puts life in perspective.  Death reminds me of the brevity of life […]

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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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I Won’t Die If I Never Marry And Neither Will You

by Yvonne Chase

I’m Single. Is Jesus Enough? Earlier today, I read a blog post at a Christian website that asked the question,”I’m Single. Is Jesus Enough?” The writer, who is single, asked the question because of her aching desire to marry.  She says, “If, like me, you’re single and crying out not to be, you’ve probably heard […]

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Men Don’t Marry Smart Women Who Are Sure Of Themselves

by Yvonne Chase

Women Who Are Beneath Them Today I went to my doctor for my annual physical. I love my doctor.  She’s known me since I was a teenager.  My visits with her are often two parts; medical plus catching up on my life.  She’s a very smart woman who totally gets me.  I shared with her […]

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Owning A House Doesn’t Make You A Great Husband

by Yvonne Chase

The End Of His Marriage A few weeks ago on Twitter,  I had a conversation with one of my followers about the end of his marriage. Here’s how the conversation went down when I asked why his marriage ended; Him: “Still to this day I couldn’t tell you why my ex left.  She just packed up […]

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Friends Of The Opposite Sex And Marriage…Does It Work?

by Yvonne Chase

I’ve Never Seen That Work Mary J Blige says it doesn’t work.  In a recent interview with Stella magazine, Mary says, her husband of 11 years Kendu Isaacs who also serves as her manager has male friends and she has female friends.  Here’s what she told the magazine regarding friends of the opposite sex in marriage: […]

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