Married At First Sight

Change Your Last Name To His Last Name When You Say I Do

by Yvonne Chase

Change Her Last Name Do you think it’s necessary for a woman to change her last name? That was the question posed on Twitter by Married At First Sight. One of the participants Ashley is not on board with changing her last name. While she likes her husband’s last name, she also likes her last […]

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Differences Are A Gift To Our Relationship If We Handle Them With Care

by Yvonne Chase

Enhance Our Relationships People who get into relationships then get upset at their person for being different make me wonder about their relationship readiness. What did you expect? People make the world go round. It is our uniqueness that makes life interesting. It is our individual ways of being and our differences that enhance our relationships.  […]

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He’s Your Son Not Your Surrogate Husband

by Yvonne Chase

The Stroke Of Midnight It was New Year’s Eve and I was sitting in the pew waiting for service to start. Down my row to the right was a handsome man and a gorgeous woman locked arm in arm. There was a level of intimacy between them that was very sweet. I thought for sure […]

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Christians Do Not Belong On Married At First Sight

by Yvonne Chase

All In When the TV show Married At First Sight premiered five seasons ago, I was all in. To date, season one has been the best season. Two out of three couples are still married and one of those couples is expecting their first child.   Great Way To Be Matched I was so into […]

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Marriage Works Best When The Man Is Older Than The Woman

by Yvonne Chase

Still Want To Be Married Season 5 of Married, At First Sight, premiered this week and I was front and center. The show is exactly as it’s named; two strangers meet at the altar and marry at first sight. Over 40,000 singles signed up for the possibility to be matched and married so for those […]

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Deal With You Before You Take On A Spouse

by Yvonne Chase

Decided To Stay Married Season 3 of Married at First Sight is over and I’m glad about it.  It was exhausting! One and done is what it is. Vanessa and Tres are the only couple who decided to stay married.  We’ll see if they’re still together on the 6 months later reunion show.  Word on the […]

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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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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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Black Men In Atlanta Don’t Want To Date Or Marry Black Women

by Yvonne Chase

Black Women In Atlanta Want To Marry Black Men That’s what I found out last night when I tuned into the season 3 premiere of Married At First Sight which was taped in Atlanta; black men in Atlanta do not want to date or marry black women while black women in Atlanta want to marry […]

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If You’re Not Ready To Leave And Cleave, You’re Not Ready To Marry

by Yvonne Chase

He Messed Up And Is Missing Out Ryan Ranellone, a participant on season 2 of Married at First Sight was not ready to leave and cleave to his wife and that is why his marriage ended after the six-week experiment.  He should’ve never signed up for the show.  Jaclyn was ready even though she had […]

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