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Married People Should Not Take Advice From Unmarried People

by Yvonne Chase

That Doesn’t Make Sense “Don’t take marriage advice from people who ain’t married. That doesn’t make any sense.” What say you? Have you taken advice from an unmarried person? Would you? Why? Why not? Those words came from Warryn Campbell. He and his wife Erica Campbell are participants in the Black Love docu-series on the Oprah […]

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Nothing Stops A Man When He Meets The Woman He Wants To Marry

by Yvonne Chase

Nothing Stops A Man Tonight I tuned into OWN to watch the docu-series #BlackLove and it confirmed everything I already knew. If I had to sum it up in one sentence it would be this; nothing stops a man when he meets the woman he wants to marry. Viola Davis was afraid to tell her now […]

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#BlackLove Is All I’ve Ever Seen And Known

by Yvonne Chase

#BlackLove Is Not The Norm When the hashtag #BlackLove came on the scene, I was disturbed by it. I wondered why it was a big deal. Why were we making a spectacle out of something that’s the norm? I soon came to learn that #BlackLove is not the norm for many and that is why it […]

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Control And Dominance Don’t Go With Equal Partnership

by Yvonne Chase

Equal Partnership If you want to start a heated debate that knots women’s panties in a bunch, your subject matter should be the “S” word; submission. On a recent episode of It’s Not You, It’s Men, fix my life guru Iyanla Vanzant was the guest discussing the topic Commit or Quit with hosts Rev Run […]

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Bad Sex? There’s No Such Thing

by Yvonne Chase

Sex And Sensibility Have you seen “It’s Not You, It’s Men?” It’s the new talk show on OWN featuring Tyrese and Rev Run discussing a host of topics.  The first episode- Sex & Sensibility was all about sex; specifically waiting until marriage.  Tyrese is all for sex before marriage and Rev Run is all for […]

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Dating Tip From Life w/La Toya: Don’t Leave Him Hanging

by Yvonne Chase

Guilty Pleasure Over the 4th of July weekend, I used a bit of my time to catch up on reality TV.  You’ll know I love me some reality TV and Life with La Toya is my new guilty pleasure.  I’d never watched one episode yet I was hooked from episode one all the way to […]

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4 Marriage Tips from LL Cool J’s Wife

by Yvonne Chase

What Makes This Marriage Work? Last night I sat down to watch Oprah’s Next Chapter interview with LL Cool J.  I enjoyed the interview. Didn’t know he had such a great personality.  Well done Oprah.  After talking about his career and such, his wife Simone of eighteen years joined the conversation.  When asked, “What has […]

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Do You Need A Man?

by Yvonne Chase

“I Don’t Need A Man.”  That’s what a female news anchor said to Iyanla Vanzant on a recent episode of Fix My Life. She says; I was raised to be strong, independent and self-sufficient and I was told that’s the kind of woman men want.  I don’t need a man to take care of me and […]

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