relationships

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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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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What’s The Secret To Making Relationships Work?

by Yvonne Chase

We Make Relationships Hard Call me weird. Call me crazy but I don’t think relationships are hard.  I honestly think we make relationships hard.  I just watched a clip of R&B artist Brandy on a talk show called The Daily Helpline where she asked the secret of making relationships work.  Here’s her full question; “I have a […]

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Does Marriage Ruin Relationships?

by Yvonne Chase

During a press junket for the soon to be released movie Baggage Claim, Djimon Honsou, one of the cast members shared his thoughts about marriage.  Press play to hear what he said… Djimon separated from Kimora Lee Simmons after 5 1/2 years of marriage and together they have one son.  They were married in West […]

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Random Thoughts: Why Can’t Christian Singles Talk About Sex?

by Yvonne Chase

Hot Topics A few weeks ago while doing my daily web crawl, I ran across a site that had a very active discussion forum for Christian singles.  The variety of topics caught my eye and made me stop in to see what it was all about.  I added my two cents to quite a few hot topics then decided […]

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Daddy’s Little Girls

by Yvonne Chase

Fathers and daughters need each other.   A dad can give a daughter a special confidence and sense of her own value in a very special way.   A strong father/daughter bond helps a daughter navigate through the many tough challenges of the teenage years and early adulthood.  Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia While reading the […]

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5 Marks of Healthy Relationships

by Yvonne Chase

Today at church, my pastor spoke about 5 Marks of Healthy Relationships.  He mentioned two porcupines together as a great example of the marital relationship; we need each other as much as we needle each other. I believe most people come together in marriage with great intentions however sometimes we needle each other so much.  If […]

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Thou Shalt Let the Man Lead!

by Yvonne Chase

So I’m at the gym on the leg press machine getting my last workout in for the year/decade when this thought hit me.  Three sets in and one more to go, I had to stop and type it in from my BlackBerry. Single ladies, in 2011 and beyond, I want you to stand in front […]

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