Living Single

Protector, Defender, and Truth Teller

by Yvonne Chase

I learned something about myself during this pandemic. Well here’s the thing, I always knew this about myself, however, I never knew what to call it. One day while watching a YouTube video, two sisters were sharing what they like about each other when one sister said, “My favorite thing about my sister is she’s […]

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Easter Sunday Is For Staying Home

by Yvonne Chase

I never go to church on Easter Sunday…never! You read that right. This Christian woman who loves Jesus with all her heart intentionally stays home on Easter Sunday. Listen, I go to a megachurch in Brooklyn where on any given Sunday, the line swings around the corner and up the block. It’s even worse on […]

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Staying, Is Not Your Only Option

by Yvonne Chase

A hit dog will holler. My last post Walk Away As Jesus Did didn’t go over so well with Christians. Many assumed I wrote it because of my current circumstance. While I’m beyond grateful Gary’s book found its way into my life at this time, it had nothing to do with it. Michelle, a woman […]

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In The Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King

by Yvonne Chase

Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If you know anything about him, you know he was a man who faced great opposition yet spoke up and always stood up for truth and righteousness. When you come to this space, you’re usually reading my take on someone […]

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Manipulators Will Manipulate You If You Let Them

by Yvonne Chase

Someone asked me a question the other day; a personal question about my life that for me came out of nowhere because there’s no real communication between me and him. My response was, “I’m not discussing my personal life with people I don’t trust.” I don’t know about you, however, if someone I care about […]

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Dogs And Romance Don’t Go Together For Ashima

by Yvonne Chase

I am terrified of dogs and have been since I was a child growing up in Nassau Bahamas. Here’s the thing, we had two dogs of our own; Gilda and Flip. Gilda was a sweet dog and Flip was a black shiny wild dog. Our dogs never came into the house. They stayed in the […]

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Kissing A Lot Of Frogs Is A Choice

by Yvonne Chase

We’ve all heard the saying; you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you meet your prince. It’s been said so often that many women believe it. I don’t! I recall a time when Mark and I were getting to know each other. He took his time making a decision about moving forward because […]

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Spin Class, Forever Is A Long Time And I Salute You

by Yvonne Chase

The first time I took Kevin’s spin class, I was hooked. After the class, I saw him recording a video that led me to inquire about him. During that conversation, I learned we attend the same church. Week after week and Wednesday after Wednesday, I cleared my schedule to make sure I was ready to […]

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“Timelines” Only Apply To Women Not Men

by Yvonne Chase

Whose timeline are you following for your life? God? Your parents? Family? Culture? Society? In her new docu-series “Timelines”, Katie Couric profiles four women from around the world and explores the pressures put on women by their families and society to marry. Watch the video below and we’ll talk after: I am Maluca and Maluca […]

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Childless And Single With No Reason To Live

by Yvonne Chase

“People who are single and childless….what do you have to live for? What’s keeping you alive? I honestly want to know.” When I saw those words on Twitter, my first irritated response was, what kind of question is that? I began to reply but then decided to read some of the replies. Boy am I […]

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