Living Single

Thinking About Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

The new season of Married at First Sight, Season 11 is here from the city known for bourbon, beignets, and Mardi Gras; New Orleans. It got me thinking about marriage. Will I marry? I have no idea. Is it something I would like? Sure, why not! Romantic love is a beautiful thing, however, I’m glad […]

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Finding Love Behind The COVID-19 Mask

by Yvonne Chase

Last week I read a post by my sister in Christ Michele Morin about an unveiled life. In her post, she mentioned dating with masks. Here’s what she said, “What in the world,” I wondered, “would it be like to date with mandatory masking? Has Cosmo addressed this in an article yet?” I smiled beneath […]

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Get Your Knee Off Our Neck

by Yvonne Chase

For the last couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about systemic racism and white privilege. In my last post, Your Silence Speaks Volumes, blogger Lauren Sparks agreed to continue the conversation with me and Calvonia Radford, another blogger. She sent me a series of questions which she turned into a blog post titled A Conversation […]

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Silence Speaks Volumes

by Yvonne Chase

“Brothers and sisters of color, how do you wish your white brothers and sisters would respond when cases of racial injustice, violence, and murder hit the news?” That question was posed by my white sister in Christ to Twitter in the wake of #GeorgeFloyd being murdered.” Before I get into this post, let me say […]

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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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