Living Single

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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Deonna, Matt And Unpopular Opinions

by Yvonne Chase

The new season of Married of First Sight is in full swing and I’m watching. Are you? I have my eye on two couples this season because I personally relate to their stories. First up, Deonna and Greg. When Greg was introduced on the matchmaking special, I tweeted, “I need a Greg in my life; […]

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Dying Is A Part Of Living Single And Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Who’s going to pull the plug for you God forbid you end up on life support? That’s a question I Yvonne Chase as a childless single woman in this world has to answer because dying is a part of living. It’s fresh on my mind because John Singleton died last Monday at the young age […]

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Thank You, Living Single And God’s Grace

by Yvonne Chase

At a recent Sunday service, the pastor paused for a moment of thanksgiving. The entire congregation in unison poured our hearts out to say thank you to God for his faithfulness, goodness, mercy, grace; in a nutshell, for everything. As I said thank you for everything in my life, a feeling overwhelmed me and I […]

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In Sickness AND In Health Till Death Do Us Part

by Yvonne Chase

Here’s the scenario; your wife of twenty-seven years now has Alzheimer’s and you are her primary caretaker. Within the past year, you met a woman who is now your girlfriend. She lives with you in your marital home helping you care for your wife. It’s your way of dealing with the grave diagnosis and the […]

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Truth, Is My Word For 2019…What’s Your Word?

by Yvonne Chase

A Very Important Question Do you have a word for 2019? Did you have one for 2018? I’ve never chosen a word for the year until this year. Actually, I didn’t choose it, it came to me early one morning as I rolled over reflecting on a conversation I had with my brother from another […]

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