Marriage

Redefine Marriage And Add An Expiration Date

by Yvonne Chase

Redefine Marriage To What? Does marriage need to be redefined? Does a marriage license need to have an expiration date? Those were the questions on a radio program where the host discussed the current state of marriage. My immediate answers were, redefine it to what and absolutely not! Here’s what needs an expiration date: Pressuring […]

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Freddy Wants A Baby, Jeannie Doesn’t And What To Do About It

by Yvonne Chase

Don’t Want Kids What do you do when both of you agree you don’t want kids before marriage and now one of you wants kids after you’ve been married a while? That’s the dilemma Jeannie Mai and her husband Freddy have been dealing with for the past three years. Watch the video below and we’ll […]

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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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He’s Your Son Not Your Surrogate Husband

by Yvonne Chase

The Stroke Of Midnight It was New Year’s Eve and I was sitting in the pew waiting for service to start. Down my row to the right was a handsome man and a gorgeous woman locked arm in arm. There was a level of intimacy between them that was very sweet. I thought for sure […]

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Christians Do Not Belong On Married At First Sight

by Yvonne Chase

All In When the TV show Married At First Sight premiered five seasons ago, I was all in. To date, season one has been the best season. Two out of three couples are still married and one of those couples is expecting their first child.   Great Way To Be Matched I was so into […]

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Close The Loop If You Want To Experience True Healing

by Yvonne Chase

Think Deeply Marriage and family are strong themes in the new NBC drama This Is Us and that is why I love it so much. When I saw the commercials before it premiered, I said to myself, I’m watching that…it looks good. I never watched until last week Sunday On Demand. While everyone else watched […]

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Diamonds Are Not Her Best Friend, Her Husband Is

by Yvonne Chase

Fake Diamond Ring “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” is a sentiment we’ve heard for years but that’s not true for Ariel McRae. Quinn, her now husband is her best friend and will always be with or without a huge diamond ring. Ariel made headlines recently when she shared a picture of her $130 engagement […]

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Temptation, Monogamy and Peter Gunz

by Yvonne Chase

I’ve Never Met A Monogamous Man On a recent episode of Street Soldiers, the host, Lisa Evers and her panel deconstructed Monogamy; is it natural, normal, extinct or outdated? Peter Gunz; cast member of Love & Hip Hop NY was on the panel.  He says, “I’ve never met a monogamous man.”  Of course, he’s never […]

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Prejudice, Love And Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Bride And Prejudice Six years ago, my aunt gave me a bit of advice that came to mind last night while watching the premiere episode of Bride and Prejudice; a new thought provoking show from the people at FYI TV.  They also gave us Married At First Sight.  Here’s what my aunt said; “When you […]

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