divorce

Shaq Says It Does Not Take Two People

by Yvonne Chase

In a recent interview, former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal aka Shaq opened up about the end of his marriage. When asked why his marriage ended, he said, “It was all me. I was bad. She was awesome. She really was. It was all me. Look, we don’t need to talk about what I was doing […]

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Meagan Good And Devon Franklin Were Not A Match

by Yvonne Chase

It saddens me to know the marriage between Meagan Good and Devon Franklin is over. Divorce taints our Christian witness especially when you place yourself on a pedestal as a couple who figured it out and got it right. Below is their joint statement: “After much prayer and consideration, we have decided to go into […]

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Agape Love Does Not Stay In Abuse

by Yvonne Chase

Yesterday my pastor spoke a message from 1st Corinthians 13 which covers the subject of Love. The overall message was good, but it went left when he talked about the verses that say, “Love protects, love trusts” and connected it to the domestic violence his mother endured. Here’s what he said about agape love: “When […]

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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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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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Kristine, Keith And Shared Values

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Kristine lives an active lifestyle. Keith is a couch potato who exercises with the remote control. Is an active lifestyle an interest or a value?

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Oneness And Singleness Go Together Like Oil And Water

by Yvonne Chase

Marriage Is About Oneness A couple of weeks ago, financial expert and best selling author Suze Orman joined Wendy Williams on her show for a special money segment of Ask Wendy. I’m a huge fan of the wisdom Suze spills on money, however, I cannot cosign the advice she gave to a woman who is […]

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Broken Children Living in Adult Bodies Create Broken Relationships

by Yvonne Chase

Broken Children The other day while scrolling Instagram, my eyes landed on the following image and caption below about broken children. It really spoke to me because day in and day out, I receive emails from random readers about the brokenness in their marriages. At the root of much of their pain is unaddressed stuff […]

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God Has A Chosen Person For You To Marry

by Yvonne Chase

Chosen Person Do you believe God has a chosen person for you? This post came to mind after reading a comment on my latest post, Singleness Is Hard, Lonely, And Unwanted that said: “I think you’ve really hit on something here, Yvonne. I may be a single woman but I have been blessed with wonderful […]

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God Did Not Design Me For Singleness, He Designed Me For Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Design For Singleness “There are many reasons why being alone is not good for us, but the bottom line is that being alone is not ideal to God. The longer you intentionally delay marriage, the longer you’re remaining in a situation that God has deemed, “not good.” Ultimately, we are not designed for singleness, and […]

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