marriage

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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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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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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Tommy And I Are To The End Kind Of People

by Yvonne Chase

Tommy Got Real On the recent episode of Ready To Love, the host, Nephew Tommy got real with the men about real love. The majority on Twitter loved every word. I loved every word to, however, there’s a caveat. Watch the video below and we’ll talk after. P.S. there’s a lil cuss word in it […]

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Wives Are Not A Second Womb To Birth Boys Into Men

by Yvonne Chase

Spirit Of A Wife It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve been in this space. I was celebrating my birthday, then there was Thanksgiving and now I’m back. Sometime last year, I wrote a post about a pastor who places the blame of being single on the woman’s shoulders. Here’s what he said: “Too […]

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Father Figures Figure Into Who We Date And Marry

by Yvonne Chase

Sobering Thought What kind of father did you/do you have? Are you aware that who he is and your relationship with him figures heavily into the men you date and the one you eventually marry? It’s a sobering thought that many of us never address. They say every woman marries her father. Did you? Romantic […]

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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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