Archive for ‘Marriage in the News’
Jane Gordon Julien delves into the unspoken effects of divorce on adult children and the lasting impact on their lives.
Joy Smith looks at some problems that plague young men from working class families, specifically those in Chattanooga, TN and how employment, education, family life, and marriage are intertwined.
Mitch Pearlstein, PhD recently published a report through the Center of the American Experiment which sought to answer the question of whether or not America’s religious traditions can in fact strengthen marriage. And Minnesota leaders said yes.
In Tech Insider, Kelly Dickerson takes a look at the concept of monogamy (fidelity) within marriage and whether or not that concept retains its relevance in current society.
The recent trend of sologamy, or self-marriage, seem to be linked to the narcissistic culture. Strong, holy marriages are needed as much as ever, if not more.
Neuroscience confirms what happy spouses know: empathy – especially entering into your spouse’s joy – strengthens marriage.
When an adult’s parents divorce, the pain and confusion that result can still be very difficult to deal with. A new series in Huffington Post allows children of divorce to share their stories, offering insight into this difficult experience.
Emily Macke reviews the winning articles from the New York Times college essay contest on modern love and finds hope in the students’ yearning for something more.
Emily Macke critically examines the claims of a recent article touting the “child-free” lifestyle, where men and women deliberately forgo having children for a variety of reasons.
Emily Macke explores a shift in attitudes about marriage, particularly those of millennials, which seems to suggest that society doesn’t need marriage.
Emily Macke compares and summarizes the “Keys to a happy and long-lasting marriage” put forth by multiple media outlets. Retirees, most of whom have been married for over 40 years, share their tips on how to have happy marriages.
Emily Macke examines a new study that suggests that young people do not value marriage less but in fact value it so much that they delay getting married in order to spend more time making this big decision
A recent study suggests that men’s use of pornography can not only threaten an already existing marriage but might also be lessening their likelihood of marrying at all.
A British newspaper looks at reasons why some people get divorced before the age of 30.
New research on men’s and women’s thoughts on work-life balance reveal some interesting differences between desires and reality.
A new study on the birth control pill examines the possibility that women’s attraction to men and their marital satisfaction could be affected by taking the pill.
Emily Macke shares the research findings of psychologist John Gottman about what makes couples “masters” or “disasters” of love.
An interesting new study looks at how text messaging changes when a couple gets married. Does this apply to you?
Emily Macke discusses a new study that suggests there are challenges and limitations to online dating that someone seeking to find a match should be aware of.
Emily Macke discusses a study done by the National Marriage Project that links premarital sex, cohabitation and the size of one’s wedding ceremony to the quality of one’s marriage.
Emily Macke discusses a trend among Americans today, especially the Millennial generation, who seem to be opting out of Church weddings,
Emily Macke examines a new trend in non-marital relationships to set up a contract for what happens to the couple’s assets if they break up.
Emily Macke continues her reflection on the Instrumentum Laboris, this time discussing Church teachings on birth control in respect to the recent Hobby Lobby decision and upcoming Extraordinary Synod on the Family.
As preparations continue for the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops in October 2014, Emily Macke discusses the “Instrumentum Laboris,” the preparatory document for the Synod that addresses the Bishops’ concern for marriage and family life.
While divorce was once a topic discussed delicately, some are now using it as an occasion to celebrate lavishly. Emily Macke discusses the rise of “divorce parties” and the lingering effects of divorce, especially on children.