Posts Tagged ‘addictions’
Statistics show that marriage in low-income communities is threatened and often experiences bad outcomes. However, a new report suggests that it would be wrong to assume that people in low-income communities do not value marriage. The report’s authors suggest that if wrong assumptions guide programs aimed at strengthening marriage, those programs may miss the mark.
Finding Mr. or Ms. Right is hard enough. You finally locate someone who shares your interests, who’s attractive, sympathetic, enjoys being with you. There’s only one problem: He (or she) uses drugs. Should you consider marrying a drug user?
Marijuana use is widespread, especially among teens. A 2008 survey from the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan found that by the 12th grade, 43 percent of the students had tried marijuana.
In 2015 the bishops of the United States approved “Create in Me a Clean Heart,” a formal pastoral statement addressing the issue of pornography and all those affected. Learn more about the statement or read it for yourself. Pamphlets in the series are also available here. Henry seemed to have it all–a loving marriage, four young children, […]
If you or your spouse in the past month has taken a drink first thing in the morning to help you recover from a hangover you may be dealing with an addiction problem. There are other possible symptoms, as well. For instance, as a person with an alcohol addiction you may have gotten home from […]
Surprising statistics on internet porn use.
Few articles discuss women’s involvement with online pornography. Are there women who, like many men, are addicted to online pornography?
Dr. Arthur and Laraine Bennett of the Alpha Omega Clinics, authors of “The Temperament God Gave You” and “The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse,” describe six essential areas in which healing will be needed in order for couples to recover from a sexual addiction
Here are ten of the leading ways in which a man’s use of Internet pornography can damage marital love, according to Dr. Richard Fitzgibbons of the Institute for Marital Healing.
Michael’s alcoholism didn’t exhibit the usual signs. He didn’t lose his job or get arrested for driving under the influence. When Michael entered treatment in 1995, however, he knew that his marriage and family hung in the balance.