Posts Tagged ‘relationships’
In her newly published article in the blog of the Institute for Family Studies, Alysse ElHage discusses potential contributors to the increased acceptance of marital infidelity amogst American adults. The research indicates that pornography could be a major influence on the statistics.
Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades recently published an article in the blog of the Institute for Family Studies evaluating the effects of cohabitation on individuals, their relationships, and on society as a whole. The research indicates that cohabitation can negatively affect future marriages in profound ways.
John Yzaguirre, Ph.D., and his wife Claire Frazier-Yzaguirre, MFT, M. Div., provide a how-to guide for married couples who want to keep their marriages strong. By incorporating spiritual and psychological approaches, the authors outline factors that affect marital relationships overall. Looking for ways to strengthen your marriage? Check out this book!
In Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love, Edward Sri tackles Karol Wotyła’s Love and Responsibility, summarizing the text about human sexuality and love in accessible language and offering his own practical insights.
A reflection on the fourth chapter of the World Meeting of Families Catechesis explains how in every relationship, love is comprised of many daily choices. We are all called to a “culture of encounter,” where we choose to put the good of the other first.
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.
People tell me that they are not good at talking on the phone or face to face and so resort to texting. My question is, “What would you have done before cell phones?” Well, they would have developed their communicate skills and overcome their inability. But that is not the case today. Unfortunately, it’s far […]
Emily Macke shares the research findings of psychologist John Gottman about what makes couples “masters” or “disasters” of love.
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.
Could watching movies help prevent divorce? A recent study shows the positive effects that discussing the relationships that are portrayed in film can have on one’s own relationship.
Is social media helpful to relationships or harmful? This article looks more deeply into the effect social media is having on relationships today and our ability to communicate with others.
“Go first and be reconciled with your brother, and then come and offer your gift,” Jesus says to his disciples. (Mt 5:24) Is there anyone you need to reconcile with? Perhaps your spouse? A child? A parent or parent-in-law? Pray for opportunities for healing a broken or tense relationship.