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Does your marriage need a little jump start? Don’t wait until the New Year to make a change. Try one or more of our Fall Resolutions to reinvigorate your marriage.
It’s the month of love! Join in the celebration of National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14) and World Marriage Day (Feb. 12). And check out these resources to help prepare for and strengthen your marriage.
The “For Your Marriage” series addresses several popular marriage-related topics. Each resource is available online and as a print brochure. New topics will be added through 2012. To order copies of the brochure contact USCCB Publishing at www.usccbpublishing.org or call toll-free 800-235-8722. Topics in the “For Your Marriage” Series: Married Couples and the Challenge of [...]
All relationships need help from time to time. Each article in Marriage Rx will discuss the symptoms of a common but perplexing problem and offer a prescription to keep your marriage healthy. The Empty Nest, by Judy Clark Resolving Differences, by Kathy Beirne Parenting Teens, by Lynda Madison Career Conflicts, by Susan Vogt Remarriage, by [...]
Henry seemed to have it all–a loving marriage, four young children, and a solid middle-management position with a local financial corporation. He and his family lived in a good suburban neighborhood and were active in their local parish, where Henry was involved in the music ministry. At 35, he was poised for a promotion to [...]
It certainly is painful when something important, indeed something core to one’s being like faith, is not shared by your spouse. It is difficult enough when a spouse belongs to a different faith tradition, but even more so when he or she not only rejects organized religion, but also does not seem to value a spiritual life.
Having a successful marriage means learning some skills that differ from the skills you need for most other pieces of life. You are in the business of building, maintaining, and protecting a relationship.
Readiness for marriage cannot be scientifically measured, but an inventory helps engaged couples to make sure that they have discussed the most important issues. These are NOT tests, but rather instruments that prompt discussion on sometimes sensitive issues
Marriage is not a test that you either pass or fail. It’s an ongoing process of learning about each other and how to accommodate differences so that both of you can feel satisfied and grow in love for each other. Marriage is also not a competition in which one person wins at the expense of [...]
Raising a child can bring parents to the height of joy and the depths of despair. How can such an innocent, cuddly baby have the power to change our lives and provoke such emotional extremes? Because you love. You love your children and want the best for them. Their accomplishments bring you pride. Their hurts [...]
How do you know if you’re ready to get married? Or if this is the right person? Once you’ve decided to marry, prepare yourselves. A premarital inventory can identify potentially troublesome issues before the wedding. Research has proven that a marriage preparation program can get your marriage off to a great start. Marriage preparation programs [...]