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What Does Adultery Tell Us About Character?

December 9th, 2011 Comments off

by Dennis Prager

With Herman Cain’s announcement that he was suspending his presidential campaign because of the charges of sexual harassment and of a 13-year affair, issues are raised that the country would do well to think through. The two most obvious are whether we should care about a politician’s sexual life and how much the press should report about these matters. Read more…

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What’s Wrong With Adultery?

December 9th, 2011 Comments off

by Cal Thomas

We live in a bipolar culture. We allow ourselves to be drenched in sexual images in movies, on television and on the Internet and then defend First Amendment protection to even the most graphic of them. Then, when a politician acts out what culture promotes, we criticize him, especially if he’s conservative, branding him with the equivalent of a “scarlet letter.” Read more…

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The price of progress in China?

August 10th, 2011 1 comment

by Carolyn Moynihan

Some see it as a sign of greater freedom in China and therefore progress, but not all Chinese are happy that the divorce rate is burgeoning, reports China Daily.

Shu Xin, director of the China Marriage and Family Affairs Consulting and Research Center, a nongovernmental organization, warns about the negative effects on children and the “public security” issues arising from enmity between ex-spouses and even “extremes in revenge”. Read more…

Study: Men who buy sex commit more crimes

July 26th, 2011 4 comments

This doesn’t surprise me:

BOSTON (Reuters) – Men who pay for sex are more likely than men who do not pay for sex to commit a variety of offenses including violent crimes against women, according to research conducted in the Boston area. Read more…

Marriage Haves and Have-Nots

July 18th, 2011 Comments off

by W. Bradford Wilcox

Do not be deceived by the recent marital misadventures of politicians, actors and athletes. In the nation’s affluent and educated precincts — from the Upper East Side to Bethesda, Md., to Southlake, Texas — the future of marriage is bright. After succumbing temporarily to the marital tumult of the 1970s, college-educated Americans have been getting their marital act together in recent years. For this demographic, divorce is down, infidelity is down, nonmarital childbearing still remains an exotic activity (only 2 percent of children born to white, college-educated women today are born outside of marriage) and the vast majority of children are fortunate to grow up with both their mother and their father. Read more…

Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS

July 18th, 2011 Comments off

by Michael Cook

The best research shows that restraint and fidelity are the solutions to the devastating epidemic. But the bureaucrats aren’t listening.

Earlier this year, the journal PLoS Medicine published a stunning report about the prevalence of AIDS in Zimbabwe. Over the ten years to 2007 HIV prevalence was halved. This decline is almost unique in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more…

Closing the book on open marriage

July 18th, 2011 6 comments

By W. Bradford Wilcox

The Open Marriage, by Nena and George O’Neill, was published in 1972, as the sexual revolution gathered steam in America. The best-selling book encouraged spouses to “to strip marriage of its antiquated ideals” and, most famously in one chapter, to explore sexual partnerships outside their marriage, if they so desired. Read more…