Archive for the ‘Marriage’ Category

We need more forgiveness…

June 26th, 2014 Comments off

I found this heartbreaking photo on Twitter:

man begging for forgiveness


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The Divide Between Social Conservatives and Libertarians

June 24th, 2014 Comments off
Fault Line between SoCons and Libertarians

Fault Line between SoCons and Libertarians

I’m a regular participant over at Ricochet, and the subject of the “fault line” between social conservatives and libertarians arises from time to time. It’s a subject that is very interesting to me. Here’s how I see it.

The libertarian’s worldview begins with the fully developed and fully capable adult, which they refer to as the “individual.”

I will refer to him as the “individual as an infant” since this is how he enters the world. Libertarians do not account for how the “individual as an adult” came to be. If his legitimate needs and entitlements were violated while he was the “individual as an infant,” from a structural or policy standpoint they turn a blind eye, as they shun the very idea of entitlements and policy restrictions/encouragements for adults generally. The pain this causes the “individual as an infant” is personally meaningful to libertarians, but it is not meaningful to them on a structural/policy level. In other words, they are unwilling to use structural means to avoid that suffering because these structural means impinge on the liberties of the current “individuals as adults” in the short term.

Without providing for the structural means to reduce the risk factors for the suffering of the “individual as an infant,” Read more…

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Predicting the quality of your child’s future relationships

June 17th, 2014 Comments off


The News Story – How to save marriage in America

Given that contemporary society seems to be ridding itself of “traditional,” breadwinner / homemaker, marriages, we might think that cohabitation, childless marriages, and career-centred bachelor lives have assumed that place. However, a recent article in The Atlantic indicates that “child-focused” marriages have replaced more traditional marriages. Despite their egalitarian nature – as seen by the shared tasks of domestic work and paid employment – the fact that modern marriages seem to be centred on children may be a hopeful sign for continuation of the natural family. Read more…

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Tip #52 from 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage

June 13th, 2014 Comments off

101 coverView disappointments in quarrels as curve balls, not as crises. If you really believe in yourself, you’ll know that you can handle curve balls. Make a decision to handle them.

If the only curve ball you’re thrown is having lost the argument, just remember: winning is for losers. In a relationship, you want your spouse to be happy. If he or she is happy, you’re happy. Let the other person winning the argument make you happy.

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Going to a wedding this summer? Grab one of these!

June 11th, 2014 Comments off

JUNE 11, 2014, San Marcos, CA—This wedding season, give newlyweds a jump start on ‘happily ever after’with 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage: Simple Ways for Couples to Grow Closer to God and to Each Other by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Founder and President of the Ruth Institute, and Betsy Kerekes, Director of On-line Publications for the Ruth Institute.

“At last! A good and reliable guide to what it takes to make a marriage work and make it last a lifetime. …This little gem of a book should be read by every married couple and by those planning to get married,” says Joseph Pearce, Author of The Quest for Shakespeare Read more…

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Special Wedding Edition Now Available!

June 10th, 2014 Comments off

101 coverHow many toasters does a newlywed couple really need? Forget breakable appliances that eventually get replaced. Get the engaged couples you know the gift that lasts a lifetime: the means to truly live ‘happily ever after.’

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Order a special autographed copy for your loved ones here!

P.S. Signed copies are available for non-newlyweds as well. Just follow the link above. This will make a great gift for any couple!

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Obamacare’s hidden marriage penalty

June 6th, 2014 Comments off


The News Story – The hidden marriage penalty in Obamacare

While intending to provide universal healthcare coverage to all Americans, Obamacare may have unexpected penalties, making it harder for some to obtain health insurance. In particular, married couples at the middle and lower end of the income scale might have to pay more than their unmarried counterparts, when it comes to purchasing health insurance. Read more…

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A happy marriage is simple

June 6th, 2014 Comments off


Is marriage on the horizon for you? Stop buying every self-help book you can find and there’s no need to look into a pre-nuptial agreement – because it’s simpler than you think.

According to Zelmyra and Herbert Fisher, who were married for an amazing 87 years, it’s not all that hard to make marriage last a lifetime. Here are my favourites from their tips on ensuring a successful marriage: Read more…

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101 Tips for a Happier Marriage–a review

June 5th, 2014 Comments off

by Matt Archbold

Posted on Creative Minority Report on June 5, 2014.

I read 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage: Simple Ways for Couples to Grow Closer to God and to Each Other (Ave Maria Press), by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse and Betsy Kerekes.

I posted something about this on Facebook a while ago but now I’m telling you. It’s not a book that works to defend marriage as an institution. It’s a book to help you make your marriage happier. Read more…

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Do we even need marriage anymore?

May 13th, 2014 Comments off


The News Story – Divorce law overhaul: is there really any point to marriage anymore?

Recent suggested changes in Britain’s divorce legislation have one Telegraph writer pondering why we would ever bother getting married in the first place. Read more…

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