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MAKE IT LAST: Counseling for parents benefits daughter, too

MAKE IT LAST: Counseling for parents benefits daughter, too | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
My son and his wife have been married for more than three years and have an 8-month-old daughter. They are experiencing some rough sailing right now, mostly related to financial strains of being unemployed with a family to support.
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9 Signs Your Marriage Is In Serious Trouble

9 Signs Your Marriage Is In Serious Trouble | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
After decades of being a therapist and lover of self-help books, I've come to realize that red flags usually appear fairly early on in a relationship that can signal eventual disaster if they're not dealt with....
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Map: Where young women have more children

Map: Where young women have more children | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
New Census data reveal patterns in births among women—young and old—by relationship status, age, education and poverty level.
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FCS2315/FY1277: 9 Important Communication Skills for Every Relationship

FCS2315/FY1277: 9 Important Communication Skills for Every Relationship | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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The Long-Term Effects of Becoming a Single Mother | Family Studies

The Long-Term Effects of Becoming a Single Mother | Family Studies | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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Living with a husband’s chronic illness has a bad effect on his wife’s health

Living with a husband’s chronic illness has a bad effect on his wife’s health | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
I’m not alone in living with chronic illness, but that doesn’t make the pain and sadness any easier.
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Marriage, but not cohabitation, pays health dividends -- for him

Marriage, but not cohabitation, pays health dividends -- for him | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Guys, a loving spouse may save your life, U.S. health officials say. But living with a significant other doesn't appear to confer the same health benefits as marriage.
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How Men and Women Think Differently About Divorce | Family Studies

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"Marriages thrive when there is both a solid positive connection and a lower level of negative interaction."

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Top employers see the value of using ‘relationship science’ to get the best out of staff at work | OnePlusOne

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Leading our children away from celebrity culture

Leading our children away from celebrity culture | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
We are surrounded by images and messages that do not tell the truth about the good life.
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Review: 'Do Fathers Matter?' by Paul Raeburn

Review: 'Do Fathers Matter?' by Paul Raeburn | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Devote a fleeting thought to your father and you can instantly answer the question posed in the title of Paul Raeburn's new book, "Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked." For most of us, the answer is yes.
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Friday Five | Family Studies

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Building momentum to bridge the word gap

Building momentum to bridge the word gap | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Low-income children hear 20-30 million fewer words than their higher-income peers, a word gap with important consequences.
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CFCA alert - 10 July 2014

CFCA alert - 10 July 2014 | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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Why the decline in marriage among first-time mothers matters for their children

Why the decline in marriage among first-time mothers matters for their children | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
New Census data suggest that women who had a first child out of wedlock are more likely to be unemployed and less likely to be married now.
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Sliding vs Deciding: The Blog of Scott Stanley

A blog about research on romantic relationships and marriage.
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More Kids Born Outside Marriage, but Fewer Teen Births - The Numbers - WSJ

More Kids Born Outside Marriage, but Fewer Teen Births - The Numbers - WSJ | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
More children are born outside of wedlock, but fewer are born to teen moms, according to a report released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday.
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Today’s Stay-at-Home Dads | Family Studies

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Marriage Enrichment Group (MEG) Date Night #23 July 18, 2014

Marriage Enrichment Group (MEG) Date Night #23 July 18, 2014 | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Have a fun date night and enrich your marriage!
The next FREE Marriage Enrichment Group (MEG) Date Night Event is:
Friday, July 18, 7pm-9pm
Register NOW for this date night!

Please mark these upcoming MEG dates on your calendar:
Friday, August 8, 7pm-9pm
Friday, September 12, 7pm-9pm
Friday, October 17, 7pm-9pm
Friday, November 7, 7pm-9pm
Friday, Decembr 5, 7pm-9pm

**These events will be held at THE PARENTING CENTER**
  
Come and enjoy this experience with other couples who want their marriage to grow.  Be sure to register online prior to attending these FREE evenings of couple fun.  We hope to see you there to enjoy learning about Marriage Enrichment Groups (MEG) and the value the MEG can be in your marriage.
Please think of any couples you know in your community, congregation, or work that would enjoy being in a MEG.  Forward this email to them as an invitation to join us.
 
Thanks for being part of a growing movement to enrich marriages.   
Bobbye and Britton Wood
MEG Date Night Facilitators
Ambassadors for Better Marriages
Healthy Marriage/Healthy Families Coalition of Tarrant County
 
 
This event is sponsored by the Healthy Marriage Healthy Families Coaltion of Tarrant County,
thanks to a grant from the Hudson Foundation.
 
(Engaged couples are welcome to participate. Participating in the Marriage Enrichment Group Date Night Event does not qualify engaged couples for the $60 discount on the marriage license.
Go to www.theparentingcenter.org/empowering-families to locate the free classes that qualify for the $60 marriage license discount certificate.)

Questions about the free MEG Date Night? Call Jennifer at 817-632-5528.
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Love & Lust

Love & Lust | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Who says marriage is where desire goes to die? We can't quite bring ourselves to believe that passion can thrive on modern love—because our sexual imagination is stuck in the past.
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Family worries can cause conflict at work

Family worries can cause conflict at work | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Worrying about family problems during work time increases conflict with work colleagues, which can lead to spousal arguments at home in the evening. "These findings may help us to better understand how family-work conflict affects our relationships with others both at work and at home and on a daily basis," said researchers.
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A “Dynamic Interaction”: Leo Buscaglia on Why Love Is a Learned Language

A “Dynamic Interaction”: Leo Buscaglia on Why Love Is a Learned Language | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
From developmental psychology to Timothy Leary, a reframing of love as deliberate mastery rather than magical thinking.

Love might be one
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Divorce is costing the Australian economy $14 billion a year

Divorce is costing the Australian economy $14 billion a year | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: DIVORCE and family breakdowns are costing the national economy more than $14 billion a year in government assistance payments and court costs, an exclusive News Corp analysis has found.
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Health News - Male breadwinner families on the decrease throughout Europe

Health News - Male breadwinner families on the decrease throughout Europe | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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25 Low Cost Recreational Ideas You Can Do With Your Spouse | Ferguson Values

25 Low Cost Recreational Ideas You Can Do With Your Spouse | Ferguson Values | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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