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Bill, Just letting you know that I appreciate what you share here.

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How the Decline in Marriage Is Fueling Inequality

How the Decline in Marriage Is Fueling Inequality | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Middle-aged married men make about $19,000 more on average compared to their single peers.
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Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Grants

Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Grants | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA) is announcing the solicitation of applications to competitively award grants for demonstration projects that support "healthy marriage promotion activities" as enacted by The Claims Resolution Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-291).
Grants awarded under this Funding Opportunity Announcement will support programs that have the capacity and proven record of accompli
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read the fine print...this is a forecast of what might be released again early next year.

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Invitation: How family structures economic success in America (Oct 28)

Invitation: How family structures economic success in America (Oct 28) | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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What Is A Soulmate? | I Believe In Love

What Is A Soulmate? | I Believe In Love | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
“Amber,” I asked, “do you love me?” She paused and looked down. It was a late weekday night, we had class the next day, and we were talking about our hopes of engagement.  Now my question hung in the air of that dirty stairwell, awaiting a response. “I don’t know,” she finally managed. We were inches apart, but immediately I felt the distance in her words. We had been flirting with the possibility of marriage for a few months already, but suddenly Amber’s uncertainty threatened everything. Davi
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The Character Factor: Measures and Impact of Drive and Prudence

The Character Factor: Measures and Impact of Drive and Prudence | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Richard V. Reeves, Joanna Venator and Kimberly Howard assess the quality of
measures available in U.S. survey data for two specific non-cognitive skills, drive
and prudence, which we term “performance character strengths” – non-cognitive
skills that relate to outcomes important for economic mobility, such as educational
attainment.
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A nation divided by marriage - Society and Culture - AEI

A nation divided by marriage - Society and Culture - AEI | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
There is an increasing divide in America along marriage lines. The prospects of those coming from intact married families are strong, but the economic prospects of those hailing from single parent families are foundering. 
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Institute for Family Studies Newsletter, 10/23/14: What young people want, parents prerogatives, religion and family, and more

Institute for Family Studies Newsletter, 10/23/14: What young people want, parents prerogatives, religion and family, and more | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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Innovations in Design and Utilization of Measurement Systems to Promote Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health

Forum on Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health
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Arkansas Fatherhood and Family Initiative Supports Dedicated Dads

Arkansas Fatherhood and Family Initiative Supports Dedicated Dads | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Children aren’t the only ones who need role models: Arkansas Fatherhood and Family Initiative works to support and educate men to become more engaged, dedicated dads. Join the group on Nov. 1 for a march and rally at the State Capitol Building.
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Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit Connects Fathers With Resources

Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit Connects Fathers With Resources | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Organizers of this year's Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit have lofty ambitions for reaching fathers facing challenges.
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Fwd: Don't Miss the Next NARME Webinar November 19th!/ The Economic Case for Not Giving Up on Marriage

Fwd: Don't Miss the Next NARME Webinar November 19th!/ The Economic Case for Not Giving Up on Marriage | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Nat'l Assoc. for Relationship & Marriage Education (NARME)
Date: Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 3:27 PM
Subject: Don't Miss the Next NARME...
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For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America - AEI

For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America - AEI | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
A group of respected academics and commentators join Brad Wilcox and Robert Lerman for a discussion of Wilcox and Lerman’s new AEI report, “For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America”
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15 Biggest Marriage Regrets From Middle-Aged Divorcees

15 Biggest Marriage Regrets From Middle-Aged Divorcees | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Divorce triggers a lot of different emotions, everything from sadness to regret. In some cases, a split is precipitated by a factor outside the marriage. In other cases, though, couples ask themselves whether there was something they could have done ...
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"We stopped putting the other first; stopped nurturing the relationship, dating. Simple everyday things like kissing, holding hands, hugging in public or private waned; growing in separate directions and/or not growing at all."

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Stress and substance abuse rise more for women who divorce or separate | Deseret News National

Stress and substance abuse rise more for women who divorce or separate | Deseret News National | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
The Deseret News National Edition fills a void in the American media landscape through rigorous journalism for family- and faith-oriented audiences.
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Marriage Quiz. Marriage Test. Marriage Satisfaction Test. | Family Dynamics Institute

Test your marriage satisfaction. Instantly view results and next steps.
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Essay Series on Character and Opportunity

Essay Series on Character and Opportunity | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
This essay collection contains contributions from leading scholars in the fields of economics, psychology, social science, and philosophy. It provides a kaleidoscope of views on the issues raised by a policy focus on the formation of character, and its relationship to questions of opportunity.
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Raising an Empathetic Child

Raising an Empathetic Child | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
As parents, many of us say we just want our kids to be happy. But what is happiness? Is it being the best player on the team? Achieving top grades?
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