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Older Americans' Breakups Are Causing A 'Graying' Divorce Trend

Older Americans' Breakups Are Causing A 'Graying' Divorce Trend | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Baby boomers are setting new records for divorce. Americans over 50 are twice as likely to get divorced as people of that age were 20 years ago.
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What Appreciation, Empathy and Gratitude All Have In Common?

What Appreciation, Empathy and Gratitude All Have In Common? | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
When it comes to acts of random kindness or paying it forward, the common notion is that it is an activity that brings internal peace and satisfaction along with the release of endorphins that make us feel good about ourselves. Although all of this is true, but it is a part of whole ripple effect produced by the paying it forward idea.
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Response to Federal Funds to foster healthy marriage have little effect, study finds.

Response to Federal Funds to foster healthy marriage have little effect, study finds. | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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Champions of Courage: Joseph Jones - WBFF FoxBaltimore - News - Top Stories

Champions of Courage: Joseph Jones - WBFF FoxBaltimore - News - Top Stories | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
During Black History Month, Champions of Courage is our way of thanking those who serve the communit
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Why the number of single dads is on the rise

Why the number of single dads is on the rise | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
A recent Pew Research study found that 8 percent of households with minor children are now headed by a single father, up from just one percent in 1960.
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Marriage May Be Good for Your Blood Pressure

Marriage May Be Good for Your Blood Pressure | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
People who were married were more likely to exhibit daily patterns in their blood pressure readings that are considered healthy, a new study found.
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- OPINION: The art of listening – part two | The Independent | St. George & So. UT News Events Culture & Coupons

- OPINION: The art of listening – part two | The Independent | St. George & So. UT News Events Culture & Coupons | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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The "Marriage Hack" - | - Science of Relationships

The "Marriage Hack" - | - Science of Relationships | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
It seems like everywhere you turn, professionals are trying to make your life easier. Medical doct...
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Marriage Resource Center leader says federal study not true...

Marriage Resource Center leader says federal study not true... | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
A recent study that concluded federal money spent over the last decade to foster healthy marriages had little effect is comparing apples to oranges, a local marriage program leader said.
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A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
You'll need pen, paper, and a silencer for cynicism.

"When [a man] has fair health, a fair fortune, a tidy conscience and a complete exem
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Bringing Men Back Into Families

Bringing Men Back Into Families | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
"The U.S. has done a better job of integrating women into the workplace than in integrating men into the family—especially into the lives of children in the non-intact family."
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Marriage Enrichment for Parents from TWOgether Pittsburgh (Short Form) - YouTube

TWOgether Pittsburgh's Marriage Enrichment for Parents provides families the skills they need to navigate parenting, resolve conflict and communicate well- a...
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HOPE TO MAKE THIS A LASTING RELATIONSHIP? Take a Look at Your Spending Habits and Debt

HOPE TO MAKE THIS A LASTING RELATIONSHIP?  Take a Look at Your Spending Habits and Debt | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
CCCS of MD and DE CEO Jim Godfrey and noted money coach and author Olivia Mellan examine how spending patterns and debt affect couples’ chance for a l
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How Anti-Poverty Programs Marginalize Fathers

How Anti-Poverty Programs Marginalize Fathers | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Based on decades-old stereotypes that unmarried dads are “deadbeats,” the majority of welfare programs almost exclusively serve women and children.
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Should welfare programs pay more attention to dads?

Should welfare programs pay more attention to dads? | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Based on decades-old stereotypes that single mothers are raising children alone and single dads are “deadbeats,” the majority of U.S. anti-poverty programs almost exclusively serve women a
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Management By Listening

Management By Listening | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Photo via Flickr by Leonard John Matthews


Your entire job as a manager is to listen. Your entire job.

The reason you listen is to find out what is real…
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It’s the Commitment of Marriage that Minimizes Illness

It’s the Commitment of Marriage that Minimizes Illness | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
A study with couples presented last week has marriage experts all buzzing. Researchers from the University of Virginia experimented on 27 married couples and 27 co-habiting couples. One member of the couple
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As Nonmarital Births Rise, Women Becoming More Likely to Plan Pregnancies | Family Studies

As Nonmarital Births Rise, Women Becoming More Likely to Plan Pregnancies | Family Studies | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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Couples, pay attention to your relationship work ethic, experts urge

Couples, pay attention to your relationship work ethic, experts urge | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Is a date with your partner as important to you as a meeting at work? A study recommends that couples develop a relationship work ethic that rivals -- or at least equals -- their professional work ethic.
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Real Love is not ‘Falling in Love’ | The 5 Love Languages®

Real Love is not ‘Falling in Love’ | The 5 Love Languages® | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
The 5 Love Languages®
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In our opinion: Fatherhood hasn't received the attention it deserves

In our opinion: Fatherhood hasn't received the attention it deserves | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Being a parent is hard work. It involves countless hours, of pain and joy, of being a father or a mother to a child who needs you. The topic of fatherhood — what dads have to offer their childre
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Column: Marriages need tuneups, too

Column: Marriages need tuneups, too | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
I'm excited that our guest columnist today will be coming to the Farmington Civic Center on Saturday, March 15, when he will present the Couple Checkup Conference.
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