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Poll shows rise in belief that marriage is a religious institution ...

Poll shows rise in belief that marriage is a religious institution ... | marriage | Scoop.it
Trenton, N.J., Jan 8, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new survey shows an increase in likely U.S. voters who see marriage as a religious institution, with a majority now holding this view. Rasmussen Reports' Dec.
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Do you see marriage as a civil or religious institution?

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The Myth Of The 'Soul Mate' Relationship - Huffington Post

The Myth Of The 'Soul Mate' Relationship - Huffington Post | marriage | Scoop.it
The Myth Of The 'Soul Mate' Relationship
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A recent study shows thinking of marriage as a journey strengthens relationships. ...
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Marriage is what YOU make it.

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Marriage Missions International -

Marriage Missions International - | marriage | Scoop.it
A ministry dedicated to helping marriages survive with biblical principles and teachings.
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Yelling shuts down reason....

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The Case Against ‘Soul Mates’

The Case Against ‘Soul Mates’ | marriage | Scoop.it
How believing in true love can poison your relationship.
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its really about expectations- [perhaps unrealistic] and how we label a relationship- reality is  that we become soul mates based on how we work to keep intimacy and connection

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When One Spouse Is Healthy And The Other Isn't

When One Spouse Is Healthy And The Other Isn't | marriage | Scoop.it
How couples cope with health differences that could divide them.
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9 Practical Things I Wish I Knew Before I Said 'I Do' - Huffington Post (blog)

9 Practical Things I Wish I Knew Before I Said 'I Do' - Huffington Post (blog) | marriage | Scoop.it
9 Practical Things I Wish I Knew Before I Said 'I Do'
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Danny Silk, author of 'Keep Your Love On'. Marriage isn't just a choice. It's choosing the same person a million times. 5. DON'T TAKE YOURSELF TOO SERIOUSLY.
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Some good authors & thoughts to immerse yourself in  right now!

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Warning Signs That You May Be Taking Your Spouse For Granted

Warning Signs That You May Be Taking Your Spouse For Granted | marriage | Scoop.it
This happens more often than not in ministry and we can justify it by claiming we are doing “God’s work” or “Kingdom work.' But too often those we l
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How do you answer these questions?

Regardless of the work you are in- you need to set boundaries of who gets the use of your time & energy.  Your spouse & family have a space that no one else should have- take it back by saying "NO" today

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A Healthy Relationship is about Building and Protecting Connection — A Quote by Danny Silk in "Keep Your Love On"

A Healthy Relationship is about Building and Protecting Connection — A Quote by Danny Silk in "Keep Your Love On" | marriage | Scoop.it
"Do you want to win the battle between fear and love in your relationships? You can start by making these two fundamental commitments: It’s my job to control myself. I do not get to control other p...
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Reading the book, "Keep Your Love on" by Danny Silk- great insights

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How Many American Women Are Married Before 30?

How Many American Women Are Married Before 30? | marriage | Scoop.it
Learn how common (or not) your current matrimonial status is.
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Not sure why this matters -- you'll know when you're ready!

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I Do, Still. STILL. | Velvet Ashes

I Do, Still. STILL. | Velvet Ashes | marriage | Scoop.it
Will you say I do again? To real life in its grittiness....
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The poverty issue is about marriage - Washington Post (blog)

The poverty issue is about marriage - Washington Post (blog) | marriage | Scoop.it
The poverty issue is about marriage
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The collapse of marriage among the uneducated and partially educated has unquestionably been a social and economic disaster.
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Firefly - Posturally supportive and clinically focused products | Firefly

Firefly - Posturally supportive and clinically focused products | Firefly | marriage | Scoop.it
Firefly products celebrate the versatillity of life by opening up opportunites for children and families to learn and grow together
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Great product to help a little one walk...

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FAMILY AND MARRIAGE: Why should we get married? - Aiken Standard

FAMILY AND MARRIAGE: Why should we get married?
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Celebrating the Spiritual Side Of Sex

Celebrating the Spiritual Side Of Sex | marriage | Scoop.it
There are so many marriage and intimacy books out there. Many are great, but every so often one comes out that really hits the mark!
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4 things that kill relationships

John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce. He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s book Blink.
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Make a “Serious Fun” Connection! « MarriedPeople Couples

Make a “Serious Fun” Connection! « MarriedPeople Couples | marriage | Scoop.it
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P2P - The Person 2 Person Engagement Blog: 4 Extraordinary Marriage Quotes and What They Can Teach You About Strengthening Your Relationship Right Now

P2P - The Person 2 Person Engagement Blog: 4 Extraordinary Marriage Quotes and What They Can Teach You About Strengthening Your Relationship Right Now | marriage | Scoop.it
4 Extraordinary #MarriageQuotes and What They Teach You About Strengthening Your #Relationship Right Now: http://t.co/F2BM97TkWA
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A contest of generosity~

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Just 5 Minutes Of Running Per Day Could Add Years To Your Life

Just 5 Minutes Of Running Per Day Could Add Years To Your Life | marriage | Scoop.it
According to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, running 5 minutes per day can reduce an individual's risk…
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Just getting into small amounts (30-60 min/week) has HUGE benefits.

Then- IF you run 20 miles or more a week- actually takes years OFF your life.... Feeling much better about run 2-3x/week for only 40 minutes...!

 

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5 Money Moves Newlyweds Forget to Make - Credit.com News (blog)

5 Money Moves Newlyweds Forget to Make - Credit.com News (blog) | marriage | Scoop.it
5 Money Moves Newlyweds Forget to Make
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... from planning the wedding together or premarital counseling.
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What are your rules?

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Defining The Relationship DISC 1 Part 1 Series Introductions - YouTube

A relationship course, by Danny Silk, for those considering marriage, wanting to improve their marriage or to learn how to have healthy relationships. Highly...
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Video or book - both excellent.

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Sliding vs Deciding: The Blog of Scott Stanley

Sliding vs Deciding: The Blog of Scott Stanley | marriage | Scoop.it
A blog about research on romantic relationships and marriage.
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How and why to ban the silent treatment from your relationship

How and why to ban the silent treatment from your relationship | marriage | Scoop.it
It's part of the demand-withdraw pattern, and both partners have to take responsibility to change it
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The Surprising Truth About What Makes Happy Couples Happy - Huffington Post

The Surprising Truth About What Makes Happy Couples Happy - Huffington Post | marriage | Scoop.it
The Surprising Truth About What Makes Happy Couples Happy Huffington Post You know, those cheerful couples you see chatting away in the grocery line, holding hands in the movie theater; the ones who've been married forever and they've still got...
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Take conflicts in stride, among other things!

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Blended family, bending finances - Winnipeg Free Press

Blended family, bending finances - Winnipeg Free Press | marriage | Scoop.it
Blended family, bending finances
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TIPS for merging finances for blended families: Psychologist Dr. Moira Somers offers some steps to melding the money successfully for a more harmonious union of two family units.
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Consider marrying young, watch 'Groundhog Day' (again). Charles Murray's tips for a happy life

Consider marrying young, watch 'Groundhog Day' (again). Charles Murray's tips for a happy life | marriage | Scoop.it
Consider marrying young. Be wary of grand passions. Watch 'Groundhog Day' (again). Charles Murray offers some tips on how to live to the fullest, adapted from his new book, 'The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead.'

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Thought provoking tips on how to have a happy and full life... and also find your soul mate. 

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Marriage column: Sex before marriage can hurt relationship - News Sentinel

Marriage column: Sex before marriage can hurt relationship - News Sentinel | marriage | Scoop.it
Marriage column: Sex before marriage can hurt relationship
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This is significant, since roughly the same percentage of men and women list a healthy marriage as a life goal.
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Though this thought is in the minority- a  evidence based study - premartial sex does impact the growth of your  marriage relationship

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