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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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hat tip to Diane

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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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Marriage and Religion Research Institute Blog: The Comparative Health and Sickness of America’s Racial and Ethnic Groups

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The Real Magic Moment When Unwed Parents Get Married Isn't What You Think

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Maybe the high divorce rate is partially due to only 1 in 4 (?) couples having all 3 elements of a primary coping system.  Scroll down here http://www.bettermarriages.org/?historyofacme

 

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Baumgardner: Sequence of marriage, then children is key

Baumgardner: Sequence of marriage, then children is key | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Over the past decade there has been a shift in the sequence of marriage and having babies.
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How a developer school is 'engineering empathy'

How a developer school is 'engineering empathy' | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
A Web developer says tech companies need to integrate engineers who can work in teams and employ empathy. Take developer school Dev Bootcamp.
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How Men and Women Think Differently About Divorce | Family Studies

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Charles Morris's curator insight, July 8, 2014 9:38 PM

"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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Institute for Family Studies Newsletter, 7/3/14: Single dads, family role conflict, and more

Institute for Family Studies Newsletter, 7/3/14: Single dads, family role conflict, and more | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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How to REALLY Listen - Jesse Lyn Stoner

How to REALLY Listen - Jesse Lyn Stoner | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Real listening skills are not about helping someone find solutions. When you listen with compassion and no agenda, you provide far more than you might think
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From personal to public: community engaged parent education | NCFR

From personal to public: community engaged parent education | NCFR | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
Through parent education, parents can reflect on the public or community dimensions of family life, and not just on the private or personal dimensions.
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Checklist: Is Your Money Ready For Marriage?

Checklist: Is Your Money Ready For Marriage? | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
From nailing down home expenses to drafting a five-year financial plan, don't avoid these 10 money to-dos before tying the knot.
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Practitioner Review: Engaging fathers – recommendations for a game change in parenting interventions based on a systematic review of the global evidence - Panter‐Brick - 2014 - Journal of Child Psy...

Practitioner Review: Engaging fathers – recommendations for a game change in parenting interventions based on a systematic review of the global evidence - Panter‐Brick - 2014 - Journal of Child Psy... | Healthy Marriage Links and Clips | Scoop.it
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