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Debunking the “Ball and Chain” Myth

The common “ball and chain” perception of marriage among men is that it is an “expensive encumbrance on their freedom and their sex lives.” However, new research released by the Institute for Family Values finds that married men have more money, better sex and longer lives than their single and cohabitating peers. Researchers Bradford Wilcox, director of the […]

The Number of Sexual Partners Prior to Marriage Matters

Faith and Family Findings regularly releases data on family structure and its impact on everything important to a functioning society. One particular study measured the intactness of marriage at the end of the first five years of marriage given the number of sexual partners the spouses have had in their lifetime (see chart). Research indicated that almost 95% of those who […]

My Affair: The Beginning of the End

Jeff & Cheryl Scruggs, founders of hopeformarriages.com, found their relationship came to a standstill after Cheryl announced her affair. “Unfortunately, everyone is both capable and susceptible. I gave in because I was not guarding my heart,” Cheryl Scruggs said in her interview with I Am Second producers. Watch the video above to learn more about Jeff and Cheryl’s story of […]

Matt’s Story: I Quit Watching Porn And I’ve Never Been Happier

After being exposed to pornography at the young age of 10, Matt developed a serious struggle that carried on for many years. It was only after taking a break from his porn habit that he realized how much more free he felt. After meeting the love of his life and having a wonderful honeymoon, he […]

Dear Future Husband

  “I started writing letters to my future husband when I was 13. Like most girls, I dreamed about what my future husband would be like. At first, my letters included a lot of silly facts about my life and guesses as to how we’d meet (if we hadn’t already!). But as time passed, my heart began […]

Four Things All Husbands Want to Hear

It is no secret that the universal love language for men is respect. Check out these top four of the ten things that all husbands desire to hear: 1. I value your leadership. 2. I am glad I married you. 3. Thank you for being dependable. 4. I appreciate all you do for our family. Click […]

Sexual Self-Control Enhances Marriage

  Dannah Gresh has found herself defending tolerance for virginity on numerous occasions. She delivered her message to her most critical audience when featured on a Ted Talk video (click above to view) entitled The Walk of Fame vs The Walk of Shame. Gresh firmly believes that sexual self-control prior to marriage can enhance sex […]

4 Ways to Sabotage Your Marriage Before It Starts

Jim Daly, President of Focus on the Family, shares four mistakes made by couples as they pursue marriage. 1. Live together before you get married.  Cohabitation prior to marriage boosts the likelihood of divorcing once married. It also leads to a higher rate of abuse and risk of poverty. For more on this topic, click […]

Her Twisted Sexual Reality

Share   Can pornography effect your sexual tastes? Fight the New Drug, an organization founded to shed light on the harmful effects of pornography, recently published an article based on an email received from a woman struggling with pornography since age 12. Now married, she shared how her years of porn use still deeply affects her ability to have […]

Victory Over Addiction

Share Jason Castro had a secret addiction that almost cost him his marriage. After staring on season seven of American Idol, Castro went on tour. That’s when his secret addiction exploded. That addiction?Pornography. Although he was busy with the show, he felt a constant sense of loneliness. He ran towards porn, which eventually led to him […]