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Marital Happiness Improves Over Time

A study examining 20 years of data, discovered multiple factors that contribute to long-term marital happiness. Researchers found that a belief in lifelong marriage, high religiosity, shared decision-making and shared housework increased the odds of high happiness and low conflict in marriage. According to new research, marriages that remain together for more than 20 years also experience a

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Implications of Child Behavior in Divorce

According to the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, two national assessments show that parental divorce worsens children’s behavior, decreases life opportunities and increases the risk of morbidity and mortality. A recent study in the Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect also indicates that adverse childhood experiences (like divorce) reduce educational attainment and intimate relationship longevity.

University Honors Students Who Found Love in Elevator in ’72

A recent article published by the Washington Post reports that Philadelphia’s Temple University is honoring a 45-year relationship sparked in a campus elevator. According to the article, Sharyn Rubin and Eric Schlesinger met on move-in day on September 6, 1972, while she was moving in and he was operating a dorm building elevator. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Rubin

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One Woman’s Marital Struggle

In a recent podcast created by Dr. Josh and Christi Straub, the couple addressed the following question submitted by a regular listener: How can I stop feeling wrong and dirty about sex with my spouse? The discussion that ensued was both honest and telling. The woman who submitted the question admitted that she experienced difficulty allowing herself to

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Breaking Free Virtual Summit

Join thousands of other individuals in watching or listening to 70+ hours of candid, casual conversations between over 45 experts in the areas of pornography, sexual addiction, spouse support and recovery. Learn how to find lasting freedom and true healing from spouse betrayal and trauma. Watch the Breaking Free Virtual Summit now through June 19 by claiming your free summit ticket here today! Hurry – content is only available for

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The Jeffrey Dean Show

For over 25 years, Jeffrey Dean Ministries has reached youth and parents with messages of encouragement. Understanding cultural trends and offering parents advice as they navigate through the teen years is Jeffrey’s passion. Tune in at 9:00pm CST this Saturday, June 9 as Jeffrey Dean launches a live radio show for parents and teens on SuperTalk

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Child of Divorce

In this video by Culture Project, a man explains what he wrestled with as a teenager following his parents divorce. The questions he struggled with were crippling and left him wondering if there was hope in his future marriage. This video describes the importance of finding a mentor and the implications of seeking out individuals who will help

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Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

According to an article published by the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), research now shows that divorce or separation from a parent or guardian is one of the top two most adverse childhood experiences nationally. And which parent is the one a child is least likely to live with after divorce or another type of separation? That’s right. It is

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Many Women’s Battle

“Being a woman who struggles with lust can feel like being alone in a crowded room,” Marian Jacobs wrote in a recent article. “You think you are the only one tempted when you watch that movie and read that book. Yet the opposite is true.” Jacobs goes on to explain that lust must be redefined. Claiming

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Practical Purity

When Jordan and her husband met, he was a D1 college football player and she was part of a sorority on campus. On her blog, SoulScripts, Jordan describes the immense pressure and mixed messages the couple was faced with when they chose to save sex for marriage. Learn how they chose to engage in active dating, created

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