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Couple’s Relationship the Effects Parent-Child Relationship

Considering the need of more accounts and studies regarding mutual influence within parenting couples’ relationships, a study was conducted based on a sample of 86 heterosexual couples with a residential child between 8 and 11 years old. The study reported, “spouses with higher attachment anxiety and avoidance reported lower levels of marital adjustment, less co-parenting cooperation, and […]

Why Pornography Has No Place In The Bedroom

When writer Luke Gilkerson’s wife was eight weeks pregnant, she stumbled upon a conversation about pornography use in an online forum for pregnant women. Gilkerson was confused by the reaction women had towards their husbands increased use of pornography during their wife’s pregnancy. “To some women this was deplorable. To other women this was seen as all […]

Considering Commitment

At the age of 21, Lily Maley found herself pregnant and alone. After realizing the father of her child had no intention of parenting, Lily made a conscious decision to focus on her faith and young daughter. “Being a mom changed my perspective about love and about life itself. It brought me closer to God […]

Commit and Cohabitate?

“Mutual I’m sure.” The twang of these words Bing Crosby hears in the film, White Christmas, from his prospective date are like nails on a chalkboard to his ears, for they could not be farther from the truth. As this woman fawns over Crosby, his only desire is to rid himself from this rendezvous immediately. Unfortunately […]

A Father’s Influence

One of the many climactic moments of a wedding is the entrance of the bride. All eyes in the church turn and gaze at her. Although most eyes remain on the radiant bride on her special day, one cannot forget or overlook the man next to her, who escorts her to her soon-to-be-husband. In an article published […]

Study Reveals Millennial Success Sequence

The Institute for Family Studies recently published a study, The Millennial Success Sequence: Marriage, Kids, and the ‘Success Sequence’ Among Young Adults, revealing that millennials are much more likely to flourish financially if they follow the “success sequence”: getting at least a high school degree, working full-time, and marrying before having any children, in that order. Other key points […]

5 Red Flags to Consider Before Marriage

Have you ever looked at a couple that’s about to get engaged or married and thought, “Oh please, no! Don’t do that!” as the glaring red flags of their unhealthy relationships taunt you? According to author and speaker Kris Vollotton, for some couples the phrase love is blind could not be a more real. Vollotton […]

Longing to be Loved

  Lynsi Snyder, president of In-N-Out Burger, has fond memories of her father growing up. Her fond memories are also coupled with memories of hospital visits. She was too young to understand her father’s severe drug addiction. After Snyder’s father passed away her world shattered. She found herself looking to fill a void. Shortly after her […]

The Truth About Romantic Novels

Myth: A good book on physical love will help your sex life. Truth: Sex books, romantic novels and erotic magazines promote salacious aspects of sex and often paint an unrealistic and perverted picture of what sex means. According to the book Sex. Discovering Real Love in a World of Counterfeits, when taken literally, romantic novels force […]

Do Celebrities Influence Out-Of-Wedlock Births?

According to World Magazine, fifty years ago, only about 8 percent of babies in the United States were born to single women. Today that figure is over 40 percent. A new study presented at the 2017 American Sociological Association meeting indicated the increase of babies born out of wedlock may be due to the way the […]