1. The No. 1 Cause Of Divorce May Not Be What You Think, Deseret News
[O]ur affections often grow toward our investments. Wherever we put our time, money and energy also ends up receiving our passion, interest and affection.
2. How Did Your Parents’ Divorce Affect You?, The Telegraph
Nearly one in three said one parent had
tried to turn them against the other and more than a quarter said their
parents tried to involve them in the dispute.
3. A Bad Marriage Can Literally Break Your Heart, Especially If You’re A Woman, The Washington Post
So while a lot of marriage counseling may focus on younger couples, the
study authors emphasize that older couples would be wise to pay
attention to the qualities of their marriages, too.
4. The Benefits: Evaluation Summaries of Healthy Romantic Relationship Programs for Youth, The Dibble Institute
Benefits include: Reduce teen dating violence and abuse and increase youth’s asset. . . significantly delay the onset of sexual activity. . . and decrease peer-to-peer physical violence and improve communications with parents.
5. The Biggest Reason For Income Inequality Is Single Parenthood, The American Enterprise Institute
Research by Harvard economists, Chetty et al. concludes that the single
strongest correlate of upward economic mobility across geographic
regions of America is the fraction of children living in single-parent
The Right and Campus Rape, National Review Online
So, in one large class at the University of Virginia, fully 39 percent
of the female students report having been directly affected by forcible
What’s Stopping Young Adults From Forming Stable Families?, Family Studies
[T]heir experiences of family fragmentation sharpen their desire to get
and stay married, on the one hand, but on the other hand it also shakes
their confidence in the durability of marriage.
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