Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The M.Guy Tweet, Week of September 13, 2015

Dear Readers,

The M.Guy Tweet will be postponed by a week, due to a bad case of the flu in our family. Thanks!


Monday, September 7, 2015

The M.Guy Tweet, Week of August 30, 2015

1. A New Book Answers Why It’s So Hard For Educated Women To Find Dates, The Washington Post
The dating pool for college-educated people in their 30s now has five women for every four men. For people in their 20s, it's four women for every three men.

2. The Science Of A Happy Marriage, CNN
[P]ast research has actually shown that relationship satisfaction is influenced as much, if not more, by how we react to each other's good news.

3. Republicans Say They Are Happier With Their Marriages, New York Times
Self-identified Republicans are more likely to be married and less likely to be divorced than self-identified Democrats, write he and Nicholas H. Wolfinger, based on an analysis of the General Social Survey, an oft-studied national poll.

4. What God Has Joined Together: Religion And The Risk of Divorce, Family Studies
People who attend religious services every week are 15 percentage points less likely to have ever been divorced than those who rarely attend. Clearly religious involvement matters for one’s chances of a lasting marriage, above and beyond which religious group one is a part of.

5. Why Women Are More Likely To Ask for A Divorce, TIME
Women initiated 69% of divorces, compared to 31% of men. But if men and women were living together without marrying, each gender was equally likely to initiate a breakup.

6. You Need To Tell Your Child's Teacher About Your Divorce, Los Angeles Times
"The more the teachers understand the context of [children's] behavior, the more successful they can be at their jobs," Maxfield said.

7. Why Millennials Aren't Forming New Households, City Lab
According to the latest figures, about a third of Millennials are sharing living quarters with their folks.

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