By Greg Griffin I bet you’ve figured out already that this is not the warm fuzzy holiday blog post. There are lots of wonderful heart-warming stories and experiences shared this time of year. Cultures around the world celebrate, decorate, plan parties, buy gifts, and gather with family and friends. Media hypes the feel-good stories of […]
Thinking of filing for divorce in January? Read this first.
Giving Hope to a Relationship Third-World Country
By Sage Erickson Picture a third world country: desperate poverty, a daily struggle to survive, widespread suffering, minimal sanitation, and diminished economic opportunities. Now picture the United States. Although the United States has long been known as a first-world country politically and economically, has it become a third world country when it comes to romantic […]
America’s Dismantling of Marriage
Earlier this month, columnist Cynthia Allen reflected on America’s on-going debate about marriage and the historical connection between marriage and economic outcomes, especially for children. “Marriage is not a silver bullet,” she said, but she also pointed out the failure of decades-long policies in our war on poverty, suggesting that there might be something to […]
Why Divorce Reform Is Key To America’s Prosperity
The devastation caused by divorce in America each year is real and pervasive. And the toll it takes on men, women and especially children has far ranging negative consequences in every realm — financial, physical and emotional. “Families are torn in two, children grow up without a stable home or with a missing mother or […]
“If I Were A Rich Man” … Does Marriage Make You Economically Secure, Or Vice-Versa?
Written by John Crouch The “marriage gap” between the upper-middle and lower classes is not exactly the newest news, but The Economist sure can sharpen the story’s bite. “The traditional family is now the preserve of a minority …Traditional marriage has evolved from a near-universal rite to a luxury for the educated and affluent.” […]