Tag: cohabitation

Love and Marriage

Good and Bad Marriage, Boon and Bane to Health By SHARON LERNER In the early 1970’s, demographers began to notice a strange pattern in life span data: married people tended to live longer than their single, divorced and widowed counterparts. The so-called marriage benefit persists today, with married people generally less likely to have surgery …

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Even More on Marriage

There seems to have been a flurry of research related to the study of what makes for good marriages. The results are, I'm pleased to say, in accordance with natural law AND the teachings of the Catholic Church. It's time for the prodigal son (secular society) to come home after learning hard leasons in "the …

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More About Marriage

U.S. Compiles Divorce Statistics By LAURA MECKLER "One in three marriages will end in divorce during their first 10 years, with certain couples more likely to split up than others, a government survey finds. People who marry young, have less money, are not religious and whose parents are divorced are more likely to divorce themselves.Overall, …

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Ah…Natural Law

Cohabiting can make marriage an iffy proposition Even married, men may still feel less committed An expert addressing a “Smart Marriages” conference this week will drop research on his colleagues that may indeed make some Americans smart. Researcher Scott Stanley’s case is this: Women living unmarried with guys and expecting a lasting, committed marriage down …

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