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What you do before marriage has everything to do with having a happy marriage

24. August 2014

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Teach this to your children so they can have the best chance at a happy marriage.

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Marriage and the Garden of Eden: Dress It and Keep It

22. April 2014

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To read this article about creating a happy marriage, and seeing a personal glimpse into our own journey click here.

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Loving the Husband More Than the Kids is Key to Good Life

28. November 2011

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By The_Stir | Parenting – Fri, Nov 25, 2011 http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/loving-husband-more-kids-key-good-life-181900983.html   I remember asking my mom when I was little who she loved best between me and my dad. “It’s a different kind of love,” she told me then. But the kisses she and my dad shared in the toy aisle, their constant holding hands, and their long vacations [...]

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Wake-Up Call for Wives

26. July 2011

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By Gary and Joy Lundberg . . . . Last month we wrote the article Wake-up Call for Husbands, and were surprised to see the large number of comments and emails we received.  Now it’s time for a wake-up call for wives. Full article

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Insights on Being an In-law

17. March 2011

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By Daryl Hoole, Meridian Magazine, March 14, 2011 . An American family on special assignment lived in a small village in Chile, high in the mountains. A native woman brought them fruit and vegetables and fresh eggs each week. They didn’t speak her language, but they were able to communicate enough to understand each other [...]

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Marriage Repair: Two Amazing Techniques

15. January 2011

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From a family therapist, two amazingly effective techniques for getting past long-standing disputes.    By Evan Imber-Black, Ph.D., Good Housekeeping Mag. January 2011 . When Carrie and Jim first consulted me about the chronic unhappiness in their marriage, I saw something familiar from my 35 years as a family therapist — a couple whose relationship careened [...]

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Sexual abstinence until marriage leads to stability and trust

8. January 2011

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By Marianne Holman Church News, Jan. 8, 2011 For many individuals outside of the Church, sexual involvement in the early stages of dating is seen as an important part of testing relationship compatibility and becomes a key factor in determining if a relationship can progress.  A new BYU study, published in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of [...]

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Seeking a Wise and Understanding Heart

29. June 2010

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by Gary Lundberg  . . . . “Oh, dear Lord, give me wisdom in deciding what to do.” How often have each of us silently prayed these words or ones similar to this? Most of us want to do what is best and know in our hearts that we need help beyond our [...]

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Protecting Marriage: Our Divine Duty

15. June 2010

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Protecting Marriage: Our Divine Duty

by Gary and Joy Lundberg This is an important election year which deserves not only our attention, but our informed involvement. Those who are elected will have great influence on laws pertaining to marriage and the family. Our support and actions can positively affect the future of not only our own families, but families everywhere. One of [...]

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Marriage More Stable than Cohabitation, Research Finds

25. February 2010

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Cohabitation is a less stable form of relationship today than it was 15 years ago and particularly for couples with children, says relationships charity The Jubilee Centre. A fresh analysis of national data by the centre shows that cohabitations are rarely a long term lifestyle choice and the vast majority last only a short time before [...]

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