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Do Millennials Prefer To Marry On The Renewable Installment Plan?

New Forms of Marriage Contracts Notions of intimate unions and couple relationships experience cultural shifts. We seem to be going through one right now with Millennial marriage values. Millennials are

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Millionaires Stay Married.

A Good Marriage is Worth a Fortune It’s actually worth a lot MORE than money, but we’ll get to that. If you: Marry the right person; Learn to fight well; Work together on an agreed-upon direction;

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Married at First Sight: A Couples Therapist’s Take

Married at First Sight’s Match Made in Heaven? Married at First Sight is a popular show that captures our imagination about the meaning of marriage.  Ryan De Nino and Jessica Castro are the darlings

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A Wonderful Proposal for Marriage

I’ve heard many wonderful proposals in my life. It is part of the “Oral History Interview” that is a crucial part of the assessment process. One of the high points of my job is hearing

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Marriage and Friendship… a New Study

Despite the fact that as fewer people are marrying, a new study suggests that remaining single has significant quality of life impacts. Sound and solid marriages are more often found among educated, high-income

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Marriage in the Movies: Boyhood

Hopefully, some time soon, you will go out and see an almost 3 hour movie about nothing in particular, and everything that’s meaningful to being human. “Boyhood” took 12 years to make,

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Portrait of a Marriage ~ Wounds that Won’t Heal

In relationships, sometimes the way a couples relate is the problem, and the therapist’s job is to help the couple modify their interactional styles (i.e.: teaching them how to “communicate

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Emotional Distance in Marriage

Camilla partially blames herself, because the emotional distance in marriage was just too upsetting to her. She says, “I should leave him alone more, like he asks, but I just can’t. I’m

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Sexless Marriage & the Politics of Wanting

This is the third in a series of post on Profiles in MarriageTina and Bill* have been married 22 years. They have one son in college, and another finishing High School this year. If you met them, you would

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