The purpose of this blog is to be a collection site for links to various articles on selected subjects.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Marriage and Family vs Cohabitation and Fatherlessness

The purpose of marriage

Overall heath benefits for teen virgins


Ladies, it matters who you marry


Men, it matters who you marry


Family Research Council


The Marriage Library by Ruth Institute


Marriage Ecosystem by Ruth Institute


Marriage rates drop due to cohabitation rate increase


How Christians changed sexual morals to marriage in a pagan world


Defining marriage


Marriage is real bodily union


Delayed marriage is not good


Marrying when older is loss in many ways


Bring consummation back into sex


Purposes of Marital Intimacy

Marital Intimacy in the Bible - desiring the other
Marital Intimacy — be ravished with her love

Marriage gives lifestyle benefits


Data proves that marriage matters in life and culture


Truths about marriage


Children of intact marriages fare very well.


Women and children are safer in intact marriages


The importance of a stay-at-home mom


Marriage is the cure for poverty


Marriage civilizes men


Why marriage is better than cohabitation


New study by left-leaning group shows marriage better than cohabitation


The most important social justice issue is marriage
Cohabitation

Excuses for cohabitation vs marriage

Downside of cohabitation before marriage


Cohabiting couples skeptical of future, less economically productive


Many outcomes of cohabitation make it very inferior to marriage


Cohabiting couples less and less likely to marry


Cohabitation damages children

Much harm to children

Cohabiting before marriage more likely divorce


Reasons Marriage is falling apart in America


Kicking the tires only works for cars


Cohabitation will ruin relationship


Casual Sex not fulfilling -- especially for women



Divorce


Divorce is ruining marriage

Divorce rate is NOT 50%


Divorce rate among Christians


Christians less likely to divorce



What No-Fault Divorce has wrought


The rise in U.S. Divorce rates 1980-2010

Actual U.S. Divorce rate and risk


Divorce is high with premarital sex





Single parents

What causes women to become single mothers?

Results of being fatherless


Fatherless boys more prone to delinquency


Negative consequences for children outside of marriage


Parenthood vs Gender

Gender differences important

Gender roles are NOT a social construct


Moms and dads BOTH matter


Gender IS important





Miscellaneous



Sexual anarchy results

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