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Dorm Visitation Dangers

Once upon a time, not that long ago, colleges did not allow male students to visit female students' dormitories and vice versa. Today, many colleges have an "open visitation" policy or even co-ed dorms. Many colleges with "open...

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Should Couples Live Together Before Marriage?

Is cohabitation ok? What does the Bible really have to say about living together before marriage? What are the implications of cohabitation...

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New Data On Cohabitating & Getting Married Early

According to The Colson Center new data is poking holes in what has become a prominent cultural myth. “When it comes to divorce,” wrote Brad Wilcox and Lyman Stone in The Wall Street Journal, “the research has...

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The Cohabitation Dilemma Facing America's Pastors

In a recent article by Christianity Today, The Cohabitation Dilemma Comes For America's Pastors, David Ayers outlines the struggle many American pastors face as they grapple with how to best navigate wedding policies and premarital...

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Lust Is Boring: Ask Jason Anything

  You don't want to miss Jason Evert's recent Lust is Boring podcast episode. Listen, or watch the recording above, as Evert answers questions from listeners about the ins and outs of...

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Inspiring a Culture of Commitment

According to a recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics, marriage has dropped to an all-time recorded low in the United States. The marriage rate in the US fell 6% in 2018, with only 6.5 new unions formed for every...

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Pastor Emphasized the Importance of Marriage

Cohabitation before marriage is on the rise, but one Texas pastor is footing the bill to combat this phenomenon. In a recent article by Care Net, a 2016 study by Barna found that the majority of Americans "now believe that cohabitation is a good...

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Divorce Rates Decline in the United States

A recent study found that divorce rates are falling across the United States. According to University of Maryland professor and author of the study, Philip Cohen, the divorce rate in the United States dropped by 18 percent from 2008 to 2016. Many...

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Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

According to an article published by the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), research now shows that divorce or separation from a parent or guardian is one of the top two most adverse childhood experiences nationally. And which parent is the one...

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Let's Move In Together

More than 70% of couples in the United States cohabitate before marriage despite research confirming that living together before marriage increases the chance of divorce, leads to less satisfaction and poor communication in marriage, and...

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