Monday, July 22, 2013

The M.Guy Tweet, Week of July 7, 2013

1. How The 'Fatherless Sons' Epidemic Extends To Children Whose Dads Are Present (Oprah VIDEO), The Huffington Post

2. When Couples Cooperate Well, Men Follow Women’s Emotions While Women Regulate, The Washington Post
Researchers from the University of Arizona found that, for couples who cooperate well, men tend to mimic their partner’s mood while women try to regulate their partner’s emotions.

3. Happily Married Means a Healthier Ever After, Science Daily
"[T]his study also shows happy marriages have a preventative component that keeps you in good health over the years."

4. Men and Women Often Expect Different Things When They Move In Together, The Atlantic
Moreover, a large minority (41 percent) of men report that they are not "completely committed" to their live-in girlfriends.

5. Marriage Advice: There Is Truth In The Saying, ‘Love Is Blind’, News-Sentinel
[W]hen we get close to someone and begin to like them, there is reduced activity in the areas of the brain associated with critical social assessment and in the areas necessary for making negative judgments.

6. The Terrible Toll Of Making Divorce Easier: Children Are More Likely To Be Violent, Take Drugs And Have Underage Sex, The Daily Mail
The research revealed the legacy of broken homes appears to weigh more heavily than any other factor, as among the worst affected group -- those with four or more ACEs [adverse childhood experiences] -- two thirds had seen their parents go their separate ways, compared with an average of 24 per cent. 

7. Facilitating Forever, Coalition for Divorce Reform
Scholars and therapists know a lot about how to form and sustain. . . healthy relationships. We need to get that knowledge out of academia’s ivory towers and clinician’s wood-paneled offices to the public.

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