Monday, September 23, 2013

The M.Guy Tweet, Week of September 15, 2013

1. Remarriage Rate Declining As More Opt For Cohabitation, USA Today
Just 29 of every 1,000 divorced or widowed Americans had remarried as of 2011, down from 50 per 1,000 in 1990. 
2. Remarriage Issues Very Different from First Marriages, USA Today
She discusses challenges in remarriage and the forces that make the new partner an "outsider," from children and parenting tasks that put the couple at odds to the uniting of disparate family cultures.
3. Interracial Couples Increasingly Common, Though Many Aren't Marrying, Los Angeles Times
Married or unmarried, interracial couples were more than twice as common in 2012 than in 2000, U.S. Census Bureau data show.

4. Marriage 'No Longer the Foundation Stone of Family Life', The Telegraph
When asked how whether or not people who want to have children “ought to get married” seven out of 10 people agreed in 1989. Last year only four out of 10 people agreed with the idea.

5. Yelling Could Be as Harmful as Hitting Children, New Study Shows, Deseret News
"You feel a lot more responsible for your behavior when you're being corrected by someone you respect and admire. Anything you do to berate or shame a kid erodes that power you have."

6. Don't Waste Money on Your Wedding!, CNN Matrimony
Pick your top three priorities: dress, flowers, food, cake, champagne, music, favors or guest gifts, venue, decor, printed items, photography, videography, reception, transportation, drinks or honeymoon. (Wieber notes that grooms always choose the honeymoon, so brides are really picking one, and then the couple is picking one jointly.)

7. Viral Marriage Advice from Divorced Man: Experts Examine His Tips, LiveScience
"That mindfulness of falling in love again and again, continuing to grow with your partner and fall in love with who they've become. That's what keeps the relationship dynamic."

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