Sunday, November 24, 2013

The M.Guy Tweet, Week of November 17, 2013

1. Jobs Are Making Women Wait To Have Kids, But Not For the Reason You Think, TIME
[S]cientists found that the likelihood that women were moms by the age of 35 was reduced for every year the women spent picking up work on a temporary or casual basis.

2. The War on Poverty: What Went Wrong, The Brookings Institution
Worse, poor and poorly educated adults are much more likely to have nonmarital births than wealthier and better educated adults, creating another pathway for the intergenerational transmission of poverty.

3. Hook-up Apps Like Tinder Have Killed Romance On Campus, The Guardian
Recently GQ hailed Tinder as "the hottest dating app going". . . The tagline for Tinder is "find out who likes you in your area" and everything rests on the impression that your photo leaves.

4. Couple's Marriage Skits Go Viral On YouTube Channel, 'Modern Marriage Moments', Deseret News
"One of the goals is to show that even though we go through these moments, which everybody does, that there's still hope and that there's still a way to stay together and work it out," Brandon said.

5. New Spanish-Language Website on Relationship and Marriage Education for California Hispanics, The Sacramento Bee
"Of the nearly 30,000 participants in our RME classes over the past 12 months, 50% have been Spanish speakers," reports K. Jason Krafsky, HRC's director of communications and marketing.

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6. Women's Marriage Optimism Doesn't Bode Well For Their Relationships, Study Find, The Huffington Post 
Having realistic expectations for your marriage is better than inflated optimism -- this according to a new study which claims wives who are highly optimistic about the strength of their relationship are more likely to be dissatisfied later on.  

7. The Forever Initiative: A Feasible Public Policy Agenda to Help Couples Form and Sustain Healthy Marriages and Relationships, The Heritage Foundation
He outlines an integrated set of feasible and affordable educational initiatives across the early life course, beginning in youth, continuing in early adulthood, during cohabitation, engagement, and through the early years of marriage, as well as for couples at the crossroads of divorce.

For more, see here.

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