Category Archives: Dating

We’re Home!

On September 16 we started driving west from Chicago with the intention of seeing some of the western part of the U.S. that we had never visited and to move toward our goal of visiting all 50 states.  We arrived … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Marriage that Lasts Forever

On Valentine’s Day Pope Francis met with engaged couples in St. Peter’s Square.  He had couples submit questions to him before the meeting and he chose three that he responded to as he spoke to them  His responses speak to … Continue reading

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How to keep joy in your life [marriage] all year long

This has been quite a winter.  The holidays were great, but very busy.  It was the first time in 12 years that we were all together – children, spouses and grandchildren on Christmas Day.  Three weeks later our youngest son … Continue reading

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Differences in Marriage

As every couple approaches marriage, they do so with expectations about many things.  We develop those expectations through our experience of growing up.  In our families – nuclear and extended – we do things in certain ways that become so … Continue reading

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Why Get Married in the Catholic Church? by John Bosio

We recently became aware of a new article by John Bosio titled Why Get Married in the Catholic Church? available at ForYourMarriage.org.  John and his wife, Teri, are authors of Six Dates for Catholic Couples and other works.  The article … Continue reading

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Men and Women Do Not Live by Marriage Alone

Our culture is full of sayings about many subjects, including marriage.  Some are deprecating – the old ball and chain – and some carry good advice for those who are married – marriage is not a 50-50 proposition, it is … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Marriage for Young Adults, Part 2

We were recently interviewed by a former student, Dan Kamys, who is now an editor at fitandfabliving.com, a web site for young adults.  This week we offer a second excerpt from the interview.  The first part of the interview was … Continue reading

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