From the Family Foundations archives ****  There’s a lot of confusion about what separates happy couples from unhappy couples. For instance, you might be surprised to know that happy couples argue about as often as unhappy couples and are about as good at solving problems! The real difference between marriage masters and marriage disasters is that happy…

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From the Family Foundations archives **** Whether it’s years of marriage or distractions from the kids, couples often report fading spousal intimacy over time. The longer they’re married, it seems, the less connected they feel. Here are 9 time-tested tips that may not seem romantic, but ultimately encourage the kind of TLC that allows authentic intimacy to…

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An excerpt from Marilyn M. Shannon’s book, Fertility, Cycles & Nutrition. **** At some point after giving birth, often before the baby is six months old, a small percentage of women experience thyroid problems. About one to four months after the birth, some new mothers (approximately 4 percent) develop an overactive thyroid gland. They may…

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There is quite a fascination with apps that connect people to meet based on a quick picture and a swipe left or right (yes, we’re talking about those dating apps like Tinder and Bumble). Make no mistake: We don’t condone the hook-up culture often associated with these apps, but it’s not an entirely bad way…

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From the Family Foundations archives **** Starting out with NFP can be difficult, especially if you do not have a lot of support around you. In that spirit, we share this collection of letters we received in response to a letter once published in CCL’s magazine from one such couple who felt alone.   I…

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