A recent survey by Deseret News and Marist Poll found that only 21% of young adults report going to church once or twice a month. Research suggests that religious faith originates in the home, and fathers play a major role in whether it lasts. Find out the societal and generational implications a father’s religious influence is diminished or removed.
How do you define happiness, and why is it important for us to think about? Check out this conversation between Brad Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project and Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, and professor Arthur Brooks from Harvard University to learn more about the four happiness habits.
After marriage, it is often seen that men, and especially women, start gaining weight. On average, married women gain 24 pounds in the first five years of marriage. In a study of 43 couples, researchers found a connection between marital stress and making poor food choices. Learn the science behind why marriages may be the cause behind packing on those extra pounds.
We’re told that Millennials are “lonely, burned out, and depressed.” When we consider our generation’s childlessness and the growing popularity of early sterilization among younger generations, we must ask ourselves whether it is a cause or a symptom of our hopelessness.
Do we need marriage? Are the poor leading the way by abandoning it? Are the rich hanging on to marriage as some kind of status symbol? Is marriage permanently dented or is it just going through a bad patch? Read more on how to guide couples considering marriage here.
Entering fatherhood for the first time represents a major milestone in a man’s life. Although fatherhood invokes fear into the hearts of young men, particularly during the initial phase, the benefits of fatherhood itself are great and underreported. Learn more about how to encourage men on their fatherhood journey.