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February 17, 2017

Duval County Divorce Rate Drops by 17.6%

In 2016 a group of philanthropists launched a pilot program through Live the Life in Jacksonville, FL.  They invested approximately $1.00 per year per person, or just over $900,000 for 913,010 people in Duval County. The results of the first year of this project have been nothing less than STUNNING!!  […]
January 26, 2017

Emotionally Intelligent Husbands are Key to a Lasting Marriage

Emotionally Intelligent Husbands are Key to a Lasting Marriage Kyle Benson October 7, 2016 4 min read In a long-term study of 130 newlywed couples, Dr. John Gottman discovered that men who allow their wives to influence them have happier marriages and are less likely to divorce. This critical skill […]
September 9, 2016

Married-parent families predict graduation rates: Strengthen one, improve the other

    Florida struggles with a middling reputation when it comes to educational outcomes. Its eighth-grade math and reading scores are slightly below average, according to the U.S. Department of Education. The state’s graduation rate — with almost 78 percent of students graduating from high school — also falls below […]
June 15, 2016

America’s Safest City

By Mike McManus   On Sunday The New York Times published a front page story on a weekend of crime in Chicago with 64 people shot, six of whom died. With in-depth reporting on four inside pages, the Times said “It is a level of violence that has become the terrifying norm, particularly in […]
April 11, 2016

Why doesn’t living together before marriage decrease the risk of divorce?

By Scott Stanley, Ph.D.   For decades, people have believed that living together should increase their odds of doing well in marriage. The core of this idea is that cohabiting would provide a test of a relationship. This seems logical but, mysteriously, decades of research do not show this benefit. […]
September 9, 2015

The Power of Play and Networking for Adults

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August 31, 2015

Our Marriage Story

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July 15, 2015

Holding A Mirror To Our Marriages

Holding A Mirror To Our Marriages Recently a prominent church leader once again has had to resign due to infidelity. On June 21, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Pastor Tullian Tchividjian admitted to moral failure, acknowledging his actions disqualify him from continuing to serve as senior pastor or preach from the pulpit, […]