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Incompatible Expectations

I wasn’t expecting that! We’ve explored how our formation in our family of origin continues to play out throughout our marriages. There are typically three ways in which our formation can pose challenges for us and today we explore the first of these: incompatible expectations. Growing up, Francine’s father was a retail pharmacist, with her mother working full-time raising the family and volunteering in the school and parish community. It was ...

By |2023-07-01T16:12:29+10:00June 28th, 2023|LOVE & MARRIAGE|0 Comments
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The ‘Marriage Before Carriage’ Dads Matter Revolution

Welcome to the marriage before carriage dads matter revolution! This was the brilliant bottom line in a series of posts written by Delano Squires this week. Marking USA’s Father’s Day, the dad of four and Heritage Foundation Fellow declared, “There’s no greater vocation than being a dad.” Dependency, power, plunder, and control are reasons why they don’t want men to be men. “There are a lot of people who want men ...

By |2023-06-22T09:11:30+10:00June 22nd, 2023|NEW DADS, Children, Dads, FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, FAMILIES, MANHOOD|0 Comments
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