Candidates for Friday Five

1. Reducing the marriage tax penalty for low-income families

Angela Rachidi and Peyton Roth | AEIdeas

2. A Shift in American Family Values Is Fueling Estrangement


3. Census Bureau Releases New Estimates on America’s Families and Living Arrangements

4. Toolkit for Supporting Young Families Through Human Services

5. Healthy relationship education training will be virtual in February in Iowa

Farm Forum

6. Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Research and Evaluation

ACF Research and Evaluation Agenda

7. Spouses: Help researchers delve into long-term effects of military life

Karen Jowers

8. Conflict between divorced parents can lead to mental health problems in children


10. Getting Along With Your Spouse's Siblings and Their Spouses

by Barry J. Jacobs and Julia L. Mayer


 The Psychology Behind Sibling Rivalry

Jessica Grose

11. Explaining The Magic 5:1 Ratio Rule For Parents


12. What 2020 has taught us about marriage

Mitchell Qualls  


Investigating the status of marital burnout and related factors in married women referred to health centers

Mahbobeh Nejatian, Ali Alami, Vahideh Momeniyan, Ali Delshad Noghabi & Alireza Jafari

BMC Women's Health

13. Promise Keepers Offers Free Online “Marriage Summit” Helping Guys Build Strong Marriages In Stressful Times

Richard Hunt

'Marriage: A Story of Love in 28 Parts' has long-time couples rolling

Annie Reneau

Till next week...


Re: Candidates for Friday Five

Candidates for Friday Five

1. Get married for the sake of the children

2. CoupleTalk is LIVE in January!

3. Behavioral Health Prevention Training Modules for the Classroom

January 12, 2021, 2–3 PM Eastern


4. Romantic relationships remained surprisingly stable during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic

5. Navigate the complex field of social and emotional learning

Melissa S. Kearney and Phillip B. Levine  

7. Hygiene, communication matter more than common interests in relationships, survey shows

Chris Melore

8. How Introvert-Extrovert Couples Can Make it Work (without Losing Their Minds) During Covid Quarantine

L’Oreal Thompson Payton   

9. Utah divorce decline mirrors national trend

Written by Charlie Schill

10. COVID-19 to worsen S. Korea’s falling birthrate, marriage rate

11. ACF Research and Evaluation Agenda

HAPPY NEW YEAR to ALL !  Hope it's a safe and healthy one.


Candidates for Friday Five

1. How to help kids build resilience amid COVID-19 chaos  

Laura Santhanam  

2. A positive relationship between parents can protect children from the negative effects of paternal depression



Compassionate parenting is likely to lead to more generous kids

3. Videos from Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS)


4. The power of validation in helping people stay positive

Emily Caldwell, Ohio State News

5. Learned Helplessness, Criminalization, and Victimization in Vulnerable Youth

6. Monthly Networking Calls for Children's Trust and Prevention Funds and their State Systems Partners

7.Japan Embraces AI Matchmaking

Ryan Duffy

8. Case study: ‘Me, You and Baby Too’

9. How Marriage Affects Health in Older Adults

Wendy Helfenbaum 

11. New curriculum guides communities on engaging with youth

12. Navy hires special education attorneys as part of pilot program for families


13. The reality of Black men’s love lives and marriages is very different than what’s usually shown on TV – I spent years actually talking to them

Armon Perry  

Thanks and Merry Christmas to all.