Fwd: Now mid-event week--Look what's happening


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From: National Marriage Week USA <sheila@nationalmarriageweekusa.org>
Date: Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 11:32 AM
Subject: Now mid-event week--Look what's happening
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NATIONAL MARRIAGE WEEK USA (Feb. 7-14)

We're smack in the middle of National Marriage Week USA.

Look at what is already happening this week!

FOX NEWS Video:
National TV interview on "Fox and Friends" with Sheila Weber

http://video.foxnews.com/v/4037682306001/how-marriage-helps-your-finances-health-happiness

Superb "Wall Street Journal" article today, Feb. 10th.
How to be a great friend to someone with marital problems. Advice from Dr. Bill Doherty's forthcoming Marital First Responders training.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/be-there-for-a-friends-relationship-crisis-but-dont-give-advice-1423504783

"NY POST " column today:
"How Shacking Up Leads to Divorce," Dr. Scott Stanley's research on Sliding versus Deciding.
http://nypost.com/2015/02/09/how-shacking-up-leads-to-divorce

The Huffington Post. For Marriage Week:,
What are the Biggest Issues in a Marriage and How Can You Fix It?
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/02/06/marraige-week-marriage-advice-problems_n_6628566.html

FamilyLife Radio is having a National Marriage Week Series this week.
Discussion guide here:
https://donate.familylife.com/o/february-2015/marriage/pdf/MinglingSouls.pdf

Jewish Lessons on Love for National Marriage Week:
http://www.jewishnews.co.uk/opinion-jewish-lessons-love-national-marriage-week

USCCB Bishop's Letter to all Catholic Bishops and Parishes:
* A letter from Bishop Malone encouraging participation in National Marriage Week
* A bulletin insert
* Homily helps for priests and deacons
All 3 resources at http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/marriage-and-family/national-marriage-week-2015.cfm

National Marriage Week in feature article of The Christian Post:
http://m.christianpost.com/news/christians-celebrate-marriage-as-sign-of-hope-and-joy-in-our-culture-for-fifth-annual-national-marriage-week-133722

Attend a Virtual Retreat with Pope Francis for National Marriage Week: Keeping Love Alive:
http://www.archspm.org/archspm_news/national-marriage-week-virtual-retreat-pope-francis-keeping-love-alive

Premiere of Bermuda issues proclamation in support of National Marriage Week:
http://mobile.royalgazette.com/article/20150206/NEWS/150209802&template=mobileart

PLEASE BE SURE TO POST FOR FREE ANY MARRIAGE CLASS YOU HOST on the ONLY National Marriage Calendar that exists for everyone!
http://www.nationalmarriageweekusa.org/submitanevent/form/3-submit-an-event

Happy National Marriage Week everyone!

Sheila Weber
Executive Director, National Marriage Week USA (Feb. 7-14)
 


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From: Elizabeth Van Acker <e.vanacker@griffith.edu.au>
Date: Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: Greetings from LA
To: Bill Coffin <billcoffin68@gmail.com>


Hi Bill
I've enclosed a blog I wrote a few days ago about this issue. Please distribute it as you see fit.
Thanks
Liz


Dr Liz van Acker
School of Government and International Relations
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Fwd: Count Down to NARME Leadership Summit!/Men want to be more than just breadwinners


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Date: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Subject: Count Down to NARME Leadership Summit!/Men want to be more than just breadwinners
To: billcoffin68@gmail.com



In This Issue
What's the Real Story on Marriage and Family Trends? Here Are 11 Findings

What's the story on American marriages and families from 2014? Here is a list of just some of the findings. Read More 

Couple Relationship Strengthening and Parenting = Benefits for Children

Governments around the world may soon abandon what could prove to be a powerful tool for stabilizing family life and supporting children. They may be persuaded by critics who have concluded that group support for couples, known more generally as Couple Relationship Education (CRE), is largely a waste of public money that offers few benefits.  Read More

Teens' Brains are Not Fully Wired But Plenty Capable of Self-Control

True or false: Adolescents' brains aren't wired for responsible behavior until they're well into their 20s, so parents and teachers should give them a free pass. False. Read More 

Count Down to NARME Leadership Summit! 

We have been hard at work with plans and preparation. As we shared with you earlier, the goal of the Summit is to provide you with opportunities to learn:

  • new insights
  • fresh perspectives,
  • proven best practices, and
  • groundbreaking research

to help us all refresh, renew, revitalize, refocus and re-envision our efforts to help people build strong families.

 

We are pleased to begin announcing our speaker line up: 

 

Carol Redding 

"The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

on Adult Wellbeing"

As an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study Fellow with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Redding's highly interactive, light-hearted and frank presentation will combine her personal experience, her knowledge of The ACE Study and related scientific research to help those of us in the helping profession build resilience in children and adults.

 

Steve Corbett

"Is Free Good?"

Author of When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without hurting the Poor and Yourself, and Assistant Professor of Community Development at Covenant College where he also serves as a Community Development Specialist for the Chalmers Center, Corbett will provide an eye-opening lesson on alleviating poverty.

 

Charles Kenny 

"What Working Class Millennial Couples 

Believe about Marriage"

Author of The Right Brain Way, Kenny and his team have spent thousands of hours interviewing working class millennial couples about relationships and marriage. Kenny will share the findings of his research and discuss how this impacts those seeking to serve the working class.


 Click Here to Learn More About The 5th Annual NARME Leadership Summit

 

 

Baumgardner: Men Want to be More than Just Breadwinners
Most CEOs know that a satisfied workforce means higher productivity. They also know that it is better and less costly to keep current employees than to deal with such turnover issues as finding new people and training them. However, many employees, both men and women, find themselves conflicted when it comes to the number of hours they spend at work versus family. Read More
Harnessing Dad Power

If you want your children to behave better, improve their performance at school and be more likely to steer clear of drugs and crime, harness dad power.

Studies show that positively involved fathers can have a huge impact on their children in all sorts of ways, and that's why the Fatherhood Institute has launched a new campaign, Bringing Fathers In, to drive home the dad power message to organizations that deal with families, including midwives, health visitors and social services. Read More 

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Fwd: Weekend to Remember- Last Chance for BOGO!


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Subject: Weekend to Remember- Last Chance for BOGO!
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Fwd: Upcoming Mastering the Mysteries of Love Workshops for Couples


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Date: Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 10:01 AM
Subject: Upcoming Mastering the Mysteries of Love Workshops for Couples
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Please come, or pass this along to others!

Also, please send this out to any list serves you may be on.

Mastering the Mysteries of Love

Weekend Workshops for Couples

The National Institute of Relationship Enhancement® is offering the Mastering the Mysteries of Love version of the Relationship Enhancement® Program for couples in addition to the classic version of the RE Program.

Upcoming dates:

  • February 7-8, 2015 - Mastering the Mysteries of Love, with Rob Scuka, Ph.D.
  • May 2-3, 2015 - Mastering the Mysteries of Love, with Carrie Hansen, LCSW-C
  • July 18-19, 2015 - Mastering the Mysteries of Love, with Carrie Hansen, LCSW-C

All workshops are held in Bethesda, MD.

Cost is $450 per couple.

Further information can be found at www.nire.org.

Research: The RE Program and Mastering the Mysteries of Love is backed by 35 years of empirical research validating its effectiveness. In addition, an award-winning meta-analytic study involving thousands of couples and over a dozen approaches, demonstrated that RE clients showed far more powerful improvement effects than clients in any of the other interventions for couples or families with which it was compared.

Description: Couples spend two days learning 10 practical skills that deepen connection and empower them to resolve current and future problems on their own.

The skills you and your partner learn will help you:

  • establish a constructive, cooperative atmosphere for resolving difficult relationship issues
  • foster increased openness and trust
  • reduce defensiveness, anger and withdrawal
  • express your deepest feelings, concerns and desires openly, honestly and safely
  • nurture deepened caring and compassion
  • increase love and affection
  • create solutions to conflicts at their deepest levels
  • successfully implement agreed-to solutions and behavioral changes

The weekend program usually numbers between 4-10 couples in order to maintain a more intimate atmosphere. It also features significant time for private couples' exercises and dialogues, which part of the time are facilitated by trained coaches.

The program is non-residential and meets on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Information on discounted hotel room rates for those visiting from out of town are available upon registration. Snacks and beverages are provided; participants have lunch on their own.

For further information, please call NIRE at 301-680-8977 or send an email to: niremd@nire.org

To Register, you have three options.

1. You may register on-line at www.nire.org

2. You may register by fax. Registrations by fax should be faxed to 502-226-7088 and must be accompanied by a credit card number. Please write your name exactly as it appears on the credit card, the expiration date and your signature. Also provide the address associated with the credit card number, a cell phone number by which you can be reached, and the dates for which you are registering.

3. You may register by mail. If you register by mail, please include your name, address, home and cell phone numbers, and the dates for which you are registering.

Payment may be made either by check or credit card. 

If paying by credit card, please provide a credit card number. Please write your name exactly as it appears on the credit card, the expiration date and your signature. Also provide the address associated with the credit card number.

Registrations by mail should be mailed to:

NIRE
4400 East-West Highway #24
Bethesda, MD 20814

Please note: It is not safe to send credit card information via email.



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