Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Grant-Writing Training Webinar related to this CMI Fund Grant Opportunity

Friday, Feb 11: 1 to 2pm CT

2. Why people aren't as picky in love as they think

3. Call for Articles
Spring 2022: Relationship Education

4. The Common Dating Strategy That’s Totally Wrong

 Arthur C. Brooks


Celebrate 2022 National Marriage Week,


World Marriage Day

by sharing with couples in your community

a free online enrichment program.

The Virtues

PRUDENCE - the Habit of Making Wise Choices
JUSTICE - the Source of Harmony and Peace in our home
COURAGE - the Strength to Live our Vocation


the virtue of self-control and moderation

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6. Judith Sargent Murray’s On the Equality of the Sexes (1790)

7. Knights Do That: Relationship Advice from an Expert

Sejal Barden, associate professor of counselor education and executive director of UCF’s Marriage and Family Research Institute


Breanna Terry

9. Webinar Replay: Supporting Families: Community Forum on Findings from the 2015 Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Grants

10. Expectant fathers influence child development prenatally and services need to respond accordingly

Child & Family Blog Editor

11. 'Family Foundations' parenting program helps families weather the pandemic

Sara P. Brennen

12. Better together: New program fosters ‘Strong Couples’ on the farm

PHYLLIS COULTER Illinois Farmer Today

13. States Where Marriage and Divorce Are Declining

by Nick VinZant 

Hope you are feeling better!