How One Military Couple Beat the Odds

Marriage Dynamics Institute Marriage Health, Uncategorized

All married couples face challenges and for those with one spouse (or both) in the military, those hurdles can seem insurmountable at times. Deborah Timson, Marriage Dynamics Institute’s executive director, understands this very well. Her husband is Bill Timson, who served for 9 1/2 years in the Marine Corps. Here’s their story: The Early Years Bill and Deborah met in …

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How Well Do You Know Your Spouse?

Matt Communication, Marriage Health

Whatever else you may know, be sure you know your spouse…. While more people than ever are earning bachelor’s degrees, the U.S Census Bureau reports only about two percent of the American population holds an earned doctorate. That’s a pretty small number of people who are either dedicated or crazy enough to jump through all of the hoops required and …

4 Reasons Your Church Needs a Marriage Ministry

Four Reasons Why Your Church Needs a Marriage Ministry

Marriage Dynamics Institute Marriage Courses, Marriage Health, Uncategorized

There is a temptation to lump religious people into the same category as non-religious when it comes to predicting the success rate of marriage. Many have promoted the idea that the divorce rate among the two groups is nearly the same. Furthermore, speculation that non-religious couples are more likely to cohabitate rather than get married has caused some to skew the …