Category Archives: Marriage

Gender and sensitivity: What makes a man a man? Am I a man? Yes. Technically I am.

I just started reading Elaine Aron’s The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You. She explores how the theory she developed in her earlier book, tThe Highly Sensitive Person, apply to relationships. Aron … Continue reading

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5 things we are getting right in our marriage.

Rosie and I have been married for a little over five years now. I guess that means we’re not freshmen anymore, we’re grad students in the school of married life. I still feel self-conscious giving marriage advice, but I realize … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Law: Free Will and Natural Law in the Living Room

I can choose freely to eat ice-cream at night right before bed. And I do. But I can’t freely choose to have a good night’s sleep. That only follows from doing things that lead naturally to a good night’s sleep. … Continue reading

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Splat! That wasn’t what I expected at all

When we approach any life-changing event, we always try to prepare for “what to expect.” We read books. We ask experts. We go to seminars and workshops. We watch sitcoms about parenting. We listen to songs about loss. We read … Continue reading

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Better Than Sex?

Better Than Sex? On pain and longing and true love Frank Sheed once said of critics of Humanae Vitae that they viewed the sex act as “love’s highest expression. The ruling purpose in their own intercourse seemed to be the … Continue reading

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