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CBN News: Millennials and The Good News About Marriage

A big question many Millennials are asking is, "Should I have hope for marriage?" There are so many depressing statistics about divorce circulating, sometimes even from the pulpit, that the generation often questions if a happy marriage is even possible. Best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn says divorce isn’t the greatest threat to marriage. Discouragement is. Read more.

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Divorce Shocker: Most Marriages Do Make It

Christianity Today Article by Paul Strand
Most people believe only half of U.S. marriages make it. But a leading researcher is announcing the true divorce rate is much lower and always has been. Shaunti Feldhahn received her research training at Harvard. Video interview with Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn.

Divorce Shocker: Most Marriages Do Make It.

Catalyst Article: Everything We Think We Know About Marriage and Divorce is Wrong

Have you ever quoted the facts about the 50% divorce rate? Yeah? So have I.

Have you ever lamented the fact that the divorce rate was the same in the church? Or that most marriages are just hanging in there, not vibrant and happy? Have you seen or shared the sobering statistic that most second marriages don’t make it? Or talked about marriage being hard?

Perhaps like you, I have said every one of those things …

I ALSO HAD NO IDEA THAT EVERY ONE OF THE STATISTICS I WAS QUOTING – STATISTICS THAT FIT BOTH WITH CONVENTIONAL WISDOM AND WHAT I SAW REPORTED IN THE MEDIA – WERE NOWHERE CLOSE TO TRUE!

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Julie Slattery Interviews Shaunti Feldhahn on Women in the Workplace

Shaunti Feldhahn, (For Women Only, The Surprising Secrets of a Highly Happy Marriage, For Women Only: In the Workplace) uncovers the reasons behind male/female conflict for those who work outside of the home. Joining the conversation is “Kathy” (a Human Resources Manager of a large ministry) and together they share how to understand, coordinate efforts, and succeed when working closely with the opposite sex.

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Could the Way We Think About Divorce Be All Wrong?

A Huffington Post article sorting myth from reality about marriage, featuring The Good News About Marriage.

It’s easy to understand why no one likes to talk about divorce. It’s an emotionally charged word that begets resentment, grief, and memories of heartbreak. It’s such an affected word that nearly anyone – single, married, or divorced – could understand why a divorcée would say, "I never want to get married again!"

Heartbreak is something we can all empathize with; but as much as it pains us,

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The Good News About Marriage is Great News for Pastors

But, in Feldhahn’s revelatory book The Good News About Marriage, she debunks these myths with the backing of seven years of research. For instance:

"72% of people are still married to their first spouse."
"The rate of divorce in the church is 25 to 50 percent lower than among those who don’t attend worship services."
"Among women in second marriages, 65 percent are still married to their spouse."
If such statistics in The Good News About Marriage are true, might that be great news for pastors who can provide factual hope over accepted, depressing myth? FaithVillage interviewed Shaunti Feldhahn about the book that just might be manna for many a marriage. more ….

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The Blaze Article: Everything We’ve Been Told About Marriage and Divorce is Completely Wrong

Social researcher Shaunti Feldhahn is on a mission to debunk some of the rampant myths she says cloud perceptions about marriage and divorce.In her new book, the author tackles a number of misconceptions that she believes are damaging to the institution of marriage: that half of marriages end in divorce, that church-going couples divorce just as often as the general public and that most marriages aren’t happy. – See more at: http://www.shaunti.com/buzz-in-the-press-for-good-news/#sthash.x1wU3n3C.dpuf

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