You MAKE Me So Angry: How Do I Acquire the Spirit of Peace? [Roads from Emmaus]
Fr. Andrew Damick writes a fascinating post on Family Systems Theory and Orthodoxy.
How to Stop Sexualizing Everything [The Federalist]
Passionate friendship may be the antidote to a culture drowning in sexualization.
My 89-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me How To Be Single [Thought Catalog]
On reasons not to get married.
The power of lonely [Boston Globe]
On things that are best done in solitude.
I Changed My Mind: Why I Decided Not to Get Married [Urban Romance Online]
Deciding you don’t want to spend the rest of your life with your fiancé, after all.
Praise, validation, and encouragement [Book of Jubilation]
There’s a valuable core behind self-criticism—it points to a need for wholeness.
My husband read to me while I was sick. It changed our marriage. [WaPo]
The powerful influence of reading aloud—on the story and the relationship.
How to get married without losing friends or alienating people [WaPo]
It’s engagement season, y’all.
To Be Of Use [Marge Piercy]
A poem for the new year.