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SIU 2015 Teaser:
Can We Join Together For the Sake of Our Children?

by Caitlin La Ruffa With election season heating up and debates already in full swing, we find ourselves asking the perennial question – how can we ensure that our children will have a hopeful future? What kinds of policies are … Continue reading »




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On the Right to Drive Mom and Dad Crazy

The following is adapted from LFN Director Caitlin La Ruffa’s remarks at the Stand for Marriage rally in Washington, D.C. on April 28th that took place outside the Supreme Court as the oral arguments for Obergefell v. Hodges were in … Continue reading »




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I Love Him Because He Loved Me First

by Christina Brown This article was originally published here at I Believe in Love. I love my husband because he first loved me. That may sound unromantic, but as I learned, it’s quite the opposite! We met through mutual friends … Continue reading »




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SIU 2014 Teaser: Haunting Questions of Religious Liberty

By Cassandra Hough As the country debates the meaning of marriage, the liberty of those who stand by man-woman marriage is being challenged.  Earlier this month we heard about the Evangelical ministers, the Knapps, who own a wedding chapel in … Continue reading »




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SIU 2014 Teaser: Marriage & Caste in America

By Caitlin La Ruffa A few years ago Kay Hymowitz observed some concerning trends about the increasing marriage divide between the “haves” and “have-nots” here in the U.S, which she chronicled in detail in her book Marriage and Caste in … Continue reading »




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Married People Need Friends Too

By Brittany Crippen My friend and I were sitting in the restaurant looking at the menu while we waited for her husband to meet us there. I was halfway through making a decision about what I wanted to eat when … Continue reading »




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The New Phobia of Fecundity

By Cassandra Hough Last week, discussion of a new phobia made waves on the social media circuit: fecundophobia. Mollie Hemmingway, writing for The Federalist, explained that “fecundophobia” is the growing fear of children and fertile women.  She sites ample evidence … Continue reading »




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"Jousting with Windmills" by Casey Gleave

Rather than finding satisfaction by saying “no”, Love and Fidelity Network students find joy in certain things that deliver it. They share truths that they have discovered by reason, science, and their own experiences. They are willing to take the heat that comes from rubbing against the cultural grain because they hope the truths they affirm will benefit this and future generations. Implicit in their speech and action is their assertion that you matter. Just as Don Quixote rode off on his Quest in the hope that Aldonza would see that she really is Dulcinea, “[They] hope to add some measure of grace to the world.”




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Marriage May Make People Happier, studies show

New study shows marriage might make people happier.




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"Marriage Associated with Better Health"

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