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Marriage

Focus on the Family - a marriage resource providing sound help and advice to couples. Topics include intimacy, expectations, dating, finances, challenges, communication, and hope.

The Inner Lives Of Husbands

“I’ve been married 30 years, and I can’t believe I never knew this before!”

I’ve lost count of how many times a woman has said something like this after I’ve given a talk. When I interviewed more than 1,500 men for a book on the inner lives of husbands, I realized how many misconceptions women have about men – and how often those perceptions affect our relationships. Do you want to see you man with new eyes? Consider just a few of these findings.

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Men in Mid-Life Crisis I

You know, it's always been interesting for me to observe the "herd" instinct in teenagers around the world.

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Parenting

Focus on the Family - a parenting resource providing sound help and advice to parents. Topics include discipline, family relationships, sexuality, emotions, roles, challenges, fun and safety.

Daddy At Work

So how does a dad tie his two worlds together? I thought back to my grandfathers, farmers in Lancaster County, Pa. They never had to choose between worker and father. Their place of work was their home. They did not sit in freeway traffic between the two. And their children were, in every sense, their employees as well as their offspring.

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A Father's P.R. Agent: Mom

In the typical American family today, is Dad thought of as a hero or a bum? Believe it or not, the answer may depend on what Mom thinks.

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Youth

Focus on the Family - a youth resource providing sound help and advice to teenagers. Topics include respect, media, boundaries, consequences and relationships.

Dealing With Negative Peer Pressure

A Case Study On Peer Pressure

Why is social pressure so great during adolescence?

A team of doctors decided to conduct an experiment to study the ways in which group pressure influences young people. To accomplish this, they invited 10 teenagers into a room and told them they were going to evaluate their "perception" to learn how well each student could "see" the front of the room from where he sat.

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The Pressure to Conform

You know, it's always been interesting for me to observe the "herd" instinct in teenagers around the world.

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