The Emotionally Distant Marriage–Can Catholics Accept It?

New research shows that a "happy marriage" depends less on whether a couple is actually close and more on whether the couple is as close as they care to be.I often run into this with the couples I counsel.  One spouse wants more emotional/spiritual/psychological intimacy and the other is fine with the way things are.  They then challenge me to tell them who is right, while simultaneously asserting that no one has the right to tell them how they should live their marriage.  This is where Ca … [Read more...]

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Faith on the Couch–Already Courting Controversy

Over at our More2Life Radio facebook page, a correspondent has issues with this whole enterprise of mixing faith and psychology.He writes, "Not sure why one would take our faith and enter a belief system that does not accept the tenets of the faith - the mental health profession.This seems extremely dangerous. A system that is based on the belief that man is solely a biological entity; based on the belief that thoughts and emotions are the product of brain chemicals; based on a denial of the … [Read more...]

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