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Shacking Up
04/03/2013
First Love, Young Love I met my first love working at a fast food restaurant just after high school. She was caring and a hard worker like me. She was very beautiful and had eyes that smiled all the time. More >>

Tags: DatingFamily/Relationships - TeensRelationshipsShacking UpShacking-UpTeens
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01/22/2013
Doing Things the Proper Way ...When the middle one graduated from college and got a job she announced she was going to move in with her boyfriend. All her friends were doing it and they wanted to save money to get married. More >>

Tags: CommitmentMarriageMorals/Ethics/ValuesRead On-AirShacking UpShacking-UpTraditional valuesWedding
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10/17/2012
Shacking Up Does Not Lead to a Stronger Marriage Remember this little ditty?: 'First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage.' Nowadays, this rarely happens. For a lot of adults it's, 'First comes love (maybe), then comes 'shacking up,' then comes a heartbreaking split involving children'... More >>

Tags: DatingFamily/Relationships - FamilyLiving togetherMarriageParentingPremarital CounselingRelationshipsRelativesShacking Up
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08/03/2012
Consequences to Life Decisions My husband and I have 3 grown sons. We made it perfectly clear we didn't approve of 'living together,' or as you call it, 'shacking up.' More >>

Tags: DatingLiving togetherMorals, Ethics, ValuesRead On-AirRelationshipsShacking UpShacking-Up
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07/12/2012
No Commitment When Shacking Up I can't believe 'The New York Times,' with its hugely liberal perspective, actually published an article on the downside of shack-ups. I was stunned. The article gives some stats that are simply mind-boggling... More >>

Tags: AbuseCommitmentDatingLiving togetherMarriageShacking Up
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06/26/2012
Shacking-up With Boyfriends My marriage of 11 years ended violently in November 2011. He left me with a traumatic brain injury and strangle marks on my neck. I'm now a single mom of 3 sons. I had always been a housewife/full time mom, so I was stressed about getting a job. More >>

Tags: AbuseBad relationshipsDatingMarriageMotherhood-FatherhoodMotheringParentingRelationshipsResponse to a CallShacking UpShacking-UpValues
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05/04/2012
Benefits of Marriage I am 27 and live in Los Angeles. Many of the people who I encounter that are my age say they don't believe in marriage, or they are indifferent about marriage. More >>

Tags: DatingMarriageRaising Boys to MenReal manRelationshipsShacking UpShacking-UpValues
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04/30/2012
A Father's Role in a Child's Life I am sitting here reflecting on my morning spent at a funeral for a friend's husband, killed tragically in a motorcycle accident this past weekend (no helmet). Ten years ago this man walked out on this wife and four kids (three who had special needs) as he ''couldn't take it anymore." More >>

Tags: ChildrenFatherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirShacking UpShacking-up
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02/14/2012
Baby Shower for 'Shack-Up' Honey All husbands seem to have a "Honey-Do" list and this wife thought she'd help her husband out with his. But I think if she's going to help him she should considering "doing" something else... More >>

Tags: Character, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceChildrenMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingShacking UpShacking-UpSocial IssuesValues
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02/14/2012
Baby Shower for 'Shack-Up' Honey ..."Recently, my husband's best friend knocked up his 'shack-up honey' after dating her for three months. This is his first child, her third and all her kids have different dads. A few people are throwing a baby shower for the girlfriend. " More >>

Tags: Character, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceChildrenMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingShacking UpShacking-UpSocial IssuesValues
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