Category Archives: marriage preparation

Practicing What We Preach by Rachel Savasuk

When I first started here at Auburn University I wrote a blog about long distance relationships – I had just moved 7 hours away from my boyfriend and it was tough. In my blog I busted some typical myths and beliefs … Continue reading

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A diamond may be “forever,” but what about your marriage? by Allison Mangone

Recently you may have heard an interesting news report on the radio or television regarding a link between the cost of buying an engagement ring and the subsequent likelihood of divorce for the couple. For those of you who haven’t … Continue reading

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Your Communication Dance—The Tango or The “Jerk”?

Why is it that we focus so much on the simple “talking” aspect of our relationships?  From Oprah to Grey’s Anatomy to all the abundance of advice we receive from parents, friends, counselors, pastors—how we communicate with each other receives … Continue reading

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Roberta’s Rants & Raves Re Relationships

Roberta’s Rants and Raves Re Relationships Our local newspaper does what local papers are supposed to do.  It covers community news with an emphasis on high school and college sports and features local newsmakers, civic group events and school children. … Continue reading

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You Complete… You

Who can forget Tom Cruise’s famous line from Jerry Maguire: “You complete me.” It’s the kind of line that undoubtedly stirs many to fantasize about a love so intense and consuming that you can’t imagine how you ever lived without … Continue reading

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