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What is a Secure Attachment in a Healthy Relationship?

What is a Secure Attachment in a Healthy Relationship?

Our Catholic faith teaches us that marriage is a Sacrament, meaning that there is actual grace in a Sacramental marriage.  This grace is what assists husbands and wives to live out marriage joyfully, sacrificially, and lovingly.  However, we are still Fallen creatures so even with the grace present in a Sacramental marriage we suffer from concupiscence, the propensity towards selfishness and sin, which causes us to wound each other.

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But How Can You Respect a Man When…?

In a previous article, I made the point that women need to respect men for who they are and not wait until they “earn it”.  A question posed to me in reply is a good one and worthy of consideration.  How do you respect a man who, by his own actions, or serious omissions, has lost your respect, or worse, earned your disrespect?  

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The Father’s Delight in Each of Us

The Father’s Delight in Each of Us

In the gospel’s account of the Baptism of the Lord, we hear the Father’s voice, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I delight.”  And when we look at Jesus, of course, what’s not to delight in?  He’s a chip off the old block in a way that no other son ever has been or ever will be.  What could His Father say but, “That’s My boy”? 

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