The family is a central part of life in the United States, and marriage remains a top
priority. Ninety-six percent of people in the United States will marry at some point in their
lifetime (Fields, 2004)....
that employed almost 4,300 people and brought in revenue of $489 million (U.S. Census
Bureau, 2009). Discussing the importance of love, Chapman (2010) stated:
Love is the most important word in the English language—and the most...
closest to Emily and I really felt like I understood her when we were out and we were
alone. We weren’t just out in public, we were hiking in the woods or something and we
felt like we could really open up to each other, but I...
Addison believed that Ethan would be there for her and was fully committed because they
planned for the future together. Talking about the future as a couple can assist the couple in
looking forward to the experiences to come.
Luke and Taryn Freeman felt like words of affirmation were important in their marriage
relationship. When Luke and Taryn tell each other how they feel about each other, their
commitment to each other is made stronger. Luke discussed...
of affirmation, such as talking and listening to one another, is also an important part of Luke and
Trevor and Julia Johnson felt that words of affirmation was important to both of them in