Reaping the “Benefits”

(by Peggy) On October 13th I attended a debate about same-sex marriage between Maggie Gallagher and Dale Carpenter. For me, the debate simply perpetuated my lack of understanding about what exactly people in same-sex relationships want from legalizing same-sex marriages. … Continue reading →

“Would You Disown Him?”

(by Bill) During a recent Republican debate, New Hampshire father JP Marzullo mentioned that he has a gay son. Mr. Marzullo called on fellow Republicans to consider one question when deciding whether to overturn New Hampshire’s marriage equality law: “If … Continue reading →

The Social Justice and Marriage Connection

(by Jessica) The argument goes that the Catholic Church is riddled with sexism. Her teachings on sexuality and supposed “attitudes” toward women are sexist and patriarchal, right? But in fact, social data increasingly shows that diverging from Church teaching on … Continue reading →

Want a Divorce? Why Not Wait?

(by Dave) Some time ago I was listening to a popular radio show host talking about marriage and divorce.  A caller challenged the host with the idea that maybe more people should really just work out their problems instead of … Continue reading →

We Need Two to Be One

(by Emily) It’s often the case that we don’t notice something until it’s missing from our lives. Sometimes what’s missing is me, mom. A few days after each of our children were born; the inevitable and painful era of postpartum … Continue reading →