The number one source of conflict among young couples is
The Clinton & Sibcy textbook explains that since each of us has our own share of human frailties, husbands and wives intentionally, and more often, unintentionally cause one another pain. This happens to couples with which of the following attachment styles?
Authority in Christian marriages involves
In order to become more partner focused, spouses must learn to
What percentage of all first marriages, according to Warren, endure and are truly happy?
The ________ emphasis of the past has shifted to a(n) ________ emphasis in present day.
Research shows that which of the following roles shrinks or disappears for many couples for at least 2 years following the birth of the couples’ first child?
The ________ theory conceives of mate selection as an open market in which individuals try to find the best mate they can, given what they have to offer
According to Smalley what percentage of marriages do researchers predict end in divorce due to communication problems?
Getting to know as much as possible about your potential mate is important. One of the ways to do that is:
When playing the role of the employee in resolving a conflict you must:
Research indicates that regardless of whether we agree with the way our parents handled their marriage or parenting responsibilities, when a similar situation arises in our own family…
According to the course text (Clinton & Sibcy), when we are free of the external and internal influences that cloud our true desires, we realize that we truly crave to be seen, known, understood and
When considering arguments and fights, what is most important to success and longevity in marriage?
According to the Clinton & Sibcy textbook, difficulties in marriage can arise from crowded schedules, money pressure, communication problems, and also from
The family systems perspective
What percentage of marriages reports a decline in overall marital satisfaction following the transition to parenthood?
Most marital problems can be traced back to:
The most frequent argument among couples following the transition to parenthood is:
The Fall cursed men to
The 4 horsemen of marital apocalypse include
The textbook (Clinton & Sibcy) refers to the typical pattern of hurting couples as pursue‐withdraw. Which of the following is not one thing the authors suggest must be considered in order for couples to move into a healthier relationship?
Of all children of divorce, 50% have not seen their father in the past how many months?
Negative thoughts about your spouse which erode intimacy are referred to in this video as:
The emphasis in the past was on commitment to marriage
Core ingredients of healthy marital communication includes
Shared activities that couples should learn to enjoy are
Judith Viorst refers to losses that everyone must face at different stages of life in order to grow and reach the next level of development as:
Leaving parents is as much an emotional as physical requirement.
Mothers with children at home report greater satisfaction if their husbands:
Which of the following factors makes it more difficult for couples to transition to parenthood today?
Second half couples face crises of
Genesis 2:24 is the great marital passage that instructs couples to:
A person who follows a destructive path of self‐blame or bitterness is likely to say which of the following statements?
Research by John Gottman, Ph.D. indicates that one of the main characteristics of couples who report satisfaction in their relationship is that they see each other as:
When considering how to create a comfortable child, it is important to let the child “cry it out” from time to time. Why is this important?
What percentage of persons in our society has experienced some aspect of divorce?
Which of the following are misconceptions about forgiveness?
Of all divorces that occur, what percentage occurs in the first 2 to 3 years?
Understanding one’s story from a new perspective is called
The U in LUV Talk represents:
According to the Balswick & Balswick, in the definition of power, the emphasis is placed
The V in LUV Talk represents:
The ability to see the world from another person’s perspective and have compassion and mercy is called
According to the book, four factors that help you organize your parenting style are training your child in the way of love, emotional learning sensitivity, and
Which of the following is not listed as one of the key aspects in the marriage bond?