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  • Why You Might Click on a Profile

    Forty-four sixty-seven. Forty-four sixty-seven. Forty-four sixty-seven. That was my mantra as I frantically searched my purse, praying I would discover the additional $4.67 I needed to pay for my groceries, but knew I did not have. Customers in line behind me sighed and rolled their eyes. Despite this, I...

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  • Glamour Magazine’s Survey on Men’s Desires

    Did you know that 92% of men wish that you would stop wearing a one-piece bathing suit? At least this is what the latest survey conducted by Glamour Magazine reported. More than a thousand men participated in the survey, and the conclusion was that women should not wear a one-piece...

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  • Perfect Beach Picnic: Chocolate, Wine & A Proposal

    Jaci’s view of online dating quickly changed for the better, and not just because she liked the safety features put in place by CatholicMatch. An even bigger reason was that a Navy sailor, soon to be stationed in Pensacola, contacted her in that first month.

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  • A Look at Love & Suffering in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

    Sometimes, in our culture, people choose to avoid relationships out of fear of rejection or pain. One newly released movie, The Fault in Our Stars, an adaptation of the book by John Green, poignantly reminds us that the joy and love that people bring us is well worth the pain....

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  • Your Marriage Never Existed?

    Since my divorce, I’d been on a few dates, nothing serious, just slowly reacquainting myself with the company of a woman over dinner or drinks, like easing back into warm water. Dating again was invigorating, and scary. But I needed the companionship. And I knew that eventually I’d want...

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  • 9 Signs of a Dysfunctional Relationship

    Although my degree is in English Literature, I spent a year majoring in Interpersonal Communications. It was then that I was introduced to the work of one of the top researchers in marriage and relationship health, Dr. John M. Gottman. Through out my post college years, I have kept...

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  • CatholicMatch Brings Members Together Through Geography and Interests

    I walked into the chapel at the local Catholic college. The chapel lights were dimmed, but the altar was illuminated with candles. I was surrounded by Catholics my age as we all knelt in Eucharistic adoration. We prayed evening prayer together and then after the holy hour we gathered in the basement to...

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  • Marriage, Sex, and Babies

    There are several articles here on the CatholicMatch Institute that urge singles, widowed, and annulled Catholics to wait until marriage for sex. Most focus on either the negative aspects of premarital sex, or focus on the value of sex for spousal union/bond. I agree with all those perspectives, but on this...

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  • Michael Proposed With A Video

    There was one problem—Laura wasn’t at the same place, at least not yet, and she was still thinking about meeting a lot of guys and going on a lot of dates. A few weeks later, Michael “ruined” Laura’s plans by asking her not to see anyone else. She had…

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  • Pope Francis Gives Message to Fathers

      On the feast of St. Joseph, Pope Francis gave a message to fathers. He encouraged fathers to look to St. Joseph as their model. Pope Francis thanked fathers saying: “Be close to your children, they need you. Just as St. Joseph was close to Jesus in his physical, psychological and...

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