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A new state marriage law prohibiting children under the age of 17 from marrying in Ohio took effect Monday.

Gov. Kasich Could Raise Ohio's Minimum Marriage Age To 18

Dec 31, 2018
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Gov. John Kasich is poised to raise Ohio’s minimum marrying age by signing into law a bipartisan bill passed by the General Assembly last week.

The Evolution of Divorce

Jun 14, 2018
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Nearly half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. The resulting stress and uncertainty can take an emotional toll on the entire family. Changes in divorce law that no longer require fault to be established have further lead to the increase in divorces.

Today, we discuss the emotional and psychological impacts of divorce a well as how divorce has changed throughout the years.

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Transgender children wake up everyday in a body they are uncomfortable in. They spend their days acting as someone they do not feel they are. This translates into transgender children leading a double life in an attempt to make themselves and those around them happy.

Join us today as we discuss the everyday lives of transgender children, millenials and their views on marriage and the research on the impacts of marijuana on developing minds.

In the rough-hewn parlor of a creaky, 19th-century farmhouse in Brentwood, 13 people are sitting in a pair of concentric circles.

Six "reds" — or conservatives — are in the middle.

Around them on the outside, sit seven "blues" — or liberals.

"Don't look at them. Don't talk to them. We'll just talk among ourselves," commands Bill Doherty, a family therapist who teaches at the University of Minnesota. "Those of you who are in the blue group, your job is to listen and learn something here."

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A study published by two Ohio State professors found that rural coal families were less likely than those in metropolitan areas to divorce during years when the coal industry was losing jobs.

The Modern Marriage

Sep 18, 2017

A look at love, relationships and marriage in the digital age. How have apps like Tinder, online dating services and the economy influenced the marriage outlook? We'll also discuss the science behind finding the perfect person and strategies that can improve your marriage. 

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One of the most liberal state lawmakers in Ohio is teaming up with one of the most conservative on a bill to do away with a marriage tax penalty. 

Child marriage isn't just a practice that victimizes girls in poor countries. As this blog has previously reported, it's also long been an issue in the United States, involving girls from a wide range of backgrounds. Based on state marriage license data and other sources, advocacy groups and experts estimate that between 2000 and 2015 alone, well over 200,000 children — nearly all of them girls — were married. In nearly all cases the husband was an adult.

The Evolution of Marriage

Aug 10, 2017
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The declining marriage rates in the United States have caused some to question whether or not marriage will become extinct in the future. A recent study shows that emerging adults developed a nuanced way of thinking about marriage which has complicated their journey to reach the end of the aisle. 

Coming up, we're talking about how marriage in America has evolved over time. 

The Evolution of Marriage

Jul 20, 2017
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The declining marriage rates in the United States have caused some to question whether or not marriage will become extinct in the future. A recent study shows that emerging adults developed a nuanced way of thinking about marriage which has complicated their journey to reach the end of the aisle. 

Coming up, we're talking about how marriage in America has evolved over time. 

Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

Jan 1, 2016
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Divorce can be a tiresome, ugly battle over finances and custody. It doesn't have to be. Some couples are choosing to save money and heartache through "collaborative divorce", where attorneys and couples meet as a team to plan the best future apart.

ADHD and Relationships

Sep 30, 2015
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Marriage takes hard work, and even more work when one or both partners has ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In fact, those with ADHD are twice as likely to undergo a divorce.  However, there are coping strategies for both partners to help deal with the added stressors associated with ADHD.

ADHD and Relationships

Aug 17, 2015
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Marriage takes hard work, and even more work when one or both partners has ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In fact, those with ADHD are twice as likely to undergo a divorce.  However, there are coping strategies for both partners to help deal with the added stressors associated with ADHD.

Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

Aug 7, 2015
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Divorce can be a tiresome, ugly battle over finances and custody. It doesn't have to be. Some couples are choosing to save money and heartache through "collaborative divorce", where attorneys and couples meet as a team to plan the best future apart.

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