My Family Background and My Fitness for Marriage – Part 2

Coming to Terms with Dysfunctional Family Background Issues By Dr. Thomas B. Holman and Abby Viveiros Christ’s Atonement Working in Us Changes our Hearts about Bad Things that Happened in our Family Backgrounds My students and I did a large number of interviews of young single adults several different times during a 12 month period. We asked them about their current dating relationships and about their family background. Some like Amanda had family dysfunction in her family background. ...
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Neotame Happiness

The bottle in the picture above contains Neotame.  This is the sweetest substance known to man.  It’s about 10,000 times sweeter than sugar.  It’s a bit hard to imagine how sweet that actually is, so let me illustrate.  A 4.5 gram pile of Neotame (that’s about the mass of a nickel), would have the same sweetness as 100 pounds of sugar.  That’s incredible!  The bottle I have is 2% Neotame dissolved in water.  Even though it’s only 2% Neotame, one drop of it is the same sweetness as a teaspoon...
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Managing Emotions in Families

Emotional outbursts can be a burden to all who come in contact with them, and this seems to happen most significantly, and with the most damage, in families.  This program from BYUtv shows how two families succeeded in controlling their emotions:  The Candland family of Ashburn, Virginia, who had 4 kids in 3 1/2 years, and the Wood family of Draper, Utah, who blended two families with a total of 10 children: Managing Our Emotions
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