Ken Corr

Archives: October 2014

The Loss of the Courtship Ritual

Something is happening in the courtship ritual that is undermining commitment in long-term relationships.  The courtship ritual has lost a series of commitment decisions leading to marriage that helped to confirm the marriage choice.  This loss has led to a greater degree of uncertainty and is undermining relationships that are supposedly based on commitment. The courtship ritual used to...more

Is Living Together Before Marriage Risky?

One of the changes that we are seeing in premarital counseling is the increasing number of couples who are choosing to live together before they get married. Many explain it simply as a convenience. Some say that it was financially better for them to share expenses.   Some even suggest that it was a way for them to test the...more
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