logging in or signing up Human Development Character Education Lilly Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2245 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: June 17, 2007 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 2 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: kaustubh9875 (26 month(s) ago) plz mail me dis...thanks Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Human Development: Human Development The Significance of Character in Creating Fulfilling Relationships and Successful Marriages Love and CharacterHow Virtues Sustain Successful Marriages : Love and Character How Virtues Sustain Successful Marriages Character EducationRelationship Education Marriage Education : Character Education Relationship Education Marriage Education The State of Our Unions: The State of Our Unions The Social Health of Marriage in America, 2004 The Marrying Kind: Which Men Marry and Why Survey of young men, 25-34 years of age. Men are delaying marriage until older ages Most men are 'the marrying kind.' Men from traditional, religiously observant family backgrounds are more likely to be married. By Barbara Dafoe Whitehead andamp; David Poponoe The State of Our Unions: The State of Our Unions 20% of men, strong negative views about marriage, women and children. Midst of revolutionary change in the institution of marriage. The pathway into marriage is changing. The meaning of marriage is changing. People expect more from marriage today. National Marriage Project, email@example.com Slide6: Communication Only 7% Verbal 43 % Inclination of voice 50% Body language Character —Context for Communication: 'When…courage, persistence, gratefulness, calmness, gentleness and unselfish love are …in a person’s character, it is easier to receive his or her words.' Gary Smalley Character —Context for Communication Listening Skills Require Character: Listening Skills Require Character 1. States situation using 'I' messages 2. Reflects with empathy andamp; compassion 3. Affirm andamp; clarifies statement Slide9: 'As I have observed many different couples I have become convinced that strong marriages are built on the virtues or character strengths of the spouses. In other words, the best way to have a good marriage is to be a good person.' Blaine Fowers, The Myth of Marital Happiness Slide10: Character Contributes to Lasting Marriage Divorcing spouses often report loss of respect for their partner What is Love?: What is Love? It's a question that has challenged the most sensitive spirits of humankind. Love is passionate. It is powerful. It is obsessive. Love can seem cruel, but always rewards those in its grasp with pleasure at least equal to the pain. Love can be found in the smile of a child, the eyes of a grandmother, or the embrace of a friend. Slide12: Unselfish Love is a Matter of Character The Cardinal Virtues of Marriage: Self-sacrifice Forgiveness Commitment Fidelity Respect Honesty The Cardinal Virtues of Marriage Virtues = Lasting Love: Virtues = Lasting Love You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.