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Marriage, not worth the investment

Is marriage worth the investment for women?

The most recent statistic according to the US Census puts singlehood at About 50.2 percent — or 124.6 million American adults, according to an NPR story from 2014. 50%, the highest proportion in the history of America. Why is it ...

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Being Single and Greek: Anathema or New Trend

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A professional woman in her 40s, lets call her Helen, educated, accomplished, and independent, confessed that she was feeling miserable lately. She had begun seeing a therapist for depression. Her depression, she realized, had to do with the fact that ...

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The Greek Mom: Past and Present Parenting Styles

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  While recently chatting with a fellow Greek mommy friend, our conversation shifted down memory lane: memories of our moms and our overall childhood experiences with them. After a few minutes of talking about our mothers’ parenting styles, which were ...

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The Art, Science and Business of Love: Maria Avgitidis of Agape Match

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She is the only Greek American match maker in North America.  “Proxenio,” the Greek practice of marriage making, courses through her blood for five generations.  She is the alchemist of agape, breaking down the mysteries of attraction and forging them ...

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Do Greek men make good marriage partners?

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The stories of Greek heroes’ infidelity and hanky panky are the stuff of legend.        Take Jason or Theseus or the infamous Odysseus.  Jason, married to Medea and whose charms without which he could not have survived, still ...

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