Married Love and the Gift of Life

Men and women considering marriage yearn for certain things. They want to be accepted unconditionally by each other. They want […]

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What does this have to do With Contraception?

A husband and wife express their committed love not only with words, but with the language of their bodies. Married […]

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What should a Couple do if they have a good reason to avoid having a Child?

A married couple can engage in marital intimacy during the naturally infertile times in a woman’s cycle, or after child-bearing […]

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What is natural family planning?

Natural family planning is a general name for the methods of family planning that are based on a woman’s menstrual […]

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Is there really a difference between using contraception and practicing natural family planning?

On the surface, there may seem to be little difference. But the end result is not the only thing that […]

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Is it true, as some claim, that some methods of birth control can cause an abortion?

Some methods of birth control are aimed at preventing the union of sperm and egg and therefore act only as […]

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What has been the Impact of Contraception on Society? On Married Couples?

Many would likely be surprised at how long all Christian churches agreed on this teaching against contraception. It was only […]

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Conclusion

By using contraception, couples may think that they are avoiding problems or easing tensions, that they are exerting control over […]

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Secular Press Suggests Time is Ripe to Rediscover, Promote NFP

Two high-profile magazines recently admitted the discontent of today’s women with hormonal birth control. Both The Atlantic and New York Magazine recounted stories of women who are done with the unpleasant side effects of the Pill and its cousins, the Patch and IUDs....

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The New Old-School Birth Control

If recent trend stories are to be believed, such as one from Ann Friedman at New York Magazine, some heterosexual women—particularly those in long-term, monogamous relationships—are giving up on the default birth control options. Synthetic hormones come with side effects, condoms don’t...

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Yasmin and Yaz Survivors

I went on Yasmin in 2005 and thought I loved it at first...Then, I started getting headaches all the time, strange paresthesia sensations in my hands. My heart would skip beats, and I eventually started getting stabbing pains every once in a while in my chest. Couldn't handle hot weather...

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Time To Admit It: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control

Painting the Catholic Church as "out of touch" is like shooting fish in a barrel, what with the funny hats and gilded churches. And nothing makes it easier than the Church's stance against contraception. Many people...

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