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October 13, 2011

Money Can't Buy Love. . .

It shouldn't take a University to figure this out. Less can always be more. God always give you what you Need, not what you think you Want!

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Can't Buy Love: Materialism Kills Marriages

PHOTO: Studies show that being materialistic increases the likelihood of marital difficulties and dissatisfaction.

Focusing too heavily on the "for richer" part of the nuptial vows could spell disaster for a marriage, according to research published today by Brigham Young University.

"Our study found that materialism was associated with spouses having lower levels of responsiveness and less emotional maturity. Materialism was also linked to less effective communication, higher levels of negative conflict, lower relationship satisfaction, and less marriage stability," said Jason Carroll, a BYU professor of family life in Provo, Utah, and lead author of the study.

The Things That Money Just Can't Buy

"People who are materialistic tend to be narcissistic and concerned with impressing people,"
"They have a tendency to be anxious, depressed, have relatively poor relationship skills and have low self-esteem.

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