Glenn Stanton

Glenn T. Stanton is the director for family formation studies at Focus on the Family. He debates and lectures extensively on the issues of gender, sexuality, marriage and parenting at universities and churches around the country. Glenn is the author of four books and a contributor to nine others. He’s a huge Bob Dylan fan, loves quirky movies, and picked out and bought the first piece of clothing for himself when he was 28. Glenn and his wife, Jacqueline, have five children and live in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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What Boosts Risk of Divorce/Marital Success?

There are a number of factors social scientists consistently find that are regularly associated with increased risk of divorce for a couple. It is important that couples, before they decide to marry, be aware of the factors associated with greater risk …

How Do I Know if I’m Ready to Marry?

Young adults asking whether or not they are ready to marry is quite common and very important. It is the biggest life-question you will ask, second only to “how shall I respond to the claims of Christ?” I have been married to my wife for 30 years. We m …

Wedding Prices and Marital Success

Phone calls from journalists get me thinking. And I have gotten a few of them in the last few days about … the Kardashians. Now, all I know about that is that someone named Kim has a show on television where people are trying to keep up with her. App …

What Cohabitation Does for Marriage

There are some curious things going on with cohabitation and marriage that seem to tell two different stories. First, the folks at Pew recently told us (see p. 36) that young adults have the strongest desire to marry of any generation alive today. Othe …

Record-Breaking Grandpa

It’s great when you read about old folks doing remarkable things, breaking records and such. This story is about a record-breaking grandpa, but the thing is, he’s not an old guy. Not even youngishly middle-aged. This gramps is not even 30. What does on …

More Bad News on Men and Family

Here’s a story I read recently that marks more dark news for men’s place in the family. While we decry the sperm-donor male in some corners of our culture, we seem to be working overtime to not only create more of them, but also relieve them of that mi …

Where My Boyhood Meets My Present

I’m on a bit of an odyssey for two weeks. One back in time. One of the benefits of working at Focus on the Family is that a number of years ago, Dr. Dobson wanted to make sure employees were well compensated for their work, and budget didn’t allow for …

Sex Differences Matter

The New York Times published two important articles on gender/sex difference last weekend — Boys Will be Boys, Not on These Families and When it Comes to Scandal, Boys Won’t be Girls — with the first taking a seemingly “progressive” position that the o …

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