Paul Kerry, Ph.D., Brigham Young University
Patrick Fagan, Ph.D., Marriage and Religion Research Institute
Dr. Paul Kerry introduces the 2012 national conference of the Love and Fidelity Network; Dr. Patrick Fagan delivers the keynote address on how our cultural withdrawal from marriage contributes to economic weakening. In his talk, Dr. Fagan explores the crises American culture and society faces in regards to our withdrawal from marriage and our growing economic weaknesses. Drawing on original research from MARRI he discusses the relationship between these two realities, focusing on the relationship of marriage to the mircro economic of the family and to the macro economy of the nation.