Category: Marriage, Family And Children

What are “Good Enough” Marriages?

From a child’s perspective, “good enough” marriages are those where there is a low level of conflict between parents. Based on research, it would be better for children in the long term to reconcile such “good enough” marriages instead of divorce.

Update from Cultivate Commune: The Roles of Fathers and Mothers in Parenting

Our first Cultivate Commune – a breakfast conversation where we explore how big ideas are planted in real community experiences - kicked off on Friday, 12 April 2024. We saw two stay-home fathers anchoring an insightful discussion over various topics centred around parenting and children.

Can We Afford (More) Divorces?

Divorces have many social costs, and this affects the economy and taxpayers. Are we prepared to do more to save marriages, for the sake of the next generation?

Flexible Work Arrangement Guidelines: Game-changer, or not?

The new Tripartite Guidelines on Flexible Work Arrangement Requests tip the scale in the balance between work and caregiving responsibilities. But to maximise their effect, both employees and employers should exercise responsibility and mutual understanding, and a wider cultural change is still needed.

Infidelity: An Affair of the Heart, or More?

In the Netflix series FUBAR, one character claims that infidelity is "a connection of the heart". Is that true?

Words make conversation

Words make conversation, and clarity breeds communication. We can grow the good, one conversation at a time because interpersonal dialogue humanises us.