Problem: Is it lawful or advisable for engaged couples to read one or the other of the many books that are published about sex and the details of married life before they are married? My boy friend and I have heard our non-Catholic friends talking about such books, and have even been offered one by … Continue reading Should Engaged Couples Read Books About Sex?
Many women,not understanding this aspect of masculine psychology,become jealous of their husband's work,his game of golf,or his once-a-week card game with his cronies,as though these were threats to the husband's love for them. The man,in his turn,not realizing the woman's viewpoint, is amazed at the vehemence of her objections to what seem to him to … Continue reading Understanding The Masculine Psychology (Part 2)
Problem: How is it possible to be sure that a boy friend, in becoming a convert to the Catholic Church, is truly sincere in his conversion and not merely "going through the motions" for the sake of marriage? I went out with this boy for a while, liked him quite a lot, but finally told … Continue reading How to Judge a Boy Friend’s Conversion to the Catholic Church.
Problem: Is it wrong for a girl in her middle twenties to try to have her facial appearance improved by plastic surgery? Is it a sin against humility or the fifth commandment or any other law of God? I am not an introvert, I like people, and I would like to get married. But I … Continue reading Is Plastic Surgery Lawful?
Ridiculous Excuses of the Immodest! I hereby post this after obtaining due permission and having done some Editting. Dear ....; I appreciate your efforts towards promoting and reviving the spirit of catholicity especially in the aspect of modesty. In the same spirit, I having found your thoughts credible promote them in my own little place … Continue reading Ridiculous Excuses of the Immodest.
Question: In the April issue of last year you stated that a Catholic girl is obliged to find out as quickly as possible whether a man who asks her for dates is free to marry. That statement made me angry. Find out! Great! But how? Three years ago I met a very nice young man. … Continue reading On Marrying A Divorced Man
Every day you are complaining about your children, are you not? Your complaint is that you can no longer control them? That is very true. You have perhaps forgotten the day that you said to your son or your daughter: "If you want to go to the fair at Montmerle, or even to the vogue … Continue reading “We No Longer Control Them.” – The Cry of Many Mothers Today.