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BYU professor to discuss "marriage buffet" at conference Feb. 25

Brent A. Barlow will present “The Marriage Buffet” for the “Seven Hours to a Better Marriage” conference Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Brigham Young University Conference Center.

Admission is $45 for singles and $85 for married couples. For registration and details, visit ce.byu.edu/cw/bettermarriage or call (801) 422-8925.

Barlow, a professor in the School of Family Life at BYU, will discuss such issues as why divorce happens and the way couples can work to prevent it, as well as other principles that will help strengthen marriages.

Barlow received outstanding teaching awards from Southern Illinois University, the University of Wisconsin-Stout and BYU. He also served as chair of the Governor’s Commission on Marriage in Utah from 1998 to 2004.

A former member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and the American Association of Christian Counselors, Barlow has authored several publications about marriage, including “Ensign” articles, six books and a weekly column for the “Deseret News.”

He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BYU and a doctorate from Florida State University.

Writer: Brian Rust

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