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A healthy family starts with a strong marriage.

Marriage Resources

For Churches

When marriages and families thrive, so does the church. Helping couples strengthen their relationships creates an exciting ripple effect that can change the culture of the community!

classes for couples:

Preparing for marriage

For couples seriously dating, engaged, or recent married. Explore key topics to help your relationship last a lifetime!

support and guidance with

couples coaching

Sometimes relationships hit a bump in the road and working with a relationship coach can help provide encouragement and skills to help get things back on track.

classes for couples:

Discover better ways to meet needs, communicate, resolve conflict, express anger, and avoid dirty fighting. Adventures in Marriage is appropriate for couples at ANY age or stage.

Explore National Events

Not local? Not a problem. See events all over the country and add your own to the US marriage Marriage

Additional Resources

Family Life Today

Family Life Today exists to help families grow together and impact their corner of the world. Our mission is to effectively develop godly families who change the world one home at a time.

Family Life Blended

Focus on the family

Focus on the Family is a fundamentalist Protestant organization founded in 1977 in Southern California by James Dobson, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The group is one of a number of evangelical parachurch organizations that rose to prominence in the 1980s.

Symbis assessment

Love language

When we feel disconnected from the people we care about, life is a lonely place. The 5 Love Languages® is a simple and effective way to strengthen your connections, so you can experience greater joy and harmony in all of your relationships.

regeneration ministries

Regeneration is a nonprofit organization that produces videos, podcasts, articles, events, and programs to equip men, women, and families to learn and live God’s good, holy, and beautiful design for sexuality.  

The Harvard health blog

The Health advantages of marriage


Family Resilience And Connection Promote Flourishing Among US Children, Even Amid Adversity

Harvard's institute for quantitative social science

Human Flourishing Program Releases New Study on Divorce


Marriage has mysterious money perks

Institute for family studies

Children First: Why Family Structure and Stability Matter for Children

Institute for family studies

Family Breakdown and America’s Welfare System

National Library of Medicine

Parental divorce or separation and children's mental health

Author Shaunti Feldhahn

The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

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