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Program Listing

Is your healthy marriage and relationship program listed on our websites? We have an ever-growing directory of healthy marriage and relationship education programs located across the country, with more than 80,000 combined monthly visits to our two websites. Search the program listings on Healthymarriageinfo.org and Twoofus.org to be certain your program is listed on these popular sites. Send program information and updates via email to info@healthymarriageinfo.org.

Program Assistance

Looking to fine tune your marriage/relationship 



Check out our Marriage/Relationship Education (MRE) Program Development and Management Manual. You can download a free PDF of this resource or purchase a three-ring binder of the entire 179-page manual for only a small shipping and handling fee.

The manual is designed to help practitioners and administrators create an MRE program that meets the needs of their target audience. The manual draws from previously developed resources created by the NHMRC and also incorporates new tools and strategies suggested by those working in the MRE field.

Marriage, Relationships and Health

The health benefits of marriage have been much commentedrelationship upon in recent years by scholars, public officials, health and human service practitioners, and the media. The following resources from the NHMRC address this important issue:

  • The critical role of spousal and family caregivers: Health care and family systems professionals urge Congress to acknowledge the crucial role of spousal and family caregivers in the prevention, care and treatment of the chronically ill in the Better Care, Lower Cost Act.
  • Marriage & Relationship Factors in Health: An Issue Brief on the Implications for Improving Health Care Quality & Reducing Costs.
  • “Something Important is Going on Here!” Wingspread Conference Proceedings 2012.
  • "I'm not her family caregiver, I'm her husband!"

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National Marriage Project Releases New Report

Bigger Weddings, Fewer Partners, Less ‘Sliding’ Linked to Better Marriagesbaby The latest National Marriage Project report, co-authored by psychologists Galena K. Rhoades and Scott M. Stanley, explores the association between premarital experiences and post-marital quality among today’s young adults.

NARME Conference Recordings

Over 70 session recordings from the annual conference of the National Association of Relationship and Marriage Education (NARME) are now available for purchase at playbacknarme.com.


Fatherhood Research & Practice Network Poll

In June 2014, the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) researchlaunched to promote rigorous evaluation of fatherhood programs. The FRPN will announce its first grant awards to researcher and program/practitioner teams this fall. The FRPN plans to provide free technical assistance to fatherhood programs interested in evaluation. If your program also provides services to fathers we encourage you to complete their Technical Assistance Poll.

The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) is a clearinghouse for high quality, balanced, and timely information and resources on healthy marriage and relationships managed by Public Strategies.

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