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Marriage Education

Is Forever Feasible?

Beverly Willett | Posted 10.27.2013 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

Despite news reports that marriage is in deep trouble in the U.S., Brigham Young University Professor Alan J. Hawkins says that marriage is not dead.

What May Help Military Couples Overcome Infidelity

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 01.27.2013 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Following infidelity, most couples wonder: is there any way to recover from this injury to the relationship and save the marriage?

2 Steps That Will Make Your Marriage Stronger

Harriet Lerner | Posted 05.13.2012 | Weddings
Harriet Lerner

We naturally become defensive when our spouse begins to criticize us. We listen to refute or correct the inaccuracies, distortions and exaggerations that are inevitably there. The challenge is to listen only to understand.

The Most Pioneering Divorce Reform Effort In 40 Years

Beverly Willett | Posted 04.18.2013 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

America has the highest rate of divorce in the Western world, and the consequences to our nation's families have been devastating.

Is Marriage that Luxury Cruise Ship Stranded in the Ocean?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Time magazine calls marriage a 'luxury yacht.' Remember what happened on the last cruise ship? The cover of Time magazine asks, in big bold letters,...

The New Marriage Gap: Does Education Predict Conjugal Success?

Christine Whelan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Whelan

Educated young adults are marrying and thriving in their unions, while those with less education are more likely to cohabit, less likely to ever marry and more likely to divorce if they do wed, according to a Pew analysis of Census data.

The Sometimes Sordid History of the American Quest for Bliss in Marriage

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bella DePaulo

Instead of simply teaching people to have 'healthy' marriages, marriage counseling taught Americans to define marriage itself as a healthy state of being.

In 4,000 Word Story on Marriage Education, Washington Post Only Quotes True Believers

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

Have you read The Marriage Myth story in the Washington Post? The subtitle of reporter Ellen McCarthy's article is "Why do so many couples divorce? Ma...