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The Healthy Marriage Handbook
Francesca Adler-Baeder
Free to View, Download, or Print

This handbook provides information on the key elements that are beneficial in creating and maintaining healthy marriages. While the target population for the publication is newly marrying couples, the information is applicable to all couple relationships, regardless of marital status. The handbook includes interactive elements so couples can talk together about and practice these skills. Helpful information is also provided on strategies to manage specific challenges that many couples face. Resource and referral information guides readers to other educational and intervention resources available.