by Alan J. Hawkins
The Bottom-line (at the Top): A strong body of research shows that feeling socially connected and especially having high-quality close relationships leads to better health. Relationship educators who are helping couples to form and sustain healthy relationships and marriages are contributing to better health outcomes in society.
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by Dr. Alan J. Hawkins
The Bottom Line (at the Top): Many RE participants begin programs with low levels of hope for the future of their relationship. But when they learn better interaction skills, they increase their relationship hope.
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The Effectiveness of Online RE Programs with Couples Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence
by Jennifer Griffith
The Bottom Line (at the Top): Many couples who participate in RE programs have experienced some lower levels of intimate partner violence. This study suggests that couples who have experienced some intimate partner violence can improve their relationship by participating in an online RE program.
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