Category Archives: Long-term

Choose by Brianna Williams

The National Extension Relationship & Marriage Education Network (NERMEN) is comprised of researchers and practitioners who utilize their research findings to better inform the effectiveness of relationship and marriage education programs. NERMEN has compiled a model of seven principles that … Continue reading

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A diamond may be “forever,” but what about your marriage? by Allison Mangone

Recently you may have heard an interesting news report on the radio or television regarding a link between the cost of buying an engagement ring and the subsequent likelihood of divorce for the couple. For those of you who haven’t … Continue reading

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Recalling your strengths, improving your relationship by Alex Chan

As human beings, it’s very easy to pay attention to the negative events or situations that we come across every day. Some would say that this tendency has helped us survive as a species. If we never took the time … Continue reading

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In Sickness and in HEALTH: Creating Healthy Habits with Your Partner by Kelsey Blythe

We hear about the importance of physical health all the time, it’s everywhere: “Eat healthy, stay active!”  But did you ever consider that being healthy with your partner can also be good for your relationship? One aspect of having a … Continue reading

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Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Truth or Myth?

When I received my acceptance letter to begin the doctoral program at Auburn University, I was over the moon. I had recently finished my thesis and was ready to start a new chapter in my life, and then I met … Continue reading

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