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Mace Medal - Given in honor of David and Vera Mace, founders of ACME/Better Marriages.  This highest award is granted to a person or couple for distinguished service to marriage enrichment at a national or international level. This award is […]

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Better Marriages™ Provides Answers and Support for Couples Committed to Sharing Their Journey Through Life

By Suzanne Wentley In the 1970s, the divorce rate in America began to climb, leading many observers to wonder whether the institution of marriage was doomed. Despite the celebrity splits that seem to dominate the news, the US divorce rate has […]

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Couples Guide to Finances

Our friends at www.ourstart.com research and write about the latest pregnancy and motherhood trends. They understand that money management between two people is crucial to any successful relationship. Whether dating, engaged or married, sharing financial responsibilities is a huge factor that should […]

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The Impact of Tiredness on Marital Conflicts

By: Tuck.com They say to “never go to bed angry,” but dealing with conflict while sleep-deprived can be a recipe for disaster. Tired couples may find themselves arguing more than when they are well-rested. One reason for this is that sleep deprivation not […]

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Married to Jekyll; Betrayed by Hyde

By: Caleb Anderson Caleb developed an opiate addiction after being in a car accident. He’s in recovery today and wants to inspire others to overcome their addictions.  Addiction and relationships Addiction changes people and they often feel and act as though they are […]

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Yann Dall’Aglio’s “Love — you’re doing it wrong.”

Dall’Aglio, a French philosopher and author says love is the desire of being desired. But in a world that often favors the self over others, how can people find the tenderness and connection they crave? It may be easier than you […]

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Marriage Moments Compilation

Members of Better Marriages receive a weekly “Marriage Moment” delivered to their inbox.  Not a member? You can join at http://www.bettermarriages.org/members/join. Please enjoy this complimentary compilation. Download PDF here: Marriage Moments Compilation 3-31-18.

CULTIVATING A HAPPY MARRIAGE: WHAT’S THE SECRET?

By Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott What do you picture when you imagine a happy marriage? Some people think of financial security, a nice house, physical beauty, good health, high-profile careers, a thriving social life, or societal status. Others picture a quiet […]

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FOUR SIMPLE WAYS TO BUILD A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP THROUGH INTIMACY

from Pure Romance Sex is an expression of intimacy, but it takes much more than sex to create intimacy - and in turn, a healthy relationship. Here are 4 simple tips to get you started. People often use the words “sex” and […]

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How You Can Avoid Marriage Madness

By: Prepare/Enrich   March Madness, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, is nearing its end. Whether you are on track to win your office pool or you just discovered that March Madness is not actually another name for spring fever, you have probably […]

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