Marriage Matters: A Description and Initial Examination of a Church-Based Marital Education Program
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Marital education is helpful for treating marital distress. Religious organizations have been identified as a particularly useful outlet for the dissemination of marital education. We describe and present initial evidence for the effectiveness of Marriage Matters, a church-based marital education program. Participants (N = 731) reported a high level of satisfaction with the program and also reported feeling better about their marriage at the end of the program compared to the beginning of the program.
KeywordsMarriage Education Church Couples Church-based programs
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