Psychiatrists have discovered talk doesn't pay, leading many to turn instead to drug therapy, Gardiner Harris reports in The New York Times. Low-cost, evidence-based marriage education and relationship skills training is becoming more popular as couples and singles reach out for practical skills to help them understand and talk to each other.
Greater numbers of singles are turning up at marriage education and relationship skills classes. A new study explains why and reveals potential cost saving benefits for state and federal policy-makers.
Millions of Americans attend groups each year for help with sex addictions. The psychiatric community continues to debate whether the issue is one of morality or disease.
The University of Virginia's recent "Survey of Marital Generosity" shows the recession has brought economic hardship to half of all married Americans. Communities are responding with innovative strategies to help couples and families prevent homelessness.
As Protests Rage in Cairo, Other Nations Learn Skills to Be Friendlier and More Responsive to Citizens
While angry protesters were bringing down the government of Egypt Saturday, 7,000 miles away officials from another country were learning about emotions and communication skills to be friendlier and more responsive to each other and the people they serve.
President Obama told America's servicemen and women today, "we're going to keep your family strong and secure." A two year study of 160 couples participating in marriage enrichment retreats following combat deployment shows a significant, positive impact on family resiliency and offers a promising national model.
Hilda "Lynn" Saltzman died Wednesday at the age of 82. Her granddaughter reflects on the lasting legacy of a life devoted to family.