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Links to Resources are listed alphabetically within the categories of Marriage Education, Marriage Counseling, Blogs, Faith Based, Academic & Research, Care, and Legislative Reform. These are the types of groups Kids Against Divorce aims to help through you planting your Family Tree.
"Empathy enhances the quality of meaningful relationships, which research suggests is one of the most important factors in a person’s sense of well being." ~ The Atlantic
Relationship Education is still a growing field and much of the information is still under the umbrella of Marriage Education. See great resources below under Marriage Education...
"How to have a healthy marriage can be taught. The key is learning a set of skills to handle communication and conflict, tools that are usually honed in a classroom setting.." ~ USA Today
Some great resources...
"The right couples counselor can rescue a crumbling relationship, but the wrong one can end up making things even worse."
~ Chicago Tribune
Some great resources....
A great way to not feel alone... While the details are different from one marriage to another, the concepts are often the same. People / Couples are all experiencing the same "stuff."
Some great Blogs...
FAITH BASED EDUCATION & COUNSELING
Many of the resources listed in other sections might have faith-based components. Here are some resources that are specifically faith-based...
Catholic Marriage Prep Class - Online
ACADEMIC & RESEARCH
There is groundbreaking research being done at Universities, Government Agencies, Think Tanks, and Associations.
Below please find some great resources.
We realize our dream of every marriage being forever is not realistic, therefore we strive to minimize the divorce rate. Accordingly, below please find some excellent resources for when divorce has occurred.
In his book, Twice Adopted, Michael Reagan tells that late in his father's life before he became ill, his father told him his signing of the first no-fault divorce legislation as Governer of California in 1969 - and the now current law in all fifty states - was his “greatest regret” in public life.
"Divorce is where two adults take everything that matters to a child -- the child's home, family, security and sense of being loved and protected -- and they smash it all up, leave it in ruins on the floor, then walk out and leave the child to clean up the mess." ~ Michael Reagan, Twice Adopted
Kids Against Divorce is proud to have created The Marriage Education Act which has been discussed on national television news and radio programs. There are several organizations doing amazing work in divorce reform legislation. Like our MEA, education is the centerpiece of these legislative efforts as well...