Strengthening Marriages and Preventing Divorce: New Directions in Prevention Research

@article{Stanley1995StrengtheningMA,
  title={Strengthening Marriages and Preventing Divorce: New Directions in Prevention Research},
  author={S. Stanley and H. Markman and M. Peters and B. Leber},
  journal={Family Relations},
  year={1995},
  volume={44},
  pages={392}
}
Despite the fact that marital divorce rates have decreased throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, couples marrying for the first time continue to face a 50% chance of divorce during their lifetime (National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS], in press). Many other couples never divorce but remain in distressed and/or abusive relationships (Notarius & Markman, 1993). The good news is that there is more information available now than ever before to help couples take meaningful steps to prevent… Expand
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