ERIC Number: EJ632178
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Publication Date: 2001
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Making a Case for Premarital Education.
Stanley, Scott M.
Family Relations, v50 n3 p272-280 Jul 2001
Proposes that premarital education efforts can reduce marital distress and divorce. Using a combination of rational argument and empirical findings, four key benefits of premarital education are discussed: (a) it fosters deliberation; (b) it sends the message that marriage matters; (c) it make seeking help an option; and (d) it may lower risk for subsequent marital distress. (BF)
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