The 7 Stages of Marriage
Every relationship evolves through seven distinct phases -- from the honeymoon period to the "I love you warts and all" stage. Find out which stage your marriage is in!

Dr. Scott Haltzman, MD
Author of "The Secrets of Happily Married Men: Eight Ways to Win Your Wife's Heart Forever,"  &  "The Secrets of Happily Married Women: How to get more out of your relationship by doing less."  Dr. Haltzman appeared on Boston's ABC News outlining the stages of marriage as written by Dr. Rita DeMaria in "The 7 Stages of Marriage." Click here for the video.

National Healthy Marriage Resource Center
"The NHMRC is a national resource for information and research relating to healthy marriages. It offers marriage and family trends and statistics, marriage education programs, scholarly research and the latest news and events. In particular, the NHMRC also provides training and technical assistance presentations and documents for federally funded Healthy Marriage Initiative (HMI) grantees."

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Alcoholics Anonymous
Are you concerned about alcohol use or abuse with yourself or a family member?


Beyond Affairs Network (BAN)
BAN is a network of local support groups for people who are dealing with the devastating impact of a spouse's affair. It is for women and men (still married or divorced) seeking support in recovering from this experience. (BAN is for "meetings," not just email.)
Resources for Recovering from Extramarital Affairs

Honesty Can Heal the Hurt of Affairs:
Instead of throwing in towel, work on trust, openness and acceptance is key.
Article written by Melissa Kossler Dutton for The Associated Press and published in February 2008.




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