3 Ways Hispanics Benefit from Relationship Education (Infographic Series)

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HRC’s research shows that Relationship Education benefits people from all walks of life. Here’s a look at how our Hispanic participants specifically have been helped. HRC is releasing an infographic series summarizing the research on Relationship and Marriage Education (RME). Watch for more infographics to come. Please share with your friends through email, Facebook, and Twitter, and feel free to share these images on your websites. Help us get the word out about the power [...] Read more »

5 Tips to Keep the Holidays Merry (Infographic Series)

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Happy holidays from HRC! This may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also one of the most stressful. Try these tips to keep your holidays merry instead of harried! HRC is releasing an infographic series summarizing the research on Relationship and Marriage Education (RME). Watch for more infographics to come. Please share with your friends through email, Facebook, and Twitter, and feel free to share these images on your websites. Help [...] Read more »

Surviving the Empty Nest Years (Infographic Series)

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Have your kids flown the nest? The Empty Nest years can be a rewarding time in marriage, but it also brings its own unique complexities. HRC’s “Surviving the Empty Nest Years” infographic shares the secrets to falling in love again, as well as research on how Marriage Education can benefit couples in this stage of life. HRC is releasing an infographic series summarizing the research on Relationship and Marriage Education (RME). Watch for new infographics [...] Read more »

Do Marriage Classes Really Work? (Infographic Series)

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Do Marriage Classes really work? Our research says yes! Beginning today, HRC will be releasing an infographic series summarizing the research on Relationship and Marriage Education (RME). Watch for a new infographic every few weeks. Please share with your friends through email, Facebook, and Twitter, and feel free to share these images on your websites. Help us get the word out about the power of RME!   Use This Graphic for FREE on Your Site! [...] Read more »

New Publication Tells the Stories of Renewed Relationships

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San Diego, CA—May 1, 2013—Healthy Relationships California (HRC), a leader in the field of Relationship and Marriage Education (RME), announces the release of Lives Transformed, a collection of testimonies that illustrate the impact of RME across a diverse array of individuals who have participated in an RME program. Supplementing HRC’s groundbreaking quantitative research on the positive effects of RME, Lives Transformed captures the poignant stories of real people experiencing real change. “This booklet shares a [...] Read more »

Marriage Education Helps Couples Even in the High-Divorce-Risk Years

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Data from the nation’s largest and most diverse study on the impact of Relationship and Marriage Education (RME) classes show that marital satisfaction improves substantially after participating in RME, a finding with significant ramifications during the high-risk early years of marriage. Half of all divorces occur within the first eight years of marriage, making this a high-risk time for couples. In a study of 17,245 Californians taking an RME course, researchers at Healthy Relationships California [...] Read more »

HRC Staffer Receives Orange County Press Club Award: Best Family and Lifestyle Blog

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  Lucinda Loveland, a blogger for Healthy Relationship California, has been recognized for her talent and the relationships-supporting messages conveyed throughout her writing. Now both a staff writer and translator for HRC, Lucinda began writing about Relationship and Marriage Education programs and ideas as a student in a Marriage Education class.  Her popular blog postings include: How to Change Your Partner, Take Control of Your Anger or It Will Control You, 5 Selfish Reasons to [...] Read more »

The Best Father’s Day Story!

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Father’s Day being upon us, thought I’d share the best love story that is gripping but at the same time inspirational. The repetitiousness of life sets us in a monotonous routine and inspiration is sometimes needed to spark motivation and courage. Dick Hoyt has touched the hearts of many fathers with his example of selfless love and taught us all—even mothers—pure love and what can really come of it. Some would say miracles. Share your [...] Read more »

Take Control of Your Anger or It Will Control You!

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Be honest, does your anger get the best of you at times? Does it seem to take over when things get heated with your partner or your kids? Gary Chapman, marriage expert and author of The Five Love Languages says, “Anger is like FIRE. Control it. Use it. Be motivated by it. Whatever you do, don’t ignore it.” Why? Because anger is toxic. For those who stuff their feelings and keep it from coming out, [...] Read more »

It Is Never Too Early to Build a Strong Foundation of Great Communication

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Nathan James King reached a turning point in his life. After embracing religion he was able to put his addiction behind him and focus on his education and relationships. Nathan is a bartender where he met his girlfriend, Erica, an exercise instructor at the Clovis Community Senior Center. They are both continuing their education at CSU Fresno. They had been dating for several months when they decided to take steps to strengthen their communication. They [...] Read more »