Studying the benefits of healthy relationships and broad impact of marriage and divorce.

Healthy Relationships California (HRC) is committed to conducting, tracking, and promoting research related to marriage, divorce, Relationship Education, and other related matters.

Conducting Statewide Surveys on Marriage & Relationships

HRC released the State of California’s Unions, findings from the first-ever, statewide survey of Californians’ attitudes and behaviors related to marriage, divorce Relationship Education and more. View the findings from the main report and other mini-reports >>

Compiling the Findings on the Benefits of Healthy Marriages:

A tremendous amount of research has been conducted and findings released that make a strong case for healthy marriages and provides a greater understanding about marriage than ever before. HRC has compiled the data into a 6-booklet series designed in a reader-friendly format. The award-winning Healthy Marriages booklets are available in print and downloadable formats, as well as in a Power Point and Video slideshow. Find out more about the Healthy Marriages series here >>

Broadcasting the Impact of Marriage & Relationship Education:

With so much focus on the number of marriages and divorces that occur in a given year, the real question is, can we do anything about troubled marriages or improve the quality of couple relationships? HRC conducts rigorous, ongoing cross-program, cross-site outcome research on our own RE classes, and publicize the research findings of how Marriage & Relationship Education affects the quality and health of couple relationships.  Discover what effect ME and RE have on couples  >>

Posting the Latest Stats and Studies on Research:

Almost everyday, a new study, report or research is released on relationship-related findings. HRC reviews these and regularly posts the most informative and interesting findings. View the latest stats and studies here >>>

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Partial funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant: 90FE0104. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.