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  1. This listing does NOT serve as an endorsement by IAM Love Builders of the views expressed in any of these sites however we do feel the list contains sites that will be of benefit to you and your family.


    PREP, Inc. 

    1. PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) is one of the most comprehensive and well respected divorce-prevention/marriage enhancing programs in the world. PREP is a skills and principles-building curriculum designed to help partners say what they need to say, get to the heart of problems, and increase their connection with each other.


      Administration for Children and Family 

      1. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, childcare, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.


        Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

        1. Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.


          National Fatherhood Initiative

          1. National Fatherhood Initiative’s mission is to improve the wellbeing of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers.


            National Healthy Marriage Resource Center 

            1. The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) is a national resource and clearinghouse for information and research relating to healthy marriages. We strive to be a "first–stop shop" for marriage and family trends and statistics, marriage education and programming, 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. The NHMRC supports the Administration for Children and Families furthering its commitment to promoting and supporting healthy marriages and child well–being by providing research and program information and generating new knowledge about promising and effective strategies. Our audience includes individuals, couples, families, educators, policymakers, researchers, and organizational leaders with an interest in marriage. The NHMRC provides access to print and electronic publications, timely information on healthy marriage issues, and targeted resources that support healthy relationships and marriages.


              Smart Marriages 

              1. Marriage is the foundation of the family, and the family is the foundation of society: if we strengthen marriage, we strengthen the family, we strengthen the children and we strengthen the community. If your goal is to help improve the world, marriage is as good a place as any to start. - Diane Sollee, Grand Rapids Family Summit, 1998. Smart Marriages provides resources and connections to experts in the field of marriage.


                Couple Checkup

                1. The Couple Checkup is an innovative and foundational tool for marriage and relationship enrichment which can be used alone, or in combination with enrichment books, seminars, or marriage retreats.

Love Tips

  1. Be alert to the dangers of the workplace. Men and women with similar interests see each other daily, mostly on their best behavior, and with nice clothes and make-up. Inoculate yourself with commitment.